"Hi, Lissa - that's great the document worked - I'll finish it off and try and get it to you and Rose your time on Monday, in time for International Women's Day! It's beginning to look as if she took over from her brother and that…"
I've managed to do quite a bit of checking on the information you put up yesterday. I can't find any reference in a trade directory to Theresa being at the South Hanover Street address, but she may have been working out of…"
"My main thought on the colouring is that the style looks more like that of someone who may have been a painter than by someone whose job it was to add colours to mono photographs - the flowers and landscape in particular. Theresa Browning's…"
"Hi, Lissa and Rose
I've also found some of the information that Rose has mentioned, plus some other details. Yes, it is definitely the correct person as I found her described in a 1894 publication as follows:
Browning, Mrs, nee Theresa…"
This seems very appropriate for International Women's Day - I'm originally from Glasgow, but know NZ well. I think Theresa, might be this woman:
Browning, Madame Theresa Dessurne, teacher of music and photographic…"
"The only useful lead from the archive reference was that there appears to be a grand-daughter (I guess) and I wondered whether she might have photographs ... but you may have tried that already. There is someone of that (quite unusual name) who is…"
"Bobbie: I'm assuming they came in a pack marked 'collotype' (perhaps the vendor can tell you). The album describes them as 'Collotype Views', published by HM&S and printed by Valentine - there's images on both sides…"
"There are several more pcs of the same/similar view in the Brent collection, so suggest that the person with the query contacts them, particularly if there are more views from the same area. All the best with the hunt for H.M. & S."
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