The Gallery holds the most extensive collection of portraits in the world. Search over 215,000 works, 150,000 of which are illustrated from the 16th Century to the present day.

Search the Collection

The Martin Plaut Album: Photographs of prominent people and events by various photographers, 1880s-1911


297 Portraits in set

List Thumbnail

Christina Rossetti, by Elliott & Fry - NPG P1700(11c)

Christina Rossetti

by Elliott & Fry
albumen print, 1880s
NPG P1700(11c)

Wilson Carlile, by Unknown photographer - NPG P1700(83b)

Wilson Carlile

by Unknown photographer
albumen print, 1880s
NPG P1700(83b)

George Meredith, by Unknown photographer - NPG P1700(84c)

George Meredith

by Unknown photographer
printing-out paper print, 1880s
NPG P1700(84c)

Angela Burdett-Coutts, Baroness Burdett-Coutts, by Francis Henry Hart, for  Elliott & Fry - NPG P1700(16d)

Angela Burdett-Coutts, Baroness Burdett-Coutts

by Francis Henry Hart, for Elliott & Fry
albumen print, 1882
NPG P1700(16d)

Alexander III, Emperor of Russia, by Sergey Lvovich Levitsky, and  Rafail Levitsky - NPG P1700(6b)

Alexander III, Emperor of Russia

by Sergey Lvovich Levitsky, and Rafail Levitsky
albumen print, circa 1885
NPG P1700(6b)

Walt Whitman, by Napoleon Sarony - NPG P1700(10b)

Walt Whitman

by Napoleon Sarony
albumen print, late 1880s-early 1890s
NPG P1700(10b)

Sir Lawrence Alma-Tadema, possibly by Robert White Thrupp - NPG P1700(11a)

Sir Lawrence Alma-Tadema

possibly by Robert White Thrupp
albumen print, circa 1888
NPG P1700(11a)

Meiji, Emperor of Japan, after Edoardo Chiossone - NPG P1700(71a)

Meiji, Emperor of Japan

after Edoardo Chiossone
albumen print, 1888
NPG P1700(71a)

Mary Augusta Ward (née Arnold), by Herbert Rose Barraud - NPG P1700(3a)

Mary Augusta Ward (née Arnold)

by Herbert Rose Barraud
albumen print, circa 1889
NPG P1700(3a)

Shoken, Empress of Japan, by Suzuki Shin'ichi - NPG P1700(72)

Shoken, Empress of Japan

by Suzuki Shin'ichi
printing-out paper print, 1889
NPG P1700(72)

Elena, Queen of Italy, by Unknown photographer - NPG P1700(25b)

Elena, Queen of Italy

by Unknown photographer
albumen print, 1890-1897
NPG P1700(25b)

Ferdinand Walsin Esterhazy, by Unknown photographer - NPG P1700(42c)

Ferdinand Walsin Esterhazy

by Unknown photographer
albumen print, 1890s
NPG P1700(42c)

Fernand-Gustave-Gaston Labori, by Unknown photographer - NPG P1700(42d)

Fernand-Gustave-Gaston Labori

by Unknown photographer
albumen print, 1890s
NPG P1700(42d)

Émile Zola, by Unknown photographer - NPG P1700(42e)

Émile Zola

by Unknown photographer
albumen print, 1890s
NPG P1700(42e)

Edgar Demange, by Aaron Gerschel - NPG P1700(42f)

Edgar Demange

by Aaron Gerschel
albumen print, 1890s
NPG P1700(42f)