|Dates: ||1824 - ?|
A London native, Henderson set up his first Talbotype and daguerreotype studio in 1848. He moved to the more prestigious Strand, but must have known events were taking a bad turn when the facade of his new studio collapsed into the street in September 1853. In May of the next year, Talbot sued Henderson for infringing on his patent. The suit was later abandoned when Talbot lost to Sylvester Laroche; nevertheless, Henderson relocated to Brighton in August 1855 and then to Launceston, Cornwall, a month later. His subsequent photographic activities are unknown.
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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