|Dates: ||1822, 9 January - 1872, 18 March|
William Skeen started in Ceylon as the first officially appointed Government Printer 1849-1873. During this time, in 1860, he purchased the existing photographic studio of J. Parting in Colombo for his son, William Louis Henry Skeen.
[Take care not to confuse with his son: William Louis Henry Skeen]
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