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Lord Thomas Babington Macaulay Maull & Polyblank  (British)

The London commercial photographers Maull & Polyblank founded in 1854 by Henry Maull (1829-1914) & George Henry Polyblank (1828- ?) had studios on Gracechurch Street and on Piccadilly. Like most London studios in the era before the carte-de-visite, Maull & Polyblank specialized in large-format portraits. Their most notable body of work, Photographic Portraits of Living Celebrities, published from 1856 to 1859, included forty individual portraits with accompanying biographies, issued to subscribers over a period of forty-one months and eventually bound in a single volume, a practice popular in the 1850s and 1860s. The firm continued under this name until 1866 after which it became known as Maull & Co and, after 1879, Maull & Fox. montgomery