|Other: William Austin Todd (uncertain) |
Other: William Todd (uncertain)
In the 1856 Norwich Photographic Society exhibition, the society member W. A. Todd displayed four waxed-paper views, all of architecture in Norwich and Bury St. Edmunds. He also exhibited some small portraits done in collodion, which, according to the Norfolk News, “leave nothing to be desired.” Although the identification is tentative, Todd appears to have been a tailor’s assistant living in Norwich who eventually rose to being a master tailor.
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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