Victorian Portraits for Sale
from the Sensation Press
John Alfred Le Mesurier Hayward, two carte de visite photograph of
John Alfred Le Mesurier Hayward. The first shows him as a teenager and is
by David Hains of 28 Upper Phillimore Place, Kensington. Identified in front
in ink John A. LeM Hayward 1874'. The second is by an unknown photographer
and is signed on the reverse in his own handwriting John A. LeM Hayward
1891'. Fading to the second image, good condition.
Ref. no. 136a Price £45
George Richard Turner Phillips, a carte de visite of George Richard
Turner Phillips by by Robert Faulkner of Bayswater. George Richard Turner
Phillips (1841-1909) was born in Clerkenwell, the son of surgeon Richard Phillips
and his wife Mary Ann. His father Richard Phillips was born in Slebech, Pembrokeshire
and was from a medical family - his brother was surgeon Thomas Phillips and
his nephew surgeon Edward Picton Phillips. George's siblings were Marian Elizabeth
Phillips, William Owen Phillips, Clara Louise Phillips (married barrister
Frederick Charles James Millar), Mary Sophia Phillips (married curate Benjamin
William Day), Frances Gertrude Phillips (married the Reverend Rev Augustine
Briggs) and Henry Astley Phillips (married Lizzie Florence Ward & Catherine
Bayley). Like his father, George Richard Turner Phillips became a doctor and
surgeon. In 1872 he married Rose Ellen Judson in Kensington and they had children
called Hugh Richard Phillips and Violet Mary Phillips. After Rose's death
he married Marion Elizabeth P Hannay. He spent most of his successful career
in London and he lived with his family in Leinster Square, Bayswater. George's
son Hugh also became a well known doctor and married Helen Minnie Gromme and,
after a divorce, Sarah G. Morgan. Identified in pencil on reverse and probably
it belonged to his sister as it says 'Mary's'. Good condition.
Ref. no. 137a Price £35
John Saffery, a carte de visite sized photograph by an unknown photographer
of John Saffery. Identified in ink on front as John Saffery, Chief Clerk
of Bankruptcy'. John Saffery (1800-1889) was born in Salisbury, Wiltshire,
the son of John and Maria Grace Saffery. His family were non-conformists.
He married Jane Hall in 1833 and they had children called Joseph John Saffery,
Edward Saffery, Emily Gertrude Saffery, Cuthbert Saffery, Frederick William
Saffery and Albert Edwin Saffery. John Saffery and his family lived in Hackney
in London and he was for many years Chief Clerk and Accountant in the Bankruptcy
court. He died in Hastings in 1889. Mounted on card and probably later cut
from a scrapbook. Good condition.
Ref. no. 138a Price £45
John Jefferies, a carte de visite phototograph of Royal Navy chief
engineer John Jefferies (1839-1900) by Ernest Bavastro of 65 King Street,
Jamaica. Autographed in ink on front sincerely yours John Jefferson'
and on the reverse H.M.S. "Fantome", Port Royal 25 April '82
love from Jeff'. The day it was signed the Fantome sailed from Port Royal
for the Spanish Main. John Jefferies was born in Marylebone, London in 1839
and was the son of Irish parents, Tobias Thomas Jefferson and Margaret Jefferies;
his father was a labourer and his mother a laundress. John joined the Royal
Navy and became an engineer. In 1865 he was assistant engineer on the Orontes
troop ship when it went to China. In 1879 he became chief engineer on the
Fantome. In 1886 he became Fleet Engineer and in 1892 he retired from the
navy. He returned to London after his retirement and married Susannah Despicht
(1852-1934), the daughter of master tailor Henry Peter Despicht and Margaret
Despicht; the wedding was witnessed by Joseph Despicht and Sophie E. Despicht.
John Jefferies died at 15 Disraeli Road in Ealing in 1900. Some fading, good
Ref. no. 139a Price £45
Ref. no. 140a SOLD
John Maitland and Mary Isabella Maitland, two carte de visites of
John and Mary Isabella Maitland.
1. John Maitland by John Moffat (1803-1865) of 103 Princes Street, Edinburgh. John Maitland was the Accountant General to the Court of Session in Edinburgh. He was the son of Sir Alexander Charles Maitland and Helen Gibson Wright. He married Mary Isabella Wood, known as Isabella, in 1852. Identified in pencil on reverse with biographical and family details and a piece of paper in ink.
