|Born: Farnham Maxwell Lyte |
Other: F. Maxwell-Lyte
Other: Maxwell Lyte
|Dates: ||1828, 10 January - 1906, 4 March|
|Born: ||Great Britain, Devon, Lower Brixham|
|Died: ||Great Britain, London, Kensington|
Mining engineer by profession but a user and innovator of photographic processes. For health reasons he lived in France from 1853 until 1880 and became interested in photography in the company of John Stewart and Jean-Jacques Heilmann. He helped to found the Société Française de Photographie in 1854 and was a member of the Photographic Society of Great Britain. Through the 1850s and 60s he exhibited widely showing his prints of the Pyrenees.
Hélène Saule-Sorbé "Les Pyrénées photographiées de Farnham Maxwell Lyte", Bulletin de la Société Ramond, 2004
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