Resident in Ireland and an army captain, possibly retired, Wells showed “Specimens of Talbotype drawings” in the 1853 Dublin International Exhibition, according to its catalogue.
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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