2. Mary Isabella Maitland (c.1807-1886), known as Isabella Maitland by Ross and Thompson of 90 Princes Street, Edinburgh. Born Mary Isabella Wood, she was the daughter of Marion Cadell and John Philip Wood. She was the niece of Robert Cadell of Ratho House, a publisher, and granddaughter of laird John Cadell of Cockenzie. Identified in pencil on reverse with biographical and family details and a piece of paper in ink.
Ref. no. 141a Price £80
Ernest William Haley, a cabinet card photo of school teacher and athlete
Ernest William Haley (1885-1975) by Hellis and Sons of London. Taken on 21
January 1904 and showing Haley dressed as a schoolmaster. Ernest Haley was
the son of Henry and Annie Haley. His father worked for the Post Officee.
In 1901 Ernest was living with his parents and siblings Harold Percy Haley
and Florence Haley in Kennington. In 1912 he competed in the 1912 Olympics.
He is identified in ink on reverse as Ernest Haley, 4 Bishops Terrace,
Walcot Square, Kennington Road, Lambeth'. A few age marks, good condition.
Ref. no. 142a Price £35
Arthur Hildebrand Alington, a carte de visite of Captain Arthur Hildebrand
Alington (1839-1925) as a young man by the London Stereoscopic Company. Autographed
'Arthur H. Alington' on front. On reverse identified in ink as Captain
Alington R.N.' Admiral Arthur Hildebrand Alington was born at Swinhope, Lincolnshire
in 1839. He was living at the family home, Swinhope House, North Thoresby,
Lincolnshire, when he died in 1925. He married Charlotte Mary Moore in 1870.
One of his sons was Lieutenant-Colonel Arthur Cyril Marmaduke Alington. Another,
who followed him into the Royal Navy, was Argentine Hugh Alington, who married
Janet Marchant Tooth, the daughter of Dr. Howard Henry Tooth. Another child
was Charlotte Hildegarde Mary Alington, who married solicitor Frederick Parkin,
the son of John Bacoden Parkin. Good condition.
Ref. no. 143a Price £45
Captain Augustus Frederick Warburton & Mary Ann Campbell Warburton,
two carte de visites of Captain Augustus Frederick Warburton & Mary Ann
Campbell Warburton (nee Mary Ann Campbell Hailes) by Jabez Hughes, Royal Photographic
Studio, Arcade, Ryde, Isle of Wight. Augustus Warburton (1827-1885) was born
in Rathkeale, Limerick in Ireland, the son of Charles Mongan Warburton and
Alicia Warburton (nee Bunbury). He joined the 15th Foot Regiment and reached
the rank of captain before he left the army. In 1861 he was visiting his mother
Alice Warburton's house Stanbroke Villa, Pittville Circus, Cheltenham with
his wife and children Charles Campbell Warburton, Alice Isabel Warburton,
Leila Charlotte Frances Warburton and Florence Jane Matilda. In the 1880s
until his death he lived in Dover at Wellesley Terrace with his wife and children
Isabel, Leila, Florence, Eleanor Louisa de Blaquiere Warburton, Marion Flora
Campbell Warburton, Harris Grant Warburton, Philip Bunbury Warburton, Frances
Caroline Hobart Warburton and Violet Warburton. Identified in pencil on reverse
as 'Capt. Augustus Warburton' and 'Mrs. A. Warburton). Some age mottling and
a light ring from when they must have once been in an album, good condition.
Ref. no. 144a Price £60
James Skene, A carte de visite of James Skene (1775-1864) with a boy
and girl aged about seven and eight and a small dog ar their feer by Hills
and Saunders of Oxford and Eton and taken in about 1864. Identified in ink
on reverse as 'Skene of Rubislaw with grandchildren'. James Skene was born
in Rubislaw, Aberdeenshire and was the son of James Skene and Jane Forbes
(the daughter of Sir William Forbes of Pitsligo). After years living in Edinburgh,
and several, in Greece, James Skene settled in Oxford. He was a close friend
of Sir Walter Scott. One of his sons was the historian William Forbes Skene
and one of his daughters was the author and social reformer Felicia Skene.
The children pictured may be great grandchildren rather than grandchildren.
