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Walter Stoneman

(1876-1958), Photographer

Sitter in 8 portraits
Artist associated with 18525 portraits
From the age of twenty-one Stoneman worked as a photographer for the large established firm of J. Russell & Sons of Baker Street, London. He worked his way up, photographing society figures. By 1913, he had risen to the position of Managing Director. In 1917 he approached the Director of the National Portrait Gallery, James Milner, with an ambitious idea for a National Photographic Record. The Record was set up to photograph every eminent British person, with a photograph of each to be kept as a permanent record in the Gallery's reference collection. Stoneman photographed some 7,000 sitters on the Gallery's behalf; he worked on the Record for forty-one years, adding 100-200 portraits each year.

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Francis Neil Gasquet, by Walter Stoneman, for  James Russell & Sons - NPG Ax39022

Francis Neil Gasquet

by Walter Stoneman, for James Russell & Sons
bromide print, circa 1916
NPG Ax39022

Patrick Fenton, by Walter Stoneman, for  James Russell & Sons - NPG Ax39023

Patrick Fenton

by Walter Stoneman, for James Russell & Sons
bromide print, circa 1916
NPG Ax39023

Francis Browning Drew Bickerstaffe-Drew, by Walter Stoneman, for  James Russell & Sons - NPG Ax39024

Francis Browning Drew Bickerstaffe-Drew

by Walter Stoneman, for James Russell & Sons
bromide print, circa 1916
NPG Ax39024

Sir Alfred Pearce Gould, by Walter Stoneman, for  James Russell & Sons - NPG Ax39025

Sir Alfred Pearce Gould

by Walter Stoneman, for James Russell & Sons
bromide print, circa 1916
NPG Ax39025

Bertram Pollock, by Walter Stoneman, for  James Russell & Sons - NPG Ax39026

Bertram Pollock

by Walter Stoneman, for James Russell & Sons
bromide print, circa 1916
NPG Ax39026

Arthur Beresford Pite, by Walter Stoneman, for  James Russell & Sons - NPG Ax39027

Arthur Beresford Pite

by Walter Stoneman, for James Russell & Sons
bromide print, circa 1916
NPG Ax39027

Sir Gerard Augustus Lowther, 1st Bt, by Walter Stoneman, for  James Russell & Sons - NPG Ax39030

Sir Gerard Augustus Lowther, 1st Bt

by Walter Stoneman, for James Russell & Sons
bromide print, circa 1916
NPG Ax39030

Sir Henry Craik, 1st Bt, by Walter Stoneman, for  James Russell & Sons - NPG Ax39031

Sir Henry Craik, 1st Bt

by Walter Stoneman, for James Russell & Sons
bromide print, circa 1916
NPG Ax39031

Lord Claud John Hamilton, by Walter Stoneman, for  James Russell & Sons - NPG Ax39032

Lord Claud John Hamilton

by Walter Stoneman, for James Russell & Sons
bromide print, circa 1916
NPG Ax39032

Wilson Carlile, by Walter Stoneman, for  James Russell & Sons - NPG Ax39033

Wilson Carlile

by Walter Stoneman, for James Russell & Sons
bromide print, circa 1916
NPG Ax39033

John Brown, by Walter Stoneman, for  James Russell & Sons - NPG Ax39034

John Brown

by Walter Stoneman, for James Russell & Sons
bromide print, circa 1916
NPG Ax39034

Jack Pease, by Walter Stoneman, for  James Russell & Sons - NPG Ax39035

Jack Pease

by Walter Stoneman, for James Russell & Sons
bromide print, circa 1916
NPG Ax39035

Eugene Stock, by Walter Stoneman, for  James Russell & Sons - NPG Ax39036

Eugene Stock

by Walter Stoneman, for James Russell & Sons
bromide print, circa 1916
NPG Ax39036

Sir John Adye, by Walter Stoneman, for  James Russell & Sons - NPG Ax39037

Sir John Adye

by Walter Stoneman, for James Russell & Sons
bromide print, circa 1916
NPG Ax39037

Douglas Graham Campbell, by Walter Stoneman, for  James Russell & Sons - NPG Ax39038

Douglas Graham Campbell

by Walter Stoneman, for James Russell & Sons
bromide print, circa 1916
NPG Ax39038

George Alexandra Ballard, by Walter Stoneman, for  James Russell & Sons - NPG Ax39039

George Alexandra Ballard

by Walter Stoneman, for James Russell & Sons
bromide print, circa 1916
NPG Ax39039

Nathaniel Walter Barnardiston, by Walter Stoneman, for  James Russell & Sons - NPG Ax39040

Nathaniel Walter Barnardiston

by Walter Stoneman, for James Russell & Sons
bromide print, circa 1916
NPG Ax39040

Arthur Cecil Murray, 3rd Viscount Elibank, by Walter Stoneman, for  James Russell & Sons - NPG Ax39042

Arthur Cecil Murray, 3rd Viscount Elibank

by Walter Stoneman, for James Russell & Sons
bromide print, circa 1916
NPG Ax39042

Sir John Anderson, by Walter Stoneman, for  James Russell & Sons - NPG Ax39043

Sir John Anderson

by Walter Stoneman, for James Russell & Sons
bromide print, circa 1916
NPG Ax39043

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