John Falconer, British Library
A Biographical Dictionary of 19th Century Photographers in South and South-East Asia
Commercial, Singapore and Penang
Opened Singapore studio 1865, in Penang 1867-68.
W. JONES, PHOTOGRAPHER and GILDER
Mr W. Jones begs to inform the public, that he has now opened his Photographic room in Canning Street, and will be glad to execute views of all kinds – likenesses of the size of 2 feet can also be executed with neatness. Orders and communications received at his residence.
Singapore, 24th March 1865.
The undersigned begs to announce to the inhabitants of Penang, that he is now prepared to take photographic portraits of all kinds, and views of every description, at moderate charges, and on a larger size (5 feet in circumference) than what he has previously executed.
He has separately erected a new and spacious room, tastefully laid out for the purpose, at the VICTORIA AND ALBERT Hotel, where he solicits the favor of their patronage.
Hours for taking, - 7 A.M. to 2 P.M.
Penang, 10th January 1867.
- Λ Straits Times, 3 June 1865.
- Λ Penang Argus, 3-31 October 1867. Almost the same advertisement, but dated 14 September 1865, appeared in the Penang Argus from 12 March to 8 October 1868.