In her personal 1848 album, “Photogenic Drawings of Various Objects,” Bessie Rayner Parkes included only one photograph by another person. It was a salt print labeled “Executed & given to me by Mr. Henry Wiggin” and titled Bridge near Coventry. Nothing else is known of Wiggin or any other photographic work that he might have produced.
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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