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London Stereoscopic & Photographic Company cabinet cards, 1870s-1900s


143 Portraits in set

The London Stereoscopic Company was founded in 1854 by George S. Nottage, and was still in business in 1908. It was successful in all branches of photography, but specialised in the mass production of stereoscopic photographs. The firm's output was vast; there were over 100,000 stereo photographs listed in its 1858 catalogue. The company was known by several slightly different names. In 1863 it is referred to as the London Stereoscopic and Photographic Co. and C. de V. Institute. From 1864 it was known as the London Stereoscopic and Photographic Co. Ltd. The firm occupied a variety of premises on Oxford Street, Regent Street, Cheapside and Bow Churchyard.

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Charles Dickens, by London Stereoscopic & Photographic Company - NPG x36208

Charles Dickens

by London Stereoscopic & Photographic Company
albumen cabinet card, 1880s (late 1850s)
NPG x36208

George Eliot, by London Stereoscopic & Photographic Company, after  Mayall - NPG x9050

George Eliot

by London Stereoscopic & Photographic Company, after Mayall
albumen cabinet card, circa 1881 (1858)
NPG x9050

William Ward, 1st Earl of Dudley, by London Stereoscopic & Photographic Company, possibly after  John Watkins - NPG x47098

William Ward, 1st Earl of Dudley

by London Stereoscopic & Photographic Company, possibly after John Watkins
albumen cabinet card, (1860s-mid 1870s)
NPG x47098

Benjamin Disraeli, Earl of Beaconsfield, by London Stereoscopic & Photographic Company, after  William Edward Kilburn - NPG x651

Benjamin Disraeli, Earl of Beaconsfield

by London Stereoscopic & Photographic Company, after William Edward Kilburn
albumen cabinet card, circa 1881 (early 1860s)
NPG x651

John Stuart Mill, by John Watkins, or by  John & Charles Watkins, printed by  London Stereoscopic & Photographic Company - NPG x12520

John Stuart Mill

by John Watkins, or by John & Charles Watkins, printed by London Stereoscopic & Photographic Company
albumen cabinet card, 1865 (1870s)
NPG x12520

John Stuart Mill, by John Watkins, or by  John & Charles Watkins, printed by  London Stereoscopic & Photographic Company - NPG x12522

John Stuart Mill

by John Watkins, or by John & Charles Watkins, printed by London Stereoscopic & Photographic Company
albumen cabinet card, 1865 (1900s)
NPG x12522

Mary Elizabeth Braddon, by London Stereoscopic & Photographic Company, after  United Association of Photography Limited - NPG x197250

Mary Elizabeth Braddon

by London Stereoscopic & Photographic Company, after United Association of Photography Limited
albumen cabinet card, (1865)
NPG x197250

Charles Dickens, by London Stereoscopic & Photographic Company - NPG x11860

Charles Dickens

by London Stereoscopic & Photographic Company
albumen cabinet card on paper mount, (1867)
NPG x11860

Charles Kingsley, by London Stereoscopic & Photographic Company - NPG x11877

Charles Kingsley

by London Stereoscopic & Photographic Company
albumen cabinet card, late 1860s
NPG x11877

Valentine Cameron Prinsep, by London Stereoscopic & Photographic Company - NPG x12768

Valentine Cameron Prinsep

by London Stereoscopic & Photographic Company
albumen cabinet card, 1870s
NPG x12768

Nasser al-Din, Shah of Persia, by London Stereoscopic & Photographic Company - NPG Ax46180

Nasser al-Din, Shah of Persia

by London Stereoscopic & Photographic Company
albumen cabinet card, 1870s
NPG Ax46180

(Charles) Hamilton Aidé, by London Stereoscopic & Photographic Company - NPG Ax68310

(Charles) Hamilton Aidé

by London Stereoscopic & Photographic Company
albumen cabinet card, 1870s
NPG Ax68310

Alexander Hugh Bruce, 6th Baron Balfour of Burleigh, by London Stereoscopic & Photographic Company - NPG x17082

