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Frederick Hollyer

(1838-1933), Photographer and art publisher

Sitter associated with 6 portraits
Artist associated with 111 portraits
Hollyer took up photography in about 1860, and established a business in the photographic reproduction of works of art, notably the paintings of the pre-Raphaelites and the drawings of Burne-Jones. As a relaxation he photographed people, and at his studio on Pembroke Square, London, Mondays were reserved for portraiture. His portrait prints, with their limited range of tone and distinctive mounts, have a rare delicacy and beauty. His sitters are unselfconsciously posed and softly lit, their characters revealed with great sympathy and understanding. Hollyer was a member of the Photographic Society and the Linked Ring brotherhood.

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Cormell Price, by Frederick Hollyer - NPG x12766

Cormell Price

by Frederick Hollyer
platinotype cabinet card, circa 1870
NPG x12766

Sir William Henry Gregory, by Frederick Hollyer - NPG x16356

Sir William Henry Gregory

by Frederick Hollyer
photogravure, 1870s
NPG x16356

Marie Stillman (née Spartali), by Frederick Hollyer - NPG x20025

Marie Stillman (née Spartali)

by Frederick Hollyer
platinum print, 1870s
NPG x20025

George Henry Holiday, by Frederick Hollyer - NPG x22251

George Henry Holiday

by Frederick Hollyer
platinum print, 1870s
NPG x22251

Frederick Thomas Hollyer, by Frederick Hollyer - NPG Ax128329

Frederick Thomas Hollyer

by Frederick Hollyer
platinotype cabinet card, mid 1870s
NPG Ax128329

William Morris, by Walker & Boutall, after  Frederick Hollyer, published by  Longmans, Green & Co - NPG x3758

William Morris

by Walker & Boutall, after Frederick Hollyer, published by Longmans, Green & Co
photogravure, published 1899 (1874)
NPG x3758

Sir Edward Burne-Jones; William Morris, by Frederick Hollyer - NPG x3763

Sir Edward Burne-Jones; William Morris

by Frederick Hollyer
platinum print, 1874
NPG x3763

William Morris, by Frederick Hollyer - NPG x3762

William Morris

by Frederick Hollyer
platinum print, 1874
NPG x3762

The Burne-Jones and Morris families, by Frederick Hollyer - NPG x11881

The Burne-Jones and Morris families

by Frederick Hollyer
sepia-toned platinotype print, 1874
NPG x11881


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