EARLY YEARS
AMATEUR ART PHOTOGRPAHY
GOING PROFESSIONAL
FAME
FROM STUDIO TO STREET
PORTRAITS OF NATIONS
PORTRAIT OF GREAT BRITAIN
PORTRAIT OF THE UNITED STATES
BRITISH AND GERMAN INDUSTRY
THE INDIAN SUBCONTINENT
AUSTRALIA, NEW ZEALAND & INDONESIA
RETURN TO EUROPE
TRANSITIONS
BEFORE THE STORM
WORLD WAR II
WRITER AND AUTHORITY
A LIFE IN PICTURES

CHAPTER No. 1

EARLY YEARS

1878 – 1900

Born in Munich, Germany, educated in Vienna, Austria, and seemingly destined for a career as a banker, upon reaching adulthood, E.O. Hoppé immigrates to London and finds himself on a much more artistic path.

CHAPTER No. 2

AMATEUR ART PHOTOGRPAHY

1901-1906

Banker to Photographic Artist.

CHAPTER No. 3

GOING PROFESSIONAL

1907 – 1910

Making a Living from Photography.

CHAPTER No. 4

FAME

1911 – 1918

A Photographic Artist in Demand.

CHAPTER No. 5

FROM STUDIO TO STREET

1919 – 1923

Character Stories of Many Kinds.

CHAPTER No. 6

PORTRAITS OF NATIONS

1923 – 1924

A New Era as a Traveling Documentary Photographer Begins.

CHAPTER No. 7

PORTRAIT OF GREAT BRITAIN

1925

Examining Britain as a Character.

CHAPTER No. 8

PORTRAIT OF THE UNITED STATES

1926 – 1927

A Deep Study of the USA, North America and the Caribbean.

CHAPTER No. 9

BRITISH AND GERMAN INDUSTRY

1928

Artistic Portraits of an Age of Industry and Engineering.

CHAPTER No. 10

THE INDIAN SUBCONTINENT

1929

Exploring India and Beyond.

CHAPTER No. 11

AUSTRALIA, NEW ZEALAND & INDONESIA

1930

Documenting the Fifth Continent and More.

CHAPTER No.12

RETURN TO EUROPE

1930 – 1933

After an Epic Odyssey Abroad, a Homecoming.

CHAPTER No.13

TRANSITIONS

1934 – 1937

Nazis Rise in Europe, Kings Come and Go, Hoppé Documents a Turbulent Time

CHAPTER No. 14

BEFORE THE STORM

1937 – 1939

Final Travels as War Looms.

CHAPTER No. 15

WORLD WAR II

1940 – 1945

Destruction and Reflection.

CHAPTER No. 16

WRITER AND AUTHORITY

1948 – 1972

Prolific Author of Books, Newspaper and Magazine Articles.

THE END

A LIFE IN PICTURES

1878-1972

“There seems to be a general consensus among historians of photography that nothing important happened in British photography between, approximately, 1910 and 1930. In my view, the career of E.O. Hoppé proves that idea to be wrong.”

-Mark Haworth-Booth, OBE

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