John Falconer, British Library
A Biographical Dictionary of 19th Century Photographers in South and South-East Asia
Originally in partnership of Saché and Westfield (qv), 1866-70. 3 Waterloo Street, Calcutta, 1870-2; 10 Government Place, Calcutta, 1873-6; 13 Government Place, Calcutta, 1877-84; 15 Dhurrumtollah Street, Calcutta, 1885-1901.
Westfield showed photographs of scenes of village life in Bengal and a portrait of the King of Siam at the Bengal Photographic Society Exhibition of 1871-72.
Presumably the same as the F.W. Westfield who is recorded as being in charge of Government House, Calcutta and Barrackpore in the 1862 directory.
Died at Calcutta 17 Dec 1881 and buried on same day at General Episcopal Cemetery, Chowringhee, Calcutta.
- Λ British Journal of Photography, 22 March 1872.
- Λ IOR/N/1/178 f. 169A.