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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

Ellen Terry

Photograph
1886 (photographed)
Artist/Maker
Place Of Origin

Frederick 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. This portrait is of Ellen Terry (1847–1928), the most celebrated and loved actress of her day.


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 Ellen Terry Portraits of many persons of note photographed by Frederick Hollyer, Vol. 3, platinum print, 1886
Physical Description
Half-length photograph of Terry reading a book.
Dimensions
  • Height: 13.3cm
  • Width: 11cm
Credit line
Given by Eleanor M. Hollyer 1938
Subject depicted
Summary
Frederick 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. This portrait is of Ellen Terry (1847–1928), the most celebrated and loved actress of her day.
Collection
Accession Number
7861-1938

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record createdAugust 12, 2003
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