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HomeContents > People > Photographers > Mendel Diness

Names:
Born: Mendel John Diness 
Other: M.J. Diness 
Other: Mendel J. Diness 
Other: Mendenhall John Dennis 
Active:  Near East
Gender:  Male
 
  
He was a watchmaker in Jerusalem and learnt photography from the Scottish missionary James Graham in the 1850s. He later converted to Christianity and settled in the United States where he became a preacher.

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Readings on, or by, individual photographers 
  
Gavin, Carney E. S. & Rosovsky, Nitza, 1995, Autumn, ‘Mendell John Diness of Jerusalem and Cincinnati‘, History of Photography, vol. 19, pp. 224-28 [Δ
  
 
  
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Portraits 
  
If you have a portrait of this photographer or know of the whereabouts of one we would be most grateful. 
  
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Family history 
  
If you are related to this photographer and interested in tracking down your extended family we can place a note here for you to help. It is free and you would be amazed who gets in touch. 
  
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