Newton, William (Sir)

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London [GB], 1785 - London [GB], 1869

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1855 ca Bruges (view of)
William John, + 22.1.1869. Miniature painter and calotypist. Appointed Painter in Ordinary to Queen Victoria and knighted in 1837. Member of the Calotype Club in 1847 and Vice-President of the Photographic Society of London. Half-plate salt paper print from a paper negative, titled and signed in pencil on verso "Porte de Gand, Bruges / Calotype Sr W. Newton". Although an enthusiastic exhibitor, Sir William appears never to have shown in public any of his views from Continental trips.

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1855 ca Bruges (view of)

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DIRECTORY_2017#1468

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SFJ new 24.3.2020 based on information supplied by Pool Andries

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