|Dates: ||1819 - 1883|
|Stereographs project |
Notting Hill, London, England, UK
[Robert H. Dyball] 3 Lower Nottinghill Terr., 60-83. Reported to have made stereoviews but not verified.
T.K. Treadwell & William C. Darrah (Compiled by), Wolfgang, Sell (Updated by), 11/28/2003, Photographers of the World (Non-USA), (National Stereoscopic Association)
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A draper in Cambridgeshire who somehow became interested in photography, Dyball showed two waxed-paper views in the 1855 exhibition of the Photographic Society in London. He began exhibiting collodion views the following year and by 1859 had established himself as a photographer in London. In 1865 Dyball was cheered by the photographic press for successfully chasing down the thief who had coolly carried his camera out of the studio. He remained a professional photographer until his death.
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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