Hugh Owen 1784-1860 was a soldier in the Anglo-Portuguese army. He had a son, Hugh Owen, 1825-91 who served with the Portuguese army. But no connection with Hugh Owen the photographer from Bristol, 1808-97, as far as I can work…"
"Thanks, Richard. I have edited the Wikipedia article on Owen to insert the date of the Inauguration Meeting of the Society, which he attended and have also edited the article on Joseph James Forrester, inserting a para on his photography. I am…"
"Thank you, Andrew, for that first and interesting reference. Wikipedia I give less credence to, considering it is riddled with major mistakes in photographer biographies and other areas, and their arrogant "editorial" approach, which does…"
"By coincidence there were two Hugh Owens associated with Porto or Oporto. One was a military officer who fought in the Peninsular War and the other was the photographer. It appears that Joseph James Forrester knew them both. Owen, the military…"
Olá, Manuel ! Que prazer receber a sua mensagem. As fotografias de homens e mulheres negras, realizadas por José Cristiano são fantásticas; a forma como ele capta as expressões é incrível. Sei que há algumas na coleção do Arquivo Público do Estado de São Paulo, me parece que há uma coleção completa no Arquivo Central do Iphan/Rio de Janeiro. Ele foi um grande fotógrafo, não é mesmo ? Abraço.