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Benjamin Stone

(1838-1914), Politician and photographer

Sir (John) Benjamin Stone

Sitter in 28 portraits
Artist associated with 1436 portraits
In 1895 Stone was returned unopposed as Member of Parliament for the East Birmingham constituency, giving him the unique opportunity of recording the sights and personalities of the Palace of Westminster. Stone made it his business to photograph every MP, servants of the Houses of Parliament, and many of those who visited. The National Portrait Gallery owns two thousand of his photographs, a remarkable record of comings and goings at Westminster around 1900.

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Charles James Murray, by Benjamin Stone - NPG x32570

Charles James Murray

by Benjamin Stone
platinum print, 1897
NPG x32570

Sir Francis Alexander Newdigate Newdegate, by Benjamin Stone - NPG x32573

Sir Francis Alexander Newdigate Newdegate

by Benjamin Stone
platinum print, July 1897
NPG x32573

Donald Ninian Nicol, by Benjamin Stone - NPG x32576

Donald Ninian Nicol

by Benjamin Stone
platinum print, 27 May 1897
NPG x32576

Patrick O'Brien, by Benjamin Stone - NPG x32932

Patrick O'Brien

by Benjamin Stone
platinum print, July 1897
NPG x32932

James O'Connor, by Benjamin Stone - NPG x33734

James O'Connor

by Benjamin Stone
platinum print, 1897
NPG x33734

Sir Edward Ebenezer Parkes, by Benjamin Stone - NPG x33978

Sir Edward Ebenezer Parkes

by Benjamin Stone
platinum print, 1897
NPG x33978

Sir Edward Ebenezer Parkes, by Benjamin Stone - NPG x33979

Sir Edward Ebenezer Parkes

by Benjamin Stone
platinum print, June 1897
NPG x33979

Benjamin Pickard, by Benjamin Stone - NPG x33991

Benjamin Pickard

by Benjamin Stone
platinum print, July 1897
NPG x33991

Henry De Worms, 1st Baron Pirbright, by Benjamin Stone - NPG x34616

Henry De Worms, 1st Baron Pirbright

by Benjamin Stone
platinum print, June 1897
NPG x34616

Sir William Overend Priestley, by Benjamin Stone - NPG x34709

Sir William Overend Priestley

by Benjamin Stone
platinum print, 1897
NPG x34709

Sir Robert Purvis, by Benjamin Stone - NPG x34711

Sir Robert Purvis

by Benjamin Stone
platinum print, May 1897
NPG x34711

Sir James Rankin, 1st Bt, by Benjamin Stone - NPG x35006

Sir James Rankin, 1st Bt

by Benjamin Stone
platinum print, 2 July 1897
NPG x35006

Sir Harold James Reckitt, 2nd Bt, by Benjamin Stone - NPG x35013

Sir Harold James Reckitt, 2nd Bt

by Benjamin Stone
platinum print, May 1897
NPG x35013

John Edward Redmond, by Benjamin Stone - NPG x35014

John Edward Redmond

by Benjamin Stone
platinum print, July 1897
NPG x35014

Robert Threshie Reid, Earl Loreburn, by Benjamin Stone - NPG x35022

Robert Threshie Reid, Earl Loreburn

by Benjamin Stone
platinum print, June 1897
NPG x35022

Henry Charles Richards, by Benjamin Stone - NPG x35027

Henry Charles Richards

by Benjamin Stone
platinum print, July 1897
NPG x35027

Sir Joseph Compton-Rickett, by Benjamin Stone - NPG x35028

Sir Joseph Compton-Rickett

by Benjamin Stone
platinum print, 30 September 1897
NPG x35028

Matthew White Ridley, 1st Viscount Ridley, by Benjamin Stone - NPG x35031

Matthew White Ridley, 1st Viscount Ridley

by Benjamin Stone
platinum print, July 1897
NPG x35031

Sir Thomas Wallace Russell, 1st Bt, by Benjamin Stone - NPG x44944

Sir Thomas Wallace Russell, 1st Bt

by Benjamin Stone
platinum print, June 1897
NPG x44944

Sir Harry Simon Samuel, by Benjamin Stone - NPG x35053

Sir Harry Simon Samuel

by Benjamin Stone
platinum print, 2 December 1897
NPG x35053

Jonathan Samuel, by Benjamin Stone - NPG x35054

Jonathan Samuel

by Benjamin Stone
platinum print, June 1897
NPG x35054

William Lucas-Shadwell, by Benjamin Stone - NPG x35059

William Lucas-Shadwell

by Benjamin Stone
platinum print, 1897
NPG x35059

Thomas Shaw, 1st Baron Craigmyle, by Benjamin Stone - NPG x35063

Thomas Shaw, 1st Baron Craigmyle

by Benjamin Stone
platinum print, 27 May 1897
NPG x35063

Sandford Arthur Strong, by Benjamin Stone - NPG x35400

Sandford Arthur Strong

by Benjamin Stone
platinum print, May 1897
NPG x35400

Edward Field, by Benjamin Stone - NPG x15814

Edward Field

by Benjamin Stone
platinum print, June 1897
NPG x15814

Robert Bannatyne Finlay, 1st Viscount Finlay, by Benjamin Stone - NPG x15822