Ref. no. 145a Price £45
Diana Thompson, a cabinet photograph by an unknown photographer of
Mrs. Diana Thompson of Gateshead (1795-1896) in her hundredth year in 1895.
Diana Thompson was the widow of Newcastle poet, journalist and printer William
Gill Thompson. She was born in Newcastle and was the mother of 14 children.
Ref. no. 146a Price £45
Ethel Susan Dykes, A photograph of Ethel Susan Dykes (1860-1936) taken
in the 1900s. Mounted on album card, it shows her sitting up in bed with a
newspaper, surrounded by Christmas cards; more cards and photos of children
are on the wall behind her. Ethel Dykes was born in Durham and was the daughter
of clergyman John Bacchus Dykes and Susannah Thomlinson (or Tomlinson) Kingston.
In 1861 she was living at South Bailey, Durham with her parents and siblings
Ernest Huntington Dykes and Mabel Hey Dykes. Her father was the vicar of St.
Oswald's in Durham and in 1871 they were living at 27 Church Street, Durham
with her sisters Mary Eveleyn Dykes, Gertrude Kingston Dykes (married Henry
Chinnock Radford) and brother John Arthur St. Oswald Dykes. Later she and
her sister lived with her brother Ernest, a vicar and composer, in St. James's
Terrace, Barrow in Furness and later still at the Parsonage, Oulton with Woodlesford,
Yorkshire. She eventually settled in Harrogate and was a church worker with
the guild of help. Some ink marks on pillow area and wall, probably
from when it was sent in a letter, but good condition.
Ref. no. 147a Price £35
Dora Jennings (Dora Bell), a carte de visite of Dora Jennings (nee
Dora Bell) dressed as a nurse and taken by Maujean and Leopold Dubois of Paris.
Dora Bell (1840-1925) was born in Cockermouth, Cumberland, the daughter of
James and Mary Bowes Bell. Although known as Dora, her registered legal name
at birth was Dorothy Bell. Her grandfather was Cockermouth physician Dr. James
Oliphant Bell. Dora had sisters called Mary Oliphant Bell, Jane Catherine
Bell, Janet Bell and Margaret Bell. Dora married William Jennings who worked
as a district superintendant for the Birmingham Fire Office and Lancashire
Insurance Company. Dora was widowed and left with two young daughters in 1868.
She retrained as a nurse in 1871 and in 1875 was working at Galignani's Hospital
in France. The hospital was founded by the Galignani publishing family who
published English language books and the newspaper Galignani's Messenger.
Dora had two daughters: Dora Mabel Jennings (1863-1940), later knoen as Dora
Mabel Dunbar who married William James Colquhoun Dunbar, the son of Sir Archibald
Keith Dunbar and Sophia Orred; and Rose Agnes J E Jennings (1867-19?), who
was known as Agnes Jennings. Identified in ink on front at top of image on
front as Dora Jennings' and on the reverse written in ink Hospital
Galignani Paris January 1875'. Good condition.
Ref. no. 148a Price £45
Thomas Woods Weston, a carte de visite of the Reverend Thomas Woods
Weston (1816-1891) by Edward Sims of Tunbridge Wells. Thomas Woods Weston
was born in Clerkenwell, the son of merchant John Weston and Elizabeth Weston.
He attended Christ's College, Cambridge and married Isabella Elizabeth Mary
Freer, the daughter of John Branston Freer of Stratford on Avon, Warwickshire.
Weston became the vicar of St. John's Church in Tunbridge Wells. He had children
called Geraldine Mary Weston, Mary Constance Weston, William W. Weston, Thomas
Freer Weston, John E. Weston, Isabella Elizabeth Weston and Bowyer Wynn Weston.
Identified in ink on reverse as T.W. Weston. A little aging, good condition.
Ref. no. 149a Price £35
General Sir Watkin Lewis Griffies Williams, a carte de visite of General
Sir Watkin Lewis Griffies Williams (c.1800-1877) by Henri Claudet. Williams,
who was a baronet, was born at Llwynywormwood (Llwynywermod), Carmarthenshire
in Wales and became a general in the Madras Cavalry in the Indian Army. He
retired in London and died at his home 38 Elgin Road, Notting Hill in 1877;
the probate on his estate was granted to his nephew Major Edmund Watkin Kent
of the 24th Regiment. A little aging, good condition.
