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Martyn Jolly's Blog – December 2020 Archive (1)

Publication: Empire, Early Photography and Spectacle: The Global Career of Showman Daguerreotypist J. W. Newland

James William Newland’s (1810–1857) career as a showman daguerreotypist began in the United States but expanded into Central and South America, across the Pacific to New Zealand and colonial Australia and onto India. Newland used the latest developments in photography, theatre and spectacle to create powerful new visual experiences for…


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