This photographer has yet to be identified. Five waxed-paper negatives were auctioned in 1976. Three were views of Whitby, annotated and dated September 1854 and two were studies of trees. “T.W.S.” was written in ink on one of the group.
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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