Alexander Hugh Bruce, 6th Baron Balfour of Burleigh

by London Stereoscopic & Photographic Company
albumen cabinet card, 1870s-1900s
NPG x17082

Arthur James Balfour, 1st Earl of Balfour, by London Stereoscopic & Photographic Company - NPG x22246

Arthur James Balfour, 1st Earl of Balfour

by London Stereoscopic & Photographic Company
albumen cabinet card, 1870s-1900s
NPG x22246

Clement William Scott, by London Stereoscopic & Photographic Company - NPG x29691

Clement William Scott

by London Stereoscopic & Photographic Company
albumen cabinet card, 1870s-1880s
NPG x29691

Alfred, Lord Tennyson, by London Stereoscopic & Photographic Company - NPG x12999

Alfred, Lord Tennyson

by London Stereoscopic & Photographic Company
albumen cabinet card, circa 1870
NPG x12999

(Johanna) Therese Carolina Tietjens (Titiens), by London Stereoscopic & Photographic Company - NPG Ax5573

(Johanna) Therese Carolina Tietjens (Titiens)

by London Stereoscopic & Photographic Company
albumen cabinet card, 1870s
NPG Ax5573

'Leaders in Medicine & Surgery', by London Stereoscopic & Photographic Company - NPG x197426

'Leaders in Medicine & Surgery'

by London Stereoscopic & Photographic Company
carbon cabinet card, early-mid 1870s
NPG x197426

Mark Twain, by London Stereoscopic & Photographic Company - NPG x6162

Mark Twain

by London Stereoscopic & Photographic Company
albumen cabinet card, vignette, 1870s
NPG x6162

Clara Marion Jessie Rousby (née Dowse) as Charlotte Corday, by London Stereoscopic & Photographic Company - NPG x29193

Clara Marion Jessie Rousby (née Dowse) as Charlotte Corday

by London Stereoscopic & Photographic Company
albumen cabinet card, 1872
NPG x29193

Sir Henry Morton Stanley, by London Stereoscopic & Photographic Company - NPG x32119

Sir Henry Morton Stanley

by London Stereoscopic & Photographic Company
gelatin silver cabinet card, circa 1900s (1872)
NPG x32119

Robert Gascoyne-Cecil, 3rd Marquess of Salisbury, by London Stereoscopic & Photographic Company - NPG x6853

Robert Gascoyne-Cecil, 3rd Marquess of Salisbury

by London Stereoscopic & Photographic Company
albumen cabinet card, 1873
NPG x6853

Edward Vaughan Hyde Kenealy, by London Stereoscopic & Photographic Company - NPG x19116

Edward Vaughan Hyde Kenealy

by London Stereoscopic & Photographic Company
albumen cabinet card, circa 1873
NPG x19116

William Ewart Gladstone, by London Stereoscopic & Photographic Company - NPG x6852

William Ewart Gladstone

by London Stereoscopic & Photographic Company
albumen cabinet card, circa 1873
NPG x6852

Madge Kendal; William Hunter Kendal (William Hunter Grimston), by London Stereoscopic & Photographic Company - NPG x46550

Madge Kendal; William Hunter Kendal (William Hunter Grimston)

by London Stereoscopic & Photographic Company
albumen cabinet card, mid 1870s
NPG x46550

John Bright, by London Stereoscopic & Photographic Company - NPG x46636

John Bright

by London Stereoscopic & Photographic Company
albumen cabinet card, 1873?
NPG x46636

Sir Stafford Henry Northcote, 1st Earl of Iddesleigh, by London Stereoscopic & Photographic Company - NPG x6854

Sir Stafford Henry Northcote, 1st Earl of Iddesleigh

by London Stereoscopic & Photographic Company
albumen cabinet card, circa 1873
NPG x6854

Edward Cardwell, Viscount Cardwell, by London Stereoscopic & Photographic Company - NPG x197260

Edward Cardwell, Viscount Cardwell

by London Stereoscopic & Photographic Company
albumen cabinet card, 1873?
NPG x197260

Napoléon, Prince Imperial, by London Stereoscopic & Photographic Company - NPG Ax5562

