|Dates: ||1812 - 1889|
|Active: ||Great Britain / Wales / France|
Little is known of this Welshman beyond his showing of a Talbotype, Chateau de Pau, the Birthplace of Henri Quartre, in the 1856 exhibition of the Photographic Society in London. Thomasís work preserved in a J.W. Gutch album was also taken in France and included views of Cauterets, the Baths of Rulliere, and Eaux Bonnes, as well as The Hill in Swansea. Thomasís future wife, Dulcie Eden, was a photographic subject for John Dillwyn Llewelyn, so it is possible that Thomas had a connection to photography in this way.
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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