Charles Jones

  • The Plant Kingdom of Charles Jones

    June 1, 2020

    'The remarkable story of the discovery of Charles Jones’s long-forgotten photographs – found in a leather trunk in the early morning at Bermondsey Market in 1981, is the stuff of art collecting legend'.


    We are delighted to offer you a summer selection of Charles Jones's remarkable gold-toned silver gelatin prints from glass plate negatives. Each piece is unique and was made by artist at the turn of the twentieth-century.



  • Winter Newsletter 19'

    Artist news & a look ahead to next years' programme of art fairs & exhibitions December 2, 2019

    As we come to the end of 2019 and look back on a very busy year, it is clear that photography continues to provide an extraordinary view of the world. We are very fortunate to work with so many talented and  wonderful artists who each entrust us with their work. Every one of our shows and events have been a pleasure to work on and we so appreciate all the support we have enjoyed from you, our clients and friends.

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  • Summer Newsletter 19'

    A look ahead at Michael Hoppen Gallery's programme August 27, 2019

    The world of photography continues its march with even more images being uploaded, printed, emailed and looked at than ever before. Whilst this huge quantity of imagery vies for our attention on the many platforms we are now expected to look at daily, it is the true artists amongst us that win our undivided attention every time. Whether it is the visceral and extraordinary work that Paolo Pellegrin continues to make, or the highly creative exuberance that comes from the wonderful Tim Walker, it is clear that it is still photography which remains perfectly placed to react, record and embed images in our in our 21st century techno-culture.


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    February 26, 2019

    This is our first newsletter of the year and we wanted to let you know about the exciting things which will be happening over the next couple of months...

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    Photo London, Somerset House - SPECIAL FEATURE May 15, 2017

    Michael Hoppen Gallery has trawled through the collection to find images that conjure up the nostalgic idea of Britain that the Brexiteers have voted for.




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  • Charles Jones

    Summer Show July 17, 2015

    We have a small Charles Jones show on display on the middle floor for a limited time only. These wonderful unique gold toned silver gelatin prints are well worth a visit.

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    Somerset House



    Charles Jones began his career as a gardener working on many private estates, notably at Ote Hall, in Sussex. Whilst renowned as a gardener within his own lifetime his career as a photographer remained unnoticed for another seventy-five years. In 1981, in Bermondsey antique market historian and photographic collector, Sean Sexton, plucked Charles Jones photographs from certain obscurity by buying a trunk that contained several hundred prints of his turn of the century photographs....

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