Acland, Angie (1849-1930)
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An English portrait and landscape photographer who was a fellow of the Royal Photographic Society and Society of Arts, England. Acland was tutored by John Ruskin who was also a lifelong friend.
Beginning in the early 1890's she began portrait photography of which some of her most famous photographs were of John Ruskin and Sir Henry Wentworth. The body of her work centered around portrait and landscape photography in both black and white and color.
Portions of this article derived from The Oxford Companion to the Photograph 2005.
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