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National Photographic Record: prints by Elliott & Fry, 1935


8 Portraits in set

The firm of Elliott and Fry, founded in 1863 was one of the most important in the history of studio portraiture in London. Opened by Joseph John Elliott (1835-1903) and Clarence Edmund Fry (1840-1897) their first premises were a series of studios at 55 Baker Street. In 1922 new premises were opened at 63 Baker Street where they remained until 1963. The firm employed a variety of operators who took the photographs including Francis Henry Hart and Alfred James Philpott in the Edwardian era, Herbert Lambert and Walter Benington in the 1920s and 1930s and subsequently William Flowers. In the early 1940s the studio was bombed and most of the early negatives were destroyed. Shortly after the firm's Centenary in 1963 it was taken over by and amalgamated with Bassano & Vandyk.

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(Alexander) Gavin Henderson, 2nd Baron Faringdon, by Elliott & Fry, for  Walter Stoneman - NPG x167485

(Alexander) Gavin Henderson, 2nd Baron Faringdon

by Elliott & Fry, for Walter Stoneman
bromide print, November 1934
NPG x167485

Sir Henry Monck-Mason Moore, by Elliott & Fry, for  Walter Stoneman - NPG x186695

Sir Henry Monck-Mason Moore

by Elliott & Fry, for Walter Stoneman
bromide print, November 1934
NPG x186695

Arthur Augustus William Harry Ponsonby, 1st Baron Ponsonby, by Elliott & Fry, for  Walter Stoneman - NPG x4153

Arthur Augustus William Harry Ponsonby, 1st Baron Ponsonby

by Elliott & Fry, for Walter Stoneman
bromide print, November 1934
NPG x4153

Dame Katharine Furse, by Elliott & Fry - NPG x92100

Dame Katharine Furse

by Elliott & Fry
half-plate glass negative, February 1935
NPG x92100

Dame Ethel Mary Smyth, by Elliott & Fry - NPG x81830

Dame Ethel Mary Smyth

by Elliott & Fry
half-plate negative, March 1935
NPG x81830

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Annie Allen Lawley (née Cunard), Lady Wenlock

by Elliott & Fry
half-plate glass negative, May 1935
NPG x92203