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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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Frederick Thomas Hollyer, by Frederick Hollyer - NPG Ax128307

Frederick Thomas Hollyer

by Frederick Hollyer
albumen carte-de-visite, circa 1875
NPG Ax128307

Frederick Thomas Hollyer, by Frederick Hollyer - NPG Ax128353

Frederick Thomas Hollyer

by Frederick Hollyer
albumen carte-de-visite, circa 1875
NPG Ax128353

John Tyndall, by Lock & Whitfield, printed by  Frederick Hollyer - NPG x13252

John Tyndall

by Lock & Whitfield, printed by Frederick Hollyer
platinotype on card mount, 1877 or before
NPG x13252

George Frederic Watts, by Frederick Hollyer - NPG x129604

George Frederic Watts

by Frederick Hollyer
platinum print on card mount, 1880
NPG x129604

Elinor Rendel (née Strachey), by Frederick Hollyer - NPG x26143

Elinor Rendel (née Strachey)

by Frederick Hollyer
platinotype cabinet card, circa 1880
NPG x26143

Edward Clifford, by Frederick Hollyer - NPG x87310

Edward Clifford

by Frederick Hollyer
platinum print, 1880s
NPG x87310

George Frederic Watts, by Frederick Hollyer - NPG x20029

George Frederic Watts

by Frederick Hollyer
platinum print on card mount, 1880
NPG x20029

Sir Edward Burne-Jones, by Frederick Hollyer - NPG x128768

Sir Edward Burne-Jones

by Frederick Hollyer
platinotype cabinet card, 1882
NPG x128768

Sir Edward Burne-Jones, by Frederick Hollyer - NPG x4905

Sir Edward Burne-Jones

by Frederick Hollyer
platinotype cabinet card, 1882
NPG x4905

Sir Edward Burne-Jones, by Frederick Hollyer - NPG x19017

Sir Edward Burne-Jones

by Frederick Hollyer
platinotype cabinet card, 1882
NPG x19017

Georgiana (née Macdonald), Lady Burne-Jones, by Frederick Hollyer - NPG x4907

Georgiana (née Macdonald), Lady Burne-Jones

by Frederick Hollyer
platinotype cabinet card, circa 1882
NPG x4907

Georgiana (née Macdonald), Lady Burne-Jones, by Frederick Hollyer - NPG x4906

Georgiana (née Macdonald), Lady Burne-Jones

by Frederick Hollyer
platinotype cabinet card, circa 1882
NPG x4906

William Morris, by Swan Electric Engraving Co., after  Frederick Hollyer - NPG x3760

William Morris

by Swan Electric Engraving Co., after Frederick Hollyer
photogravure, (1884)
NPG x3760

Philip Norman, by Frederick Hollyer - NPG Ax13948

Philip Norman

by Frederick Hollyer
platinotype cabinet card, circa 1884
NPG Ax13948

Juliana Horatia Ewing (née Gatty), by Frederick Hollyer - NPG x199036

Juliana Horatia Ewing (née Gatty)

by Frederick Hollyer
platinotype cabinet card, circa 1884
NPG x199036

William Morris, by Frederick Hollyer, printed and published by  Walker & Boutall - NPG x3759

William Morris

by Frederick Hollyer, printed and published by Walker & Boutall
photogravure, 1884
NPG x3759

William Morris, by Frederick Hollyer - NPG x3721

William Morris

by Frederick Hollyer
platinotype cabinet card, 1884
NPG x3721

William Morris, by Frederick Hollyer - NPG x1514

William Morris

by Frederick Hollyer
platinotype cabinet card, 1884
NPG x1514

George Meredith, by Frederick Hollyer - NPG x1502

George Meredith

by Frederick Hollyer
platinum print on card mount, 1886
NPG x1502

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