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Carole L Moores
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Carole L Moores added a discussion to the group The Bronte Sisters Photo
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Straw hats

 Taken from the 'Strange world of the Bronte's' by |Marie CampbellJonathan Wright Moore and Nancy Drake were both baptised by Patrick Bronte. Jonathan, who was born and baptised in 1847 , remembered Charlotte helping his widowed mother to thread needles, at herPhotographic History Research Centre, Leicester Millinery shop on Main Street, where her homemade straw hats drew customers from…See More
Oct 9
Carole L Moores replied to Steve Lightfoot's discussion Early Carte de Visites of the Brontes in the group The Bronte Sisters Photo
"Read 'The Strange world of the Bronte's by Marie Campbell Marie did extensive research , she lived in Haworth....she talks of the Bronte's having a family photographer.... Phyllis Bentley suggested that the distant figure of a woman,…"
Oct 9
Carole L Moores joined Nicolas's group
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The Bronte Sisters Photo

A Bronte MysteryThere are no known photographs of the Bronte sisters but a photo with "The Bronte Sisters" written on the reverse in French was discovered in France in 2011.The photo is a collodion so if these are the sisters then it could only be a copy of a daguerreotype. A photographer living in France, John Stewart of Pau, visited Haworth Parsonage in 1856 and 1857 to photograph the portrait of Charlotte Bronte.If it is a copy then the original photo must have been taken before Emily Bronte…See More
Oct 9
Carole L Moores is now a member of British photographic history
Oct 8

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