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John Falconer, British Library 
A Biographical Dictionary of 19th Century Photographers in South and South-East Asia

 
Commercial, India
21/2 Jaun Bazar Street, Calcutta, 1852. Member of the Bengal Photographic Society in the early 1860s. In a talk on the collodion process read to the Photographic Society of Bengal on 24 June 1864, Sheppard indicates that he took up photography in 1847, stating that ‘Photography of the present day is a pleasant, simple, and inexpensive recreation, compared with the difficulties many of us had to encounter, who date our first impressions so far bck as 1847.’[1]
 
Assistant to Ralli Bros., with residence at 15 Lall Bazaar Street, Calcutta, 1856-57. Assistant, Auction Co. Ltd, Calcutta, 1858. Accountant to Charles Nephew and Co., Calcutta, 1859. Residence, 53 Creek Row, Calcutta, 1859. Accountant to John Borradaile and Co., Calcutta, 1861. 
  
 
  

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  1. Λ Journal of the Bengal Photographic Society, vol. 1, no. 2, 1 September 1862, p. 35. 
      
 
  

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