|Born: Mendel John Diness |
Other: M.J. Diness
Other: Mendel J. Diness
Other: Mendenhall John Dennis
|Active: ||Near East|
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.
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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