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Virginia Dodier's Blog – April 2018 Archive (1)

Edward Scott, Photographic Attendant to Clementina Hawarden, 1861

Ever come across Edward Scott? He is listed in the 1861 census as one of the (many) servants in the Hawardens’ London household. His role is listed as “Photographic Attendant.” His age is given as 19 and his birthplace as Ireland.

Any idea who he was? I assume that he would have gone to work (and live) with Hawarden on the recommendation of an associate in the Photographic Society. Perhaps he went on to work in a studio after her death in early 1865.

Another point: I wonder how…

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Added by Virginia Dodier on April 18, 2018 at 22:30 — 2 Comments

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