"Fascinating link of association Nicolas.. but implies either George Smith had the same pic- or another exposure was taken while the light was good- and so may survive and be found.. I think the one discussed found S,France was never seen because,…"
"The only 'dress' visible are the cloaks- 2 from Brussels, sumptuous Brussells chenile, and on of more humble, domestic fabric, and the hats, continental norm from 1830's. The resolution is exceptional, picking out individual…"
"Winter capes and summer hats- the girls corresponding with Emily & Chrltt. wear plush Brussels chenille, Anne's a locally available fabric- the hats are contemporary in cosmopolitan continental cities 1830's-'40's. Brought…"
Bronte MysteryThere are no known photographs of the Bronte Sisters but an 'alleged' photo of them has been discovered.It needs authenticating. Can anyone help the researcher?The photo is thought to be a Collodion copy of a Daguerreotype. The photographer who they think copied it is John Stewart of Pau, France & London, England. He was brother-in-law of Sir John Herschel.The original photo must have been taken before Emily died in 1848.Why is there is no backdrop, just a brick wall?How to…See More