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Dates:  1850, 29 March - 1904
Born:  England, Devonport
 
  
English photographer who was active in Bath from 1879 until approximately 1882.

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John Falconer, British Library 
A Biographical Dictionary of 19th Century Photographers in South and South-East Asia

 
Commercial, India
Son of Thomas Richard Townshend; married Ida Kathleen Wilkinson at Bhusaval, 11 Feb 1885 and profession given as ‘Photographer.’[1] His will leaves all his property and ‘photographic appliances etc’ to his wife.[2]
 
Photographer and artist, Kampti, 1880s-1904; listed as photographer in commercial directories 1893-1904.[3]
 
Made a photographic documentation of the construction of the Bengal and Nagpur Railway, ca. 1890. 
  
 
  

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  1. Λ IOR/N/3/59 f. 31. 
      
  2. Λ IOR/L/AG/34/29/149 f. 58 
      
  3. Λ Thacker’s Bengal Directory. But possibly active earlier: several views in OIOC Photo752/2 are dated 1888 by the compiler. 
      
 
  

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