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  • Type is exactly "Photograph"


Photo: 19.8 x 10.9 cm
Photo and card: 34.8 x 26.8 cm

Eleonora Duse (1858-1924) was a much-adored star of the Italian stage who also enjoyed international acclaim. She is remembered for her roles in plays by Henrik Ibsen and…

Platinum print, hand-made paper.

Photo: 19.7 x 13.9 cm
Photo and paper: 37.8 x 26.2 cm

Helen Lohmann studied the violin but after a hand injury, turned to photography. The legendary Italian actress Eleanora Duse mentored Lohmann, and the…

Platinum print

Photo: 20.5 x 15.3 cm
Photo and frame: 34.2 x 26.2 cm

In 1913 Grainger's then fiancée Margot Harrison ordered a very expensive present for her lover: a portrait of herself by H Walter Barnett. Despite his humble beginnings in…

Platinum print.

Photo: 20 x 14.9 cm
Paper: 35.6 x 26.3 cm
Board: 64.1 x 51.1 cm

Czechoslovakian-born Jan Kubelik (1880-1940) had an international reputation as a virtuosic violinist. Later in life he made Edison Phonograph recordings with…

Silver gelatin print.

Photo: 14.5 x 9.7 cm
Photo and board: 30.2 x 24.7 cm

Joseph Taylor of Saxby-All-Saints, North Lincolnshire, was a bailiff on a large estate in the latter part of his life. He was also a traditional folksinger. In the year…

Sepia toned black and white photograph.

11.2 x 12.1 cm

Danish-born pianist, Karen Holten (1879–1953), was Grainger’s lover for eight years during the time he lived in London.

silver gelatin print.

Photo: 21.1 x 16 cm
Photo and card: 25.2 x 20.2 cm

Although taken in a formal studio setting, this photograph was certainly not meant for promotional purposes. Grainger had his portrait taken by Mary Dale Clark on a…

platinum (or palladium) print,

Photo: 19.3 x 13.7 cm
Photo and frame: 30.1 x 22.3 cm

The Grainger Museum Archive contains hundreds of photographs of unidentified people. Some are very elaborate and sophisticated images like this Edwardian lady…

silver gelatin print, 23.3 x 15.4 cm

This elegant studio double portrait of Percy and Rose is unorthodox in the way the composition crops out the object of their avid attention, however it successfully documents the legendary closeness between…

Silver gelatin print, 24.5 x 19.4 cm

Frederick Morse was a photographer who lived next door to the Grainger household at 9 Cromwell Place, White Plains, in New York. His wife Tonie Morse became Grainger’s manager in 1925. Grainger initially…
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