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John Jabez Edwin Mayall

(1813-1901), Photographer

Artist associated with 507 portraits
Born in 1813, John Jabez Edwin Mayall, né Jabez Meal, opened a daguerreotype studio in Philadelphia in the early 1840s. He soon moved to Britain where he helped to establish the American Daguerreotype Association in London. In 1851 he set up his own studio in London, photographing Queen Victoria and members of the royal family throughout the 1860s. Mayall became famous with his cartes-de-visite of the Queen and H.R.H. the Prince Consort, which sold tens of thousands of copies. Mayall left London for Brighton in the mid-1860s where he continued his photography and became involved in local politics. He died in London in 1901. The National Portrait Gallery holds more than 160 of his photographs.

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Charles Robert Wynn-Carington, Marquess of Lincolnshire, by Joseph Brown, after a photograph by  John Jabez Edwin Mayall - NPG D13232

Charles Robert Wynn-Carington, Marquess of Lincolnshire

by Joseph Brown, after a photograph by John Jabez Edwin Mayall
stipple engraving, late 19th century
NPG D13232

Francis Scots, by Joseph Brown, published by  A.H. Baily & Co, after  John Jabez Edwin Mayall - NPG D40587

Francis Scots

by Joseph Brown, published by A.H. Baily & Co, after John Jabez Edwin Mayall
stipple engraving, published 1 November 1872
NPG D40587

Archibald Motteux Calvert, by Joseph Brown, after  John Jabez Edwin Mayall - NPG D32539

Archibald Motteux Calvert

by Joseph Brown, after John Jabez Edwin Mayall
stipple engraving, published 1873
NPG D32539

James Dear, by Joseph Brown, published by  Alfred Head Baily, after  John Jabez Edwin Mayall - NPG D34842

James Dear

by Joseph Brown, published by Alfred Head Baily, after John Jabez Edwin Mayall
stipple engraving, published 1 November 1876
NPG D34842

William Arthur Cavendish-Bentinck, 6th Duke of Portland, by Joseph Brown, after  John Jabez Edwin Mayall - NPG D40380

William Arthur Cavendish-Bentinck, 6th Duke of Portland

by Joseph Brown, after John Jabez Edwin Mayall
stipple engraving, 1880s
NPG D40380

Thomas Harvey Dutton Bayly, by Joseph Brown, after  John Jabez Edwin Mayall - NPG D21520

Thomas Harvey Dutton Bayly

by Joseph Brown, after John Jabez Edwin Mayall
stipple engraving, published 1881
NPG D21520

Charles Alfred Worsley Pelham, 4th Earl of Yarborough, by Joseph Brown, published by  A.H. Baily & Co, after  John Jabez Edwin Mayall - NPG D36229

Charles Alfred Worsley Pelham, 4th Earl of Yarborough

by Joseph Brown, published by A.H. Baily & Co, after John Jabez Edwin Mayall
stipple engraving, published 1 February 1881
NPG D36229

Edward Frewen, by Joseph Brown, after  John Jabez Edwin Mayall - NPG D38437

Edward Frewen

by Joseph Brown, after John Jabez Edwin Mayall
stipple engraving, 1881
NPG D38437

Lowry Edward Cole, 4th Earl of Enniskillen, by Joseph Brown, published by  A.H. Baily & Co, after a photograph by  John Jabez Edwin Mayall - NPG D8221

Lowry Edward Cole, 4th Earl of Enniskillen

by Joseph Brown, published by A.H. Baily & Co, after a photograph by John Jabez Edwin Mayall
stipple engraving, published 1 October 1883
NPG D8221

Charles Stanhope, 8th Earl of Harrington, by Joseph Brown, published by  A.H. Baily & Co, after  John Jabez Edwin Mayall - NPG D35457

Charles Stanhope, 8th Earl of Harrington

by Joseph Brown, published by A.H. Baily & Co, after John Jabez Edwin Mayall
stipple engraving, published 1 November 1884
NPG D35457

Algernon Greville, 2nd Baron Greville, by Joseph Brown, after  John Jabez Edwin Mayall - NPG D13955

Algernon Greville, 2nd Baron Greville

by Joseph Brown, after John Jabez Edwin Mayall
stipple engraving, 1884
NPG D13955

Patrick Alexander Watson Carnegy, by Joseph Brown, after  John Jabez Edwin Mayall - NPG D32695

Patrick Alexander Watson Carnegy

by Joseph Brown, after John Jabez Edwin Mayall
stipple engraving, published 1885
NPG D32695

Catherine Dickens (née Hogarth), by Edwin Roffe, after  Daniel Maclise, and after  John Jabez Edwin Mayall - NPG D35175

Catherine Dickens (née Hogarth)

by Edwin Roffe, after Daniel Maclise, and after John Jabez Edwin Mayall
stipple engraving, published 1890 (circa 1848)
NPG D35175

Sir David Carrick Robert Carrick-Buchanan, by Joseph Brown, after  John Jabez Edwin Mayall - NPG D32709

Sir David Carrick Robert Carrick-Buchanan

by Joseph Brown, after John Jabez Edwin Mayall
stipple engraving, published 1908
NPG D32709

William Henry Cooper, by Joseph Brown, after  John Jabez Edwin Mayall - NPG D34107

William Henry Cooper

by Joseph Brown, after John Jabez Edwin Mayall
stipple engraving, published 1908
NPG D34107

Alfred Tennyson, 1st Baron Tennyson, issued by Sarony & Co, after  M. Arnault, after  John Jabez Edwin Mayall - NPG D48932

Alfred Tennyson, 1st Baron Tennyson

issued by Sarony & Co, after M. Arnault, after John Jabez Edwin Mayall
gravure cigarette card, 1924 (late 19th century, based on a work of 1864)
NPG D48932

Robert Stephenson, by Daniel John Pound, after a photograph by  John Jabez Edwin Mayall - NPG D6864

Robert Stephenson

by Daniel John Pound, after a photograph by John Jabez Edwin Mayall
line engraving
NPG D6864

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Robert Stephenson

by John Jabez Edwin Mayall
albumen print, mid 1850s
NPG x1394

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Charles John Canning, Earl Canning

by John Jabez Edwin Mayall
albumen carte-de-visite, 1860-1866 (1855)
NPG x5619

Web image not currently available

Henry John Temple, 3rd Viscount Palmerston

by John Jabez Edwin Mayall
albumen print, circa 1857
NPG x11966

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