Ref. no. 150a Price £35
John Champion Ragdale, a carte de visite of John Champion Ragdale
age 4 by Lafosse of Knolls House, Manchester. John Champion Ragdale (1878-1936)
was the son of bleacher Joseph Robert Ragdale and Mary Elizabeth Porthouse
Davison of Whitefield, Lancashire. He married Ada Walkden, the daughter of
merchant John Walkden, in 1905 and they had a son called John Joseph Champion
Ragdale. Identified in ink on reverse as John Champion Ragdale on his
4th birthday July 5 1882'. White mark to one corner, otherwise good condition.
Ref. no. 151a Price £35
Alfred Adams, a carte de visite of Alfred Adams by W.S. Spanton, 16
Abbey Gate Street, Bury St. Edmunds. Alfred Adams (1834-1907) was born in
Stanton, Suffolk, the son of carpenter George Adams and his wife Mary. Alfred
Adams became a farmer and builder. He was married to Susan, the daughter of
Susan Germany, and had children called Selina Jane Adams, Octavia Louise Adams
(married Frank George Hazlewood) and Helen Agnes Adams (married Oliver Henry
Hazlewood). Identified in ink on reverse as Alfred Adams, Grundle Farm,
Stanton, Bury St. Edmunds'. A couple of light creases to edges of picture
(not affecting Adams face or body).
Ref. no. 152a Price £35
Sir Edgcombe Venning, a carte de visite in military uniform as a young
man by Hills and Saunders of Eton and Oxford. Edgcombe Venning (c.1837-1920)
was born in Norwich, Norfolk and he was the son of James Meybohm Venning and
Patience Maria Venning. His father was a landowner and Edgcombe had siblings
called John James Edgcombe Venning, Julia Venning, Ralph Parson Venning, Agnes
Mary Venning, Edith Maria Venning and Margaret Venning. Edgcombe Venning became
a surgeon in the 1st Life Guards. He married Frances Edith Pearson, the daughter
of Frances and Thomas Aylmer Pearson, and had children called Algernon Edgcombe
Venning, Ethel Nina Patience Venning and Henry Charles Venning (married Ethel
Isabel Lindo). Edgcombe Venning later lived at Lamorva, Falmouth. Identified
in pencil on reverse. Some fading, and pale contrast on the face.
Ref. no. 153a Price £35
Alice Marley, Muriel Elizabeth Marley, Guy Marley and William Marley,
a cabinet photograph of the three Marley children and their mother Alice by
W. McLiesh of Darlington & Durham. Each child identified in ink with their
date of birth on the reverse Muriel Elizabeth Marley 4 years Oct 15.
Guy Marley 2 years July 27. William Marley 8 months feb 19.' and inscribed
'For Uncle Tom Oct 31st 1887.' Alice Garbett (c.1860-) was born in Patrick
Broughton, Yorkshire and was the daughter of Elizabeth Garbutt; she had a
brother called Thomas Garbutt who may be the Uncle Tom of the inscription.
She married Thomas William Marley, the secretary and commercial manager of
a colliery, in Darlington in 1882. Muriel Elizabeth Marley (1883-1969) was
born in Darlington and married engineer James Gordon Templer (1881-1950).
Guy Marley (1885-1892) died as a child. William Marley (1887-1917) became
a coal agent and was killed in action in France in the First World War when
he was a captain in the Durham Light Infantry. In 1911 the family were loving
at Marton Grove in Darlington. The children's siblings included Cuthbert David
Marley, Kathleen Marley, Joscelyn Marley age 12, the Reverend Harold Marley
and Rayne Marley. Good condition.
Ref. no. 154a Price £45
Markham Le Fer Taylor, a cabinet photo by Maull and Fox of London
of General Markham Le Fer Taylor (1837-1910). Markham Le Fer Taylor was the
son of Watkin Williams Taylor and Amelia Taylor. Markham Taylor joined the
Royal Artillery in 1851 and saw action in the Crimean War (he served with
the siege train at Sebastopel) and the Boer War. He married Frances Elizabeth
Doyne and they had children called Eleanor Amelia Taylor (married Thomas Stanford
Baldock), Philip Beauchamp Taylor and Herbert Wodehouse Taylor. In 1901 he
was a retired Major General visiting his daughter Eleanor and grandchildren
William Philip Baldock and Violet Eleanor Baldock in Aldershot. Good condition.
