John Falconer, British Library
A Biographical Dictionary of 19th Century Photographers in South and South-East Asia
Contributed photographs to The people of India (8 vols, London, 1868-75).
In response for requests for ethnographical photographs for the London Exhibition of 1862, W.C. Erskine, Commissioner of Jabalpur, informs the Secretary to the Government of the North-West Provinces that, ‘at Jubbulpore, Lieutenant Oakes, the Revenue Surveyor, and the Revd. Mr Godfrey, both amateur photographers, have promised me their aid, and I have told them that the Government will pay all their expenses.’
- Λ Letter of 5 Aug 1861, General proceedings, North-West Provinces, IOR/P/216/8/, December 1861, p.106