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Photograph - Sir George Lewis, Bart.
  • Sir George Lewis, Bart.
    Hollyer, Frederick, born 1837 - died 1933
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Sir George Lewis, Bart.

  • Object:

    Photograph

  • Place of origin:

    United Kingdom (photographed)

  • Date:

    ca. 1890 (photographed)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Hollyer, Frederick, born 1837 - died 1933 (photographer)

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Platinum print

  • Credit Line:

    Given by Helena Hollyer 1938

  • Museum number:

    7856-1938

  • Gallery location:

    Prints & Drawings Study Room, level F, case X, shelf 589, box III

Hollyer was the photographer of choice for the artistic set of the late 19th century. His Portraits of Many Persons of Note fills three volumes with nearly 200 portraits and comprises a pictorial Who's Who of late Victorian and Edwardian celebrities.

Physical description

Half-length portrait of a bespectacled Lewis looking to right.

Place of Origin

United Kingdom (photographed)

Date

ca. 1890 (photographed)

Artist/maker

Hollyer, Frederick, born 1837 - died 1933 (photographer)

Materials and Techniques

Platinum print

Dimensions

Height: 15.6 cm, Width: 11.5 cm

Descriptive line

Portrait of Sir George Henry Lewis, first Baronet Portraits of many persons of note photographed by Frederick Hollyer, Vol. 3, platinum print, ca. 1890

Categories

Photographs; Portraits

Collection

Prints, Drawings & Paintings Collection

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