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Lynn Cunliffe replied to Steve Lightfoot's discussion Photograph of Charlotte Brontë on glass in the group The Bronte Sisters Photo
"Do you use Fb ? I think a lot of people on Bronte pages would be really  interested "
May 26
Lynn Cunliffe replied to Steve Lightfoot's discussion Photograph of Charlotte Brontë on glass in the group The Bronte Sisters Photo
"Thats really interesting ,I would assume if she knew the Brontes personally she would know it was Charlotte ,it might be useful to post on a Bronte FB page or site to ask if anyone knows anything about it "
May 25
Lynn Cunliffe commented on Nicolas's group The Bronte Sisters Photo
Apr 4
Lynn Cunliffe replied to Ken Jacobson's discussion Alleged Bronte sisters photo in the group The Bronte Sisters Photo
"Hi ,Thats really interesting with regards to the date as it corresponds to the clothing the girls are wearing in the photograph which is around the 1860s and certaintly not the late 1840s  thank you"
Apr 4
Lynn Cunliffe replied to Nicolas's discussion New information on the Bronte portraits in the group The Bronte Sisters Photo
"https://www.npg.org.uk/collections/search/portraitExtended/mw00800/Emily-Bront It explains that the portrait is Emily but why its sometimes thought to be Ann.Overall the portrait resembles Emily and not Ann ,who had fairer hair."
Apr 4
Lynn Cunliffe replied to Steve Lightfoot's discussion Early Carte de Visites of the Brontes in the group The Bronte Sisters Photo
"There are photos of Patrick which look like they might be that format,the parsonage archive is brilliant there are a lot of photographs in it ,one of patrick is described as a postcard ,another was clearly mounted to hang as it has a loop ,maybe…"
Apr 4
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The Bronte Sisters Photo

A Bronte MysteryThere are no known photographs of the Bronte sisters but a photo with "The Bronte Sisters" written on the reverse in French was discovered in France in 2011.The photo is a collodion so if these are the sisters then it could only be a copy of a daguerreotype. A photographer living in France, John Stewart of Pau, visited Haworth Parsonage in 1856 and 1857 to photograph the portrait of Charlotte Bronte.If it is a copy then the original photo must have been taken before Emily Bronte…See More
Apr 4
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Apr 4

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