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Approved biography for James West
Courtesy of the Metropolitan Museum of Art (New York, USA)

 
  
In the 1854 exhibition of the Photographic Society in London, according to the exhibition record, West showed a Talbotype, View of Town of Montrechaud (most likely this is a cataloguing misspelling of the historic Loire Valley market town of Montrichard). Nothing else is known about West. 
  
Roger Taylor & Larry J. Schaaf Impressed by Light: British Photographs from Paper Negatives, 1840-1860 (Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York, 2007) 
  
This biography is courtesy and copyright of the Metropolitan Museum of Art and is included here with permission. 
  
Date last updated: 4 Nov 2012. 
  
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