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Mrs Browning of Glasgow?
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Hello, I have come across a hand coloured CDV in our museum collection (Te Papa, Wellington, New Zealand) which has a handwritten credit on the verso. I think it reads: 'Mrs Browning / Photographist…Continue

Started this discussion. Last reply by Anne Strathie Mar 16.

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Anne Strathie replied to Lissa Mitchell's discussion Mrs Browning of Glasgow?
"Hi, Lissa I'm attaching an updated version of the notes, as one of the addresses on one of your photographs wasn't listed in any directories, but also appeared on the reverse of a photograph in Yale University's archives. I've…"
Mar 16
Lissa Mitchell replied to Lissa Mitchell's discussion Mrs Browning of Glasgow?
"Thanks Anne - that is great. Very best, Lissa"
Mar 8
Anne Strathie replied to Lissa Mitchell's discussion Mrs Browning of Glasgow?
"Hi, Lissa and Rose Thanks to the Scotland's People website, I've been able to complete the story of Theresa Browning/Dessurne - and also learned quite a lot about my home city in the process. I hope this is helpful for your research -…"
Mar 7
Anne Strathie replied to Lissa Mitchell's discussion Mrs Browning of Glasgow?
"Hi, Lissa - that's great the document worked - I'll finish it off and try and get it to you and Rose your time on Monday, in time for International Women's Day! It's beginning to look as if she took over from her brother and that…"
Mar 4
Lissa Mitchell replied to Lissa Mitchell's discussion Mrs Browning of Glasgow?
"That's great - thank you and fantastic about the Yale ones - it would help to compare them. I can open the document and will go read it now.  Lissa"
Mar 4
Anne Strathie replied to Lissa Mitchell's discussion Mrs Browning of Glasgow?
"Hi, Lissa - that's interesting that you've seen that style before. If you're a member of Ancestry, you should be able to find the tree, which I've called "A Theresa Browning Family Tree" - which is…"
Mar 4
Lissa Mitchell replied to Lissa Mitchell's discussion Mrs Browning of Glasgow?
"Hi Rose - thanks for your reply and I hope you have seen the images. Apologies for not replying directly earlier - I'm not used to posting on this forum and didn't realise I hadn't. Lissa"
Mar 4
Anne Strathie replied to Lissa Mitchell's discussion Mrs Browning of Glasgow?
"Hi, Lissa I've managed to do quite a bit of checking on the information you put up yesterday.  I can't find any reference in a trade directory to Theresa being at the South Hanover Street address, but she may have been working out of…"
Mar 2
Lissa Mitchell replied to Lissa Mitchell's discussion Mrs Browning of Glasgow?
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Lissa Mitchell replied to Lissa Mitchell's discussion Mrs Browning of Glasgow?
Mar 2
Lissa Mitchell replied to Lissa Mitchell's discussion Mrs Browning of Glasgow?
"And two more by Mrs Browning with different addresses: 'Mrs Wm Browning / Photographist / & Colourist / 16 South [Hanover?] Street / George's Square / Glasgow / Copies may be taken / when [handed.?].'. 'Mrs Browning /…"
Mar 2
Lissa Mitchell replied to Lissa Mitchell's discussion Mrs Browning of Glasgow?
"50 CDVs in the album pretty much all from Glasgow photographers such as:  'J. H. Kay, / Photographer, 57 Arglye Street / Glasgow'. 'Stuart. Photographer. / 120 Buchanan Street. / Glasgow'. 'Mackay. / Portrait Painter…"
Mar 2
Anne Strathie replied to Lissa Mitchell's discussion Mrs Browning of Glasgow?
"My main thought on the colouring is that the style looks more like that of someone who may have been a painter than by someone whose job it was to add colours to mono photographs - the flowers and landscape in particular. Theresa Browning's…"
Mar 2
Lissa Mitchell replied to Lissa Mitchell's discussion Mrs Browning of Glasgow?
"I am wondering what you think of the colouring of it? Despite Mrs Browning saying she was a 'colourist' I don't think she did this. It is an usual item as it is part of an album of UK CDVs by different photographers/studios which all…"
Mar 2
Lissa Mitchell replied to Lissa Mitchell's discussion Mrs Browning of Glasgow?
"Thank you Anne and Rose"
Mar 2
Anne Strathie replied to Lissa Mitchell's discussion Mrs Browning of Glasgow?
"Hi, Lissa and Rose I've also found some of the information that Rose has mentioned, plus some other details. Yes, it is definitely the correct person as I found her described in a 1894 publication as follows: Browning, Mrs, nee Theresa…"
Mar 1

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Help needed with mystery format - 'The Triptographic'

I have an albumen carte-de-visite (image shown here) photograph featuring three portraits of three different people made by prominent 19th century Wellington photographer, James Bragge in New Zealand. Printed on the right side of the card is 'The Triptographic Cameo Portrait Registered'. I haven’t been able to find out anything about this process/format - does anyone…

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