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sean whitaker commented on Simon Elsy's blog post Langfier Skylit Studio, 343 Finchley Road, Hampstead, UK
"Hi Simon, alas no others, just this image among unrelated items. Nothing on the back. I'd assumed it was a London hospital in the Finchley Rd area. "
Mar 20
Simon Elsy commented on Simon Elsy's blog post Langfier Skylit Studio, 343 Finchley Road, Hampstead, UK
"Hi Sean. Many thanks for your note and attachment. Certainly, this is the Langfier studio my Grandfather ran, and the framing is exactly identical to the few surviving ones I have. The image looks like a military hospital with recovering soldiers…"
Mar 18
sean whitaker commented on Simon Elsy's blog post Langfier Skylit Studio, 343 Finchley Road, Hampstead, UK
"Came across this at the local boot sale..."
Mar 16
sean whitaker commented on Simon Elsy's blog post Langfier Skylit Studio, 343 Finchley Road, Hampstead, UK
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Langfier Skylit Studio, 343 Finchley Road, Hampstead, UK

I am researching my grandfather, Albert Edward Elsy, who managed the Langfier Finchley Road Studio from 1910 to his death in 1939. Little survives about the studio and his photographs, so anything would be great. He also established the Hampstead Art Gallery next door post WW1 which was a centre for emerging post war artists some who sat for him. Again anything would be…

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