Robert Bannatyne Finlay, 1st Viscount Finlay

by Benjamin Stone
platinum print, July 1897
NPG x15822

Arthur Reginald Jarvis Firmin, by Benjamin Stone - NPG x35925

Arthur Reginald Jarvis Firmin

by Benjamin Stone
platinum print, July 1897
NPG x35925

Sir Henry Morton Stanley, by Benjamin Stone - NPG x35100

Sir Henry Morton Stanley

by Benjamin Stone
platinum print, 1897
NPG x35100

Sir Ernest Spencer, by Benjamin Stone - NPG x35096

Sir Ernest Spencer

by Benjamin Stone
platinum print, June 1897
NPG x35096

Alexander Ure, 1st Baron Strathclyde, by Benjamin Stone - NPG x35503

Alexander Ure, 1st Baron Strathclyde

by Benjamin Stone
platinum print, May 1897
NPG x35503

Donal Sullivan, by Benjamin Stone - NPG x35210

Donal Sullivan

by Benjamin Stone
platinum print, May 1897
NPG x35210

Sir Thomas Sutherland, by Benjamin Stone - NPG x35213

Sir Thomas Sutherland

by Benjamin Stone
platinum print, 1897
NPG x35213

Sir William Edward Murray Tomlinson, 1st Bt, by Benjamin Stone - NPG x35224

Sir William Edward Murray Tomlinson, 1st Bt

by Benjamin Stone
platinum print, May 1897
NPG x35224

Sir (Charles) Ernest Tritton, 1st Bt, by Benjamin Stone - NPG x35226

Sir (Charles) Ernest Tritton, 1st Bt

by Benjamin Stone
platinum print, 1897
NPG x35226

Jasper Tully, by Benjamin Stone - NPG x35501

Jasper Tully

by Benjamin Stone
platinum print, December 1897
NPG x35501

James William Lowther, 1st Viscount Ullswater, by Benjamin Stone - NPG x31535

James William Lowther, 1st Viscount Ullswater

by Benjamin Stone
platinum print, July 1897
NPG x31535

Sir (Charles Edward) Howard Vincent, by Benjamin Stone - NPG x35506

Sir (Charles Edward) Howard Vincent

by Benjamin Stone
platinum print, May 1897
NPG x35506

Gerald Walter Erskine Loder, 1st Baron Wakehurst, by Benjamin Stone - NPG x31537

Gerald Walter Erskine Loder, 1st Baron Wakehurst

by Benjamin Stone
platinum print, July 1897
NPG x31537

William Hood Walrond, 1st Baron Waleran, by Benjamin Stone - NPG x35512

William Hood Walrond, 1st Baron Waleran

by Benjamin Stone
platinum print, May 1897
NPG x35512

Augustus Frederick Warr, by Benjamin Stone - NPG x35517

Augustus Frederick Warr

by Benjamin Stone
platinum print, May 1897
NPG x35517

Sir William Wedderburn, 4th Bt, by Benjamin Stone - NPG x35530

Sir William Wedderburn, 4th Bt

by Benjamin Stone
platinum print, December 1897
NPG x35530

Sir Alfred Cholmeley Earle Welby, by Benjamin Stone - NPG x35531

Sir Alfred Cholmeley Earle Welby

by Benjamin Stone
platinum print, July 1897
NPG x35531

John Lloyd Wharton, by Benjamin Stone - NPG x35532

John Lloyd Wharton

by Benjamin Stone
platinum print, July 1897
NPG x35532

Sir Herbert Huntington-Whiteley, 1st Bt, by Benjamin Stone - NPG x35538

Sir Herbert Huntington-Whiteley, 1st Bt

by Benjamin Stone
platinum print, July 1897
NPG x35538

John Carvell Williams, by Benjamin Stone - NPG x35539

John Carvell Williams

by Benjamin Stone
platinum print, November 1897
NPG x35539

Joseph Powell Williams, by Benjamin Stone - NPG x35540

Joseph Powell Williams

by Benjamin Stone
platinum print, July 1897
NPG x35540

Sir John Wilson, 1st Bt, by Benjamin Stone - NPG x35545

Sir John Wilson, 1st Bt

by Benjamin Stone
platinum print, December 1897
NPG x35545

John Wilson, by Benjamin Stone - NPG x35549

John Wilson

by Benjamin Stone
platinum print, July 1897
NPG x35549

John William Wilson, by Benjamin Stone - NPG x35553

John William Wilson

by Benjamin Stone
platinum print, 1897
NPG x35553

Joseph Havelock Wilson, by Benjamin Stone - NPG x35552

Joseph Havelock Wilson

by Benjamin Stone
platinum print, May 1897
NPG x35552

Gustav Wilhelm Wolff, by Benjamin Stone - NPG x35557

Gustav Wilhelm Wolff

by Benjamin Stone
platinum print, July 1897
NPG x35557

William Woodall, by Benjamin Stone - NPG x35558

William Woodall

by Benjamin Stone
platinum print, August 1897
NPG x35558

Sir Thomas Skewes-Cox, by Benjamin Stone - NPG x35083

Sir Thomas Skewes-Cox

by Benjamin Stone
platinum print, 1897
NPG x35083

William Page, by Benjamin Stone - NPG x44891

William Page

by Benjamin Stone
platinum print, 1897
NPG x44891

Sir Reginald Francis Douce Palgrave, by Benjamin Stone - NPG x44892

Sir Reginald Francis Douce Palgrave

by Benjamin Stone
platinum print, 1897
NPG x44892

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