Image of Gallery in South Kensington
On display at V&A South Kensington
Request to view at the Prints & Drawings Study Room, level F , Case X, Shelf 589, Box III

L. Whibley

Photograph
ca. 1890 (photographed)
Artist/Maker
Place Of Origin

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.


object details
Categories
Object Type
Additional TitlePortraits of many persons of note photographed by Frederick Hollyer in three volumes, vol. III (assigned by artist)
Materials and Techniques
Platinum print
Brief Description
Portrait of Leonard Whibley (1863-1941) Portraits of many persons of note photographed by Frederick Hollyer, Vol. 3, platinum print, 1898
Physical Description
Half-length portrait of Whibley, with moustache, facing the viewer.
Dimensions
  • Height: 14cm
  • Width: 9.2cm
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.)
Credit line
Given by Eleanor M. Hollyer 1938
Subject depicted
Summary
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.
Collection
Accession Number
7888-1938

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record createdSeptember 9, 2004
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