|Dates: ||1819 - 1883|
|Active: ||Great Britain|
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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