In the 1852 “Productions of the Leeds Photographic Society,” there is a single paper negative photograph, Bust of Locke, which was contributed by E. Holliday. The only possible candidate traced to date is Emma Holliday, an unmarried thirty-year-old bookbinder in Leeds, of whom nothing further is known.
Roger Taylor & Larry J. Schaaf Impressed by Light: British Photographs from Paper Negatives, 1840-1860 (Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York, 2007)
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Date last updated: 4 Nov 2012.
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