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Printing-out paper print.

Photo: 9.2 x 5.7 cm
Photo and board: 10.2 x 6.2 cm

Portrait of Rose Grainger, mother of Percy Grainger, as a young women. This photograph depicts her side profile and she is wearing a dark collar high necked dress…

Silver gelatin print.

Photo: 20 x 14.5 cm
Photo and board: 22.8 x 16.4

This photograph is from a series of promotional photographs Grainger had made in London as his performing career progressed. The photograph was taken at Hana Studios, a…

Printing-out paper print.

15.6 x 11.2 cm

Portrait of Rose Grainger in New Zealand. She is facing the camera and is wearing a large round brim hat with feathers and a v neck dress. Rose Grainger is captured here wearing a quintessential…

Platinum prints.

Photo: 14.1 x 9.7 cm
Photo and board: 28 x 20.6 cm
Envelope: 35.6 x 22.8 cm

These portraits were taken in the same sitting at Elliot and Fry studio in London, and demonstrate how a change in lighting and camera angle can…

Silver gelatin prints and mechanically printed postcard.

13.5 x 8.3 cm

Aimé Dupont was a fashionable New York studio where Grainger sat for a number of portraits sometime before November 1915. He had already made his debut to New York audiences…

Chromogenic print from Kodachrome slide.

Photo: 23.7 x 18.5 cm
Photo and board: 30.5 x 25.3 cm

The unknown photographer of this image has captured Roger Quilter with a stony-faced visage, a visual contradiction to various written descriptions…

Silver gelatin print. 35.2 x 27.2 cm Swedish artist, poet and amateur musician Ella Viola Ström (1889-1979) married Grainger in 1928. Here she is depicted on her veranda in White Plains, New York, in a photograph taken by her neighbour, the…

Silver gelatin print.

Photo: 24.1 x 18.4 cm
Photo and larger card: 45.8 x 35.4 cm

It appears Grainger liked this image very much, as the collection contains multiple copies signed by the photographer. Arnold Genthe was a celebrity photographer…

Silver gelatin print.

Photo: 10.8 x 15.7 cm
Envelope: 11.5 x 16.1 cm
Note: 19.0 x 21 cm

Grainger died of cancer in 1961. This photograph was taken in the year before his death by his friend Burnett Cross, physicist and co-experimenter with…

Toned silver gelatin print.

Photo: 24.1 x 19.0 cm
Photo and frame: 30.3 x 24.3 cm

Grainger spent a lot of his life away from home touring as a concert pianist. While his mother was alive he developed a pattern of having photographs of himself…
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