Ref. no. 155a Price £45
Jesse and E.M. Foster, a carte de visite photograph of brother and
sister by R.B. Thorpe, 110 High Street, Rye. Annotated in ink on reverse 'E.M.
Foster & Jesse Foster' and in pencil 'age about 8 10'. Some foxing to
back of card, good condition.
Ref. no. 156a Price £45
Alexander Peter McMullen, a carte de visite of Alexander Peter McMullen
by Elsden of Hertford. Taken in the 1860s. Alexander McMullen was a brewer
in Hertford, Hertfordshire. He was the grandfather of American art collector
Paul Mellon. A few age marks, good condition.
Ref. no. 157a Price £45
William Frederick Windham, a carte de visite photograph by an unknown
photographer and taken in about 1861. Windham was known in the 1860s as Mad
Windham and was heir to the Felbrigg Hall estate near Norwich in Norfolk.
Some fading, good conditon.
Ref. no. 158a Price £30
William Henry Symes, a carte de visite photograph of Dr. William Henry
Symes by J. Moffat of Princes Street, Edinburgh. Identified in ink on front
as W.H. Lymes M.B.' and dated 1866 in pencil on reverse. Corners clipped,
some age fading, good condition.
Ref. no. 159a Price £45
Cornelia Amanda Augusta Thornton & Edmund William Tankerville Thornton,
a carte de visite of Cornelia Amanda Augusta Thornton (1863-1889) and Edmund
William Tankerville Thornton (1866-) as children by Lambert Weston and Son
of Folkestone and Dover. It was taken in 1870 and they are identified in ink
on the reverse. They were the children of Major Charles Edmund Thorton of
the 56th Regiment and Royal Fusileers of Kirkland Hall, Garstang and Eliza
Amanda Thornton. Their grandfather was William Thomas Thornton, the Receiver-General
of the Inland Revenue. Cornelia married merchanr James Miller, eldest son
of Major Miller of Netherby, Ayr, in Singapore in 1885. Edmund married widow
Louisa Ellen Wood, the daughter of James Wain, in 1893 and had children called
Celia Katie Thornton, Charles Edmund Thornton, Cornelia Amanda Ellen Thornton,
William Thomas Thornton and Amelia Elizabeth Thornton. Good conditon.
Ref. no. 160a Price £45
Reverend William Naylor, of the Reverend William Naylor (1782-1868)
by Hopwood, Photographer, High Street near the Market Place, Wednesbury. Identified
in ink on the front. William Naylor was a Methodist minister and joined the
Wesleyan ministry in 1802. At the time of his death, in Wednesbury, he was
the oldest minister in the country. Good condition.
Ref. no. 161a Price £45
Hillier Children, two carte de visites by an unknown photographer
showing children from the Hillier family from Dorset. They were the children
of Swanage schoolmaster James Thomas Hillier and Eleanor Ann Warren Hillier.
1. Mary Ann Warren Hillier (1861-1933, known as Annie), Emily Charlotte Hillier (1868-1948, known as Lottie) and Laura Augusta Hillier (1876-1965, married Reginald Gould of Bournemouth).
2. James Thomas Hillier (1863-), Douglas Eugene Hillier (1864-1937), Harry Nicholas Hillier (1870-1960 married Ada Louisa) and Albert Edward Hillier.
Identified on reverse. Some fading, good condition.
Ref. no. 162a Price £80
Mary Crum, a carte de visite photograph of Mary Crum (1847-1933) by
E.W. Dallas of 34 Hanover Street, Edinburgh. It was taken in about 1861 when
Mary Crum was at boarding school in Edinburgh. Mary Crum was born in Glasgow
(c.1847-) and was the daughter of Scottish calico printer and merchant John
Crum (c.1795-c.1858) and Agnes Crum. She grew up at the family home the Auld
House, Thornliebank, Glasgow. In 1861 she was a pupil at the Edinburgh boarding
school of Elizabeth Somerville at 2 Douane Terrace. Mary Crum married ironmaster
and colliery owner Colin Dunlop of Colin Dunlop & Company of Glasgow.
