Moxham, Egbert

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  • Amateur

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Thornbury [Gloucestershire, GB], 1824 - London - Greenwich [GB], 1864

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1857 - 1859 Bruges
+ September 1864. Artist and sometime inventor. Originally from Gloucester, he made the drawings published in "Specimens of Inlaid Tiles from Neath Abbey, Glamorganshire", 1849-1850. Still in Neath in September 1856, he proposed a variation of Taupenot's dry-plate collodion process (Journal of the Photographic Society of London, 1856, p. 127). Moved with his family to Bruges by October 1857, where he lived until the early 1860s. Recorded as a person of independent means when registering the birth of a son Edgar on 25.2.1859. Half-plate views of Bruges, Sluis and Ghent. Involved in inventing "improvements in the construction of stereoscopes" (communication dated 31.5.1859). Stereo view "The Canal, Quay, and Maison des Bateliers, Ghent" published in "The Stereoscopic Cabinet", no. 2, December 1859.

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1857 - 1859 Bruges

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DIRECTORY_2017#0995

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SFJ new 9.12.2018; revised 12.5.2019 based on information supplied by M. Demaeght; revised 24.10.2019 based on information supplied by Pool Andries

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