E. Chambré Hardman's Studio, Liverpool

E. Chambré Hardman's Studio, Liverpool

Edward Fitzmaurice Chambre Hardman was an Irish photographer, born in 1898, who set up a successful studio at 59 Rodney Street, Liverpool in 1941. Hardman’s first studio in the city was located on Bond Street. He relocated to Rodney Street as his reputation grew, and ran the studio with his wife Margaret until her death in 1970. Hardman continued to live at the address until he passed away in 1988, and his former home and studio is now a National Trust owned museum.

59 Rodney Street, an elegant if unassuming Georgian terraced house on a central street better known for its high number of doctors’ surgeries, now hosts the E. Chambre Hardman Studio, House & Photographic Collection. The studio houses an extensive collection of Hardman’s work, including his famous shots of rural landscapes, and also allows access to the photographer’s personal darkroom and living quarters. There are also a number of fine portraits of famous Liverpudlian citizens, and a number of excellent landscape shots of the city Hardman called home.

Admission is £6.00 for adults, with concessions available. A family ticket can also be purchased for under £15.00. The studio’s opening times vary throughout the year. It is currently closed for refurbishment work, reopening in March 2012.

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Sight Name: E. Chambré Hardman's Studio
Sight Location: Liverpool, England
Sight Type: Attraction/Landmark
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