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Photograph - L. Whibley
  • L. Whibley
    Hollyer, Frederick, born 1837 - died 1933
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L. Whibley

  • Object:


  • Place of origin:

    London (photographed)

  • Date:

    ca. 1890 (photographed)

  • Artist/Maker:

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

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Platinum print

  • Credit Line:

    Given by Eleanor M. Hollyer 1938

  • Museum number:


  • 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. Leonard Whibley was a Classical scholar.

Physical description

Half-length portrait of Whibley, with moustache, facing the viewer.

Place of Origin

London (photographed)


ca. 1890 (photographed)


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

Materials and Techniques

Platinum print

Marks and inscriptions

'Yours very truly, L. Whibley'
Written by hand and signed on piece of paper (cut from a letter) affixed to album page below photograph.


Height: 14 cm, Width: 9.2 cm

Descriptive line

Portrait of Leonard Whibley (1863-1941) Portraits of many persons of note photographed by Frederick Hollyer, Vol. 3, platinum print, 1898


Photographs; Portraits


Prints, Drawings & Paintings Collection

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