She later lived at Lockerbie House in Lockerbie, where she died in 1933. Her
children were Agnes Mary Helen Dunlop (c.1875-1930), who married John Stewart
Lyon, and Colin John Dunlop (1869-1914) who died after a riding accident at
Stapleton Towers near Annan in 1914. Good condition.
Ref. no. 163a Price £40
Arthur Mcleod Mills and Family, a group of seven carte de visites
of the family of Brevet Colonel Arthur Mcleod Mills. Arthur Mcleod Mills (1849-1913)
was an army officer. He died at Redcliffe Lodge, Paignton, Devon.
1. Arthur Mcleod Mills with his baby daughter Marian by P. Weston and Son of Folkestone.
2. Arthur's daughters Nora Mcleod Mills and Marion Beatrice Mills by G.R. Lavis of Eastbourne.
3. Nora Mcleod Mills by C. Hawkins of Brighton and Bath.
4. Marion Beatrice Mills by C. Hawkins of Brighton and Bath. Marian (the spelling is Marian rather than Marion on the back of the pictures) was born in India in about 1874. In 1891 she was living with her mother Elizabeth, brother Arthur Mordaunt Mills and sister Florence in Hastings. She married married Lieut Colonel William John Keene of the Indian Army and died in 1938.
5. Arthur's daughter Florence Muriel Mills as a baby by an unknown photographer. Florence married surgeon George Augustus Roberts.
6. Arthur's cousin Dr. John Mills by Henry Knight of St Leonards on Sea.
7. Mrs John Mills by Henry Knight of St. Leonards.
Pictures identified on reverse. Some rather faded, especially Florence. Nora and Marion must have been redheads as their hair has been tinted red. Good condition.
Ref. no. 164a Price £80
William Randall Slacke & Mrs. William Randall Slacke, two carte
de visites. A carte de visite of William Randall Slacke, taken when he was
a captain in the Royal Engineers, by J. Magill of Donegall Place, Belfast.
A carte de visite of Mrs. William Randall Slacke (Harrietta Earl White) by
William Lawrence, photographer, 7 Upper Sackville Street, Dublin. In 1886
Colonel William Randal Slacke (c.1839-1920) was appointed as the Commanding
Royal Engineer Officer on the Staff of the Dublin Districts. Their son William
Henry Owen Slacke was born in 1867 and their daughter Mary Catherine Slacke
in 1869. Identified in ink on paper. Good condition.
Ref. no. 165a Price £80
Sir Douglas Strutt Galton & Lady Mary Anne Galton (nee Mary Anne Simpson),
two carte de visite photographs. 1. Captain Douglas Galton by John and Charles
Watkins, Photographers to the Queen, the Prince of Wales and the Ex Royal
Family of France, 34 Parliament Street, London. Identified in pencil on the
reverse Captain Douglas Galton C.B., D.C.L., F.R.S.' 2. Mrs. Douglas
Galton by an unknown photographer in the 1860s. Identified in pencil on reverse.
Sir Douglas Strutt Galton (1822-1899) was the son of John Howard Galton. He
was a civil engineer and an army captain in the Royal Engineers. Good condition.
Ref. no. 166a Price £80
Pattisson Family, three cabinet photographs of the Pattison family
showing brothers Jacob Luard Pattisson and John Robert Ebenezer Pattisson
and John's children John Howell Pattisson and Agnes Madeline Pattisson.
1. John Robert Ebenezer Pattisson by George Avery of Tonbridge, Kent. Taken in July 1897.
2. Jacob Luard Pattisson by Elliott and Fry of London. Taken in October 1900.
3. John Howell Pattisson (known as Howell) and Agnes Madeline Pattison (known as Madeline), taken in August 1886 by E. Pattison Pett of Worthing.
Identified in ink on reverse, a few age marks to no. 3, good condition.
Ref. no. 167a Price £90
Benedict George Hoskyns, a carte de visite of Benedict George Hoskyns
by Henry Jenkins of St. Mary's Street, Wallingford. Taken when he was a student
at Jesus College, Cambridge. Identified in ink on front. Benedict George Hoskyns
(c.1856-1935) was born in Aston Tyrrold in Berkshire. He was the son of Phyllis
and the Reverend Sir John Leigh. In 1874 he became a student at Jesus College
and in 1879 was ordained as a deacon in Winchester. He eventually became an
archdeacon. He married Dora Katharine Franklyn and in 1911 they were living
with their daughter Diana Mary Katharine Hoskyns (she married Sir Godfrey
John Vignoles Thomas). He also had a son, Chandos Benedict Arden Hoskyns.
