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Derbyshire Photographers' Profiles
by Brett Payne, of Tauranga, New Zealand
Britannia's Electric Portraits Limited

of Chesterfield & Ilkeston




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Britannia's Electric Portraits Limited operated from a studio at 16a High Street, Chesterfield from at least 1928 until 1932 (Kelly).  They also had studios in many parts on England, including one at 115 Bath Street, Ilkeston from at least 1922 to 1928.

Portfolio
Image © & collection of Brett Payne Unidentified young boy reading a book
by Britannia's Electric Portraits Ltd. of Nottingham, Mansfield, Grantham, Lincoln, Ilkeston, Kidderminster, Coventry, Peterborough, Sleaford & Chesterfield
Undated, but probably taken in the late 1910s or early 1920s
Format: Postcard
Size: Card 81.5 x 135 mm Photo frame 76 x 127.5 mm

Image © & collection of Brett Payne


Notes:
Image © & collection of Brett Payne

Image © & courtesy of Kerrie Brailsford
Unidentified young woman
by Britannia's Electric Portraits Ltd. of Grantham, Mansfield, Nottingham & Lincoln
Undated, but probably taken in the late 1910s or 1920s
Format: Postcard

Image © & courtesy of Kerrie Brailsford

Nothing further is known about this photo

Image © & courtesy of Kerrie Brailsford

Image © & courtesy of Kerrie Brailsford
Miss Rodgers
by Britannia's Electric Portraits Ltd. of Nottingham, Mansfield, Lincoln, Ilkeston, Kidderminster, Coventry, Peterborough, Chesterfield, Wigan & Boston
Undated, but probably taken in the late 1910s or early 1920s
Format: Postcard

Image © & courtesy of Kerrie Brailsford

Notes: Inscribed on the reverse, "? Rodgers Engaged to Will, never married"

Image © & courtesy of Kerrie Brailsford

Image © & collection of Brett Payne Unidentified girl
by Britannia's Electric Portraits Ltd. of Nottingham, Coalville, Mansfield, Lincoln, Ilkeston, Kidderminster, Coventry, Peterborough, Chesterfield, Wigan & Boston
Undated, but probably taken in the late 1910s or early 1920s
Format: Postcard
Size: 82.5 x 135.5 mm

Image © & collection of Brett Payne


Notes:
Image © & collection of Brett Payne

Image © & courtesy of Caroline Dean Caroline Wileman b. 1905
by Britannia's Electric Portraits Ltd. of Chesterfield,
Undated, but probably taken in the mid- to late 1920s
Size: Mount 121 x 198 mm Photo 78 x 126 mm

Image © & courtesy of Caroline Dean 

Nothing further is known about this photo


Image © & courtesy of Carol Standish
"Carol Standish's mother" (b. 1922)
by Britannia's Electric Portraits Ltd. of Chesterfield,
Undated, but probably taken in 1923

Image © & courtesy of Carol Standish

Nothing further is known about this photo


Image © & collection of Brett Payne
Margaret Rose Weldon, aged 1 yr 3 mths
by Britannia's Electric Portraits Ltd. of Nottingham, Mansfield, Lincoln, Ilkeston, Kidderminster, Coventry, Peterborough, Chesterfield, Wigan, Boston and Coalville
Undated, but probably taken in the 1920s or early 1930s

Image © & collection of Brett Payne

Nothing further is known about this photo

Image © & collection of Brett Payne

Image © & courtesy of Picture the Past Unidentified young woman
by Britannia's Electric Portraits Ltd. of Chesterfield,
Undated, but probably taken in the 1930s
Format: Unknown

Image © & courtesy of Picture the Past

Nothing further is known about this photo


References
Images provided by Kerrie Brailsford, Brett Payne, Carol Standish, Caroline Dean & Picture the Past
North East Midland Photographic Record - Picture the Past
Anon (1932) Kelly's Directory of Derbyshire 1932, Kelly's Directories Ltd., London.

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