Napoléon, Prince Imperial

by London Stereoscopic & Photographic Company
albumen cabinet card, 16 March 1874
NPG Ax5562

Charles George Gordon, by London Stereoscopic & Photographic Company - NPG x12604

Charles George Gordon

by London Stereoscopic & Photographic Company
albumen cabinet card, 1874-1885
NPG x12604

Adelina Patti as Juliet in 'Romeo and Juliet', by London Stereoscopic & Photographic Company - NPG x14712

Adelina Patti as Juliet in 'Romeo and Juliet'

by London Stereoscopic & Photographic Company
cabinet card, 1875
NPG x14712

John Ruskin, by London Stereoscopic & Photographic Company, possibly after  Lewis Carroll - NPG x29187

John Ruskin

by London Stereoscopic & Photographic Company, possibly after Lewis Carroll
albumen cabinet card, 3 June 1875
NPG x29187

Adelina Patti, by London Stereoscopic & Photographic Company - NPG Ax5570

Adelina Patti

by London Stereoscopic & Photographic Company
albumen cabinet card, 1876
NPG Ax5570

Adelaide Neilson, by London Stereoscopic & Photographic Company - NPG x14711

Adelaide Neilson

by London Stereoscopic & Photographic Company
albumen cabinet card, 1876
NPG x14711

Maud Branscombe, by London Stereoscopic & Photographic Company - NPG x14705

Maud Branscombe

by London Stereoscopic & Photographic Company
albumen cabinet card, circa 1876
NPG x14705

Edward Robert Bulwer-Lytton, 1st Earl of Lytton, by London Stereoscopic & Photographic Company - NPG x197471

Edward Robert Bulwer-Lytton, 1st Earl of Lytton

by London Stereoscopic & Photographic Company
albumen cabinet card, 1876
NPG x197471

Sir Lawrence Alma-Tadema, by London Stereoscopic & Photographic Company - NPG x5155

Sir Lawrence Alma-Tadema

by London Stereoscopic & Photographic Company
albumen cabinet card, circa 1877
NPG x5155

William Morris, by London Stereoscopic & Photographic Company - NPG x3750

William Morris

by London Stereoscopic & Photographic Company
albumen cabinet card, 14 March 1877
NPG x3750

William Morris, by London Stereoscopic & Photographic Company - NPG x3728

William Morris

by London Stereoscopic & Photographic Company
cabinet card, 14 March 1877
NPG x3728

Violet Cameron (Violet Lydia Thompson), by London Stereoscopic & Photographic Company - NPG x197962

Violet Cameron (Violet Lydia Thompson)

by London Stereoscopic & Photographic Company
hand-coloured albumen cabinet card, late 1870s?
NPG x197962

William Morris, by London Stereoscopic & Photographic Company - NPG x3727

William Morris

by London Stereoscopic & Photographic Company
cabinet card, 14 March 1877
NPG x3727

King Edward VII, by London Stereoscopic & Photographic Company - NPG x87008

King Edward VII

by London Stereoscopic & Photographic Company
albumen cabinet card, 1878?
NPG x87008

'An Old Favourite' (William Ewart Gladstone), by London Stereoscopic & Photographic Company, after  C.G. Williams - NPG x197581

'An Old Favourite' (William Ewart Gladstone)

by London Stereoscopic & Photographic Company, after C.G. Williams
albumen cabinet card, (1879)
NPG x197581

Napoléon, Prince Imperial, by London Stereoscopic & Photographic Company - NPG x197957

Napoléon, Prince Imperial

by London Stereoscopic & Photographic Company
albumen cabinet card, 1879
NPG x197957

George Frederick Samuel Robinson, 1st Marquess of Ripon and 3rd Earl de Grey, by London Stereoscopic & Photographic Company - NPG x17020

George Frederick Samuel Robinson, 1st Marquess of Ripon and 3rd Earl de Grey

by London Stereoscopic & Photographic Company
albumen cabinet card, 1880s-1890s
NPG x17020

Alexander William George Duff, 1st Duke of Fife when Earl of Fife, by London Stereoscopic & Photographic Company - NPG x13979