Ref. no. 168a Price £25
Edward Douglas Lennox Harvey, a carte de visite of Edward Douglas
Lennox Harvey by Hills and Saunders of Cambridge. Taken when he was a student
at Trinity College, Cambridge. Identified in ink on front. Edward Douglas
Lennox Harvey (1858-1938) was born in Paris in 1858. Born 1858. He was the
son of Isabella and William James Harvey and spent some of his childhood in
Scotland. After leaving Cambridge he became a vicar and lived at Downham Market.
After his retirement from the Church he lived with his family at Beedingwood
House at Lower Beeding near Horsham in Sussex. He married Constance Annie
Hills in 1885 and his children with her included Constance Lennox Harvey (married
Arthur T. Hodgson), Douglas Lennox Harvey (killed in action in 1914), Ernest
Ian Lennox Harvey and Frank Lennox Harvey (killed in action in 1914). He married
Emma Jessie Thornton in 1911, the daughter of Philip Rawson, and their son
was Captain Roger Edward Lennox Harvey. Fading, good condition.
Ref. no. 169a Price £25
Edward Vincent Vashon Wheeler, a carte de visite of Edward Vincent
Vashon Wheeler by Hills and Saunders of Cambridge. Taken when he was a student
at Trinity College, Cambridge. Identified in ink on front. Edward Vincent
Vashon Wheeler (1858-1933) was born in Tenbury, Worcestershire. He was the
son of Marianne and Edward Vincent Wheeler. He was later a farmer at Newnham
Court, Tenbury. In 1892 he married Elizabeth Ellen Winwood Smith, the daughter
of Sir William Smith. He was still living at Newnham Court when he died in
1933 and probate on his estate was granted to his brother James Volant Wheeler.
Fading, good condition.
Ref. no. 170a Price £25
Charles Gathorne Hill, a carte de visite of Charles Gathorne Hill
by Hills and Saunders of Cambridge. Taken when he was a student at Trinity
College, Cambridge. Identified in ink on front. Charles Gathorne Hill (1857-1934)
was born in Clifton, Gloucestershire. He was the son of Mary Elizabeth and
Charles Hill. In 1885 he married Gertrude Isabella Jones Mortimer. Hill was
a ship builder and engineer and in 1911 was living in Yate, Gloucestershire
with his wife and children Charles Loraine Hill, Hugh Maurice Hill, Richard
Alexander Gathorne Hill and Dilys Ruth Gathorne Hill. He was living at Harptree
Court in East Harptree in Somerset when he died. Good condition.
Ref. no. 171a Price £25
Sydney Rhodes James, a carte de visite of Sydney Rhodes James by Hills
and Saunders of Cambridge. Taken when he was a student at Trinity College,
Cambridge. Identified in ink on front. Sydney Rhodes James (1855-1934) was
born in Aldeburgh, Suffolk. He was the son of Mary and the Reverend Herbert
James. He became a vicar and taught at Eton College. He later became the headmaster
at Malvern College. He married Mary Hoare, the daughter of the Reverend Henry
Hoare and had four children, including Evelyn Zoe Rhodes James (married Forester
Cecil Robin Britten), Linda Margery Rhodes James and Philip Montague Rhodes
James. Faded, age marks.
Ref. no. 172a Price £25
Robert Ritson, a carte de visite of Robert Ritson by Hills and Saunders
of Cambridge. Taken when he was a student at Trinity College, Cambridge. Identified
in ink on front. Robert Ritson (1873-1942) was born at Ellen Bank, Maryport
in Cumberland. He was the son of shipbuilder Robert Ritson and Mary Ritson.
Robert Ritson became a surgeon and was later a doctor in Hamilton Road, Reading,
where he lived with his wife Mary. Ritson's son John Andrew Ritson died in
the First World War. A couple of small marks, good condition.
