John Falconer, British Library
A Biographical Dictionary of 19th Century Photographers in South and South-East Asia
Arrived in Singapore in late 1873, advertising their studio as well as a series of views of the Indian Mutiny, Lushai Expedition and Burma (whether taken by themselves or others is unclear):
Mr. And Madame Apolinaire, the great photographic artistes, of Paris. Beg to announce their arrival to the public of Singapore, and that they have opened a photographic gallery in the Hotel de la Paix. Coleman Street. Thier photographs, etc. Are celebrated for the clearness and perfection of their execution. And for being executed in the newest and best style. They will be prepared to take portraits, groups, houses, etc., at very moderate charges. The studio will be open daily from 7 to 10 a.m. and from 2 to 5 p.m. Views of the Indian Mutiny, and, the Looshai Expedition, as well as places of note in Burmah, can be had.
Singapore, 9th Dec., 1873.
- Λ Singapore Daily Times, 9 Dec 1873.