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I'm researching Cheltenham's early photographers. Richard Beard Jnr ran The Photographic Institution, Promenade, Chelt from 1849-50. Does anyone know if he was the son of, or related to, the Richard…Continue
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Cheltenham was one of the first towns in the country to establish a professional photographic studio and has one of the oldest camera clubs. The book, marking the 150th anniversary of Cheltenham Camera Club, reviews the history of photography in the town and its leading figures such as Hugo van Wadenoyen and Dr E. T. Wilson, physician, philanthropist, a pioneer in…Continue
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