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HomeContents > People > Photographers > Conway Weston Hart

Dates:  1821 (ca) - 1864, 2 March
Died:  India, Calcutta
 
  

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John Falconer, British Library 
A Biographical Dictionary of 19th Century Photographers in South and South-East Asia

 
Commercial, India
Daguerreotypist and photographer, 7 Esplanade Row, Calcutta 1863-4.
Advertising as an ‘artist’ in 1865 directory (unchecked further). [Note. His carte-de-visite logo shows an artist’s palette rather than a camera].
 
Joined Bengal Photographic Society February 1862.[1]
 
Could this be the same as the British Journal of Photography’s ‘special correspondent in the East’ mentioned by Samuel Bourne? [2]
 
Died of cholera 2 Mar 1864[3] and buried the same day in the Military Burial Ground, Fort William; profession given as ‘portrait painter and photographer.’ Second forename of ‘Weston’ supplied in wills and probate by his widow Julia.[4] 
  
 
  

Footnotes 
  
  1. Λ Journal of the Bengal Photographic Society, vol. 1, no. 1, 1 May 1862. 
      
  2. Λ British Journal of Photography, 7 December 1866, p. 583. 
      
  3. Λ IOR/N/1/107 f. 130. 
      
  4. Λ IOR/L/AG/34/29/109 ff. 482-483. 
      
 
  

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