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Hull, Henry Edmonds, fl. 1899-1908 (photographer)



  • Existence: fl. 1899 - 1908


Henry Edmonds Hull was a commercial photographer based in London, England. The Kensington News, printed in the Royal Cornwall Gazette, dated 19 May 1898, stated that Henry Edmunds Hull, photographer, presented the Rev. Thomas Charke with a life size photograph. The article concerned the celebrations (a bazaar) at Horbury Church for the May-day festival at the Horbury Rooms on the 26th, 27th and 28th April 1898. The Rev. Thomas Charke was Pastor of Horbury Church (now the Kensington Temple). (Stephens, 2013).

In 1899 his studio was at 135 Holland Park Avenue. In 1900 he moved to 136 Holland Park Avenue. The studio was still active in 1908. (Pritchard, 1994).


Pritchard, Michael (1994), 'A directory of London photographers 1841-1908'. Watford: PhotoResearch.

Stephens, R. F. (2013). In an email dated 13/02/2013 to the RCS Librarian, Mr R.F. Stephens explained that the Rev. Thomas Charke was an ancestor of his and he had uncovered this news report in the Royal Cornwall Gazette of May 19, 1898.

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Portrait of Mary Kingsley

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3043T
Scope and Contents 104 x 143 mm. A mounted and framed print. The portrait is a full length studio photograph and shows Mary Kingsley standing beside a stone balustrade against a painted backdrop of gardens and woodland. Also mounted in the frame photograph is a letter from her brother Charles Kingsley to Sir John Smalman Smith dated August 31 1901, presenting him with the portrait and remarking: 'For some reason, she did not care for this portrait but it has always seemed to me to be by far the best one...
Dates: 1890 - 1899
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