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Hugh Welch Diamond
Mrs Hugh Welch Diamond
Albumen print (?)
Norfolk Library and Information Service, Norfolk County Council
Picture Norfolk, Eaton Collection, Ref: 30129065943103
This image forms part of Norfolk Record Office holdings from the following archive: Eaton Collection, Photographs acquired by Thomas Damant Eaton, reference ETN 3/7/3. Dr Diamond was educated at Norwich Grammar School and went on to train at the Royal College of Surgeons. In the 1850s he was to become one of the founder members of the Photographic Society of London and did much to popularise photography. As a doctor he specialised in mental illness and he is noted for his remarkable portraits of people with mental disorders.