Alexander William George Duff, 1st Duke of Fife when Earl of Fife

by London Stereoscopic & Photographic Company
albumen cabinet card, 1880s
NPG x13979

Sir Henry Morton Stanley, by Henry Herschel Hay Cameron (later The Cameron Studio), published by  London Stereoscopic & Photographic Company - NPG x31032

Sir Henry Morton Stanley

by Henry Herschel Hay Cameron (later The Cameron Studio), published by London Stereoscopic & Photographic Company
albumen cabinet card, 1880s
NPG x31032

Garnet Joseph Wolseley, 1st Viscount Wolseley, by London Stereoscopic & Photographic Company - NPG Ax5565

Garnet Joseph Wolseley, 1st Viscount Wolseley

by London Stereoscopic & Photographic Company
albumen cabinet card, 1880s
NPG Ax5565

Richard Assheton Cross, 1st Viscount Cross, by London Stereoscopic & Photographic Company - NPG x17083

Richard Assheton Cross, 1st Viscount Cross

by London Stereoscopic & Photographic Company
albumen cabinet card, 1880s-1900s
NPG x17083

Ellen Terry, by London Stereoscopic & Photographic Company - NPG x26803

Ellen Terry

by London Stereoscopic & Photographic Company
albumen cabinet card, 1880s
NPG x26803

Evelyn Baring, 1st Earl of Cromer, by London Stereoscopic & Photographic Company - NPG x7302

Evelyn Baring, 1st Earl of Cromer

by London Stereoscopic & Photographic Company
albumen cabinet card, 1880s
NPG x7302

View of the Wellington Arch with the Duke of Wellington statue by Matthew Cotes Wyatt, by London Stereoscopic & Photographic Company - NPG x134826

View of the Wellington Arch with the Duke of Wellington statue by Matthew Cotes Wyatt

by London Stereoscopic & Photographic Company
albumen cabinet card, before 1882
NPG x134826

Sir Thomas James Nelson, by London Stereoscopic & Photographic Company - NPG x197477

Sir Thomas James Nelson

by London Stereoscopic & Photographic Company
albumen cabinet card, circa 1882
NPG x197477

Arthur Wellesley Peel, 1st Viscount Peel, by Thomas James Harrison, for  London Stereoscopic & Photographic Company - NPG x46638

Arthur Wellesley Peel, 1st Viscount Peel

by Thomas James Harrison, for London Stereoscopic & Photographic Company
albumen cabinet card, circa 1884
NPG x46638

John James Robert Manners, 7th Duke of Rutland, by Ladislas Nievsky (Niewsky), for  London Stereoscopic & Photographic Company - NPG x22144

John James Robert Manners, 7th Duke of Rutland

by Ladislas Nievsky (Niewsky), for London Stereoscopic & Photographic Company
albumen cabinet card, circa 1885
NPG x22144

Dudley Francis Stuart Ryder, 3rd Earl of Harrowby, by Ladislas Nievsky (Niewsky), for  London Stereoscopic & Photographic Company - NPG x47138

Dudley Francis Stuart Ryder, 3rd Earl of Harrowby

by Ladislas Nievsky (Niewsky), for London Stereoscopic & Photographic Company
albumen cabinet card, 1885
NPG x47138

Sir George Newnes, 1st Bt, by London Stereoscopic & Photographic Company - NPG x197584

Sir George Newnes, 1st Bt

by London Stereoscopic & Photographic Company
woodburytype cabinet card, 1885-1886
NPG x197584

Lord Randolph Churchill, by London Stereoscopic & Photographic Company - NPG x197458

Lord Randolph Churchill

by London Stereoscopic & Photographic Company
albumen cabinet card, 1886
NPG x197458

William Arthur Cavendish-Bentinck, 6th Duke of Portland, by London Stereoscopic & Photographic Company - NPG x128453

William Arthur Cavendish-Bentinck, 6th Duke of Portland

by London Stereoscopic & Photographic Company
albumen cabinet card, late 1880s
NPG x128453