Ref. no. 173a Price £25
Johan Frederik Caroe, a carte de visite of Johan Frederik Caroe by
Hills and Saunders of Cambridge. Taken when he was a student at Trinity College,
Cambridge. Identified in ink on front. Johan Frederik Caroe (1856-1930) was
born in Lancashire and in 1881 was living with his father Anders Caroe, a
corn merchant, and his sister Helen at Holmsdale in Great Crosby. In 1895
Johan Caroe married Eleanor Jane Alexandra Gordon. Caroe was a corn merchant
and was the consul for Denmark in Lancashire. His three children were Frederick
Thorvald K. Caroe, Eleanor Astrid Gordon Caroe and Einar Athelstan Gordon
Caroe. A couple of small marks, good condition.
Ref. no. 174a Price £25
Henry Charles Finch Mason, a carte de visite of Henry Charles Finch
Mason by J.E. Bliss of Cambridge. Taken when he was a student at Trinity College,
Cambridge. Identified in ink on front. Henry Charles Finch Mason (1856-1902)
was born near Watford, Hertforshire, where his father John Mason was a vicar
at Aldenham and Boydon Hill. Henry became a teacher at Haileybury School.
Ref. no. 175a Price £25
John Arthur Watson-Taylor, a carte de visite of John Arthur Watson-Taylor
by Hills and Saunders of Cambridge. Taken when he was a student at Magdalene
College, Cambridge. Identified in ink on front. John Arthur Watson-Taylor
(1857-1923) was born in London and was the son of Simon Watson-Taylor and
Lady Hannah Charlotte Watson-Taylor. In 1861 he was living with his parents
and siblings at Erlestoke Park, Wiltshire. Fading, good condition.
Ref. no. 176a Price £25
Herbert Picton Morris, a carte de visite of Herbert Picton Morris
by Hills and Saunders of Cambridge. Taken when he was a student at Trinity
College, Cambridge. Identified in ink on front. Good condition. Herbert Picton
Morris (1856-1946) was born in Liverpool. His father John Grant Morris was
a wealthy merchant and his mother was Mary Picton Morris. His siblings included
Thomas Case Morris, Christopher Morris and Percy Copeland Morris. In 1882
Herbert Morris married Alice Sarah Russell and their children included Thomas
Herbert Picton Morris and Edith Sylvia Morris. In 1911 Herbert Morris was
the Assistant Charity Commissioner for England and Wales and he later became
Ref. no. 177a Price £25
James Hamblin Smith, a carte de visite of James Hamblin Smith by J.
Rylands of Cambridge. Smith was a tutor in algebra at Cambridge University
and known as Big Smith' by his students. Identified in ink on front.
Good condition. James Hamblin Smith (1827-1901) was born in Upper Rickinghall,
Suffolk and he was the son of James Hamblin and Mary Smith. He married Ellen
Hales, the daughter of Samuel Chilton Gross, and their children included James
Hamblin Smith, Mary Hamblin Smith, Maurice Hamblin Smith and Rupert Hamblin
Smith. He died when he was living at living at 42 Trumpington Street in 1901.
Ref. no. 178a Price £25
James Alexander Orr-Ewing, a carte de visite of James Alexander Orr-Ewing
by Elliott and Fry of London. Taken when he was a student at Trinity College,
Cambridge. Light pencil retouching, good condition. James Alexander Orr-Ewing
(1857-1900) was born in Scotland. He was the son of Archibald and Elizabeth
Lindsay Orr-Ewing (nee Reid) of of Ballikinrain Castle, Killearn. In 1898
he married Lady Margaret Frances Susan Innes-Ker and four years later he was
a Major in the 2nd battalion of the Imperial Yeomanry when he was killed in
the Boer War at Kheis. His only daughter was Millicent Lilian Elizabeth Orr-Ewing,
who married Sir John Francis Roskell Reynolds.
Ref. no. 179a Price £25
Charles Sydney Buchanan Riddell, a carte de visite of Charles Sydney
Buchanan Riddell copied as a vignette from an older school age photo by the
London Photographic Company of Bayswater. Identified in ink on front. Riddell
was a student at Christ Church College, Oxford. Fading, good condition. Charles
Sydney Buchanan Riddell (1858-1886) was born in Kent, where his father the
Reverend John Charles Buchanan Riddell was the vicar of Harrietsham. His mother
was Frances Sophia Buchanan Riddell and he had a barrister brother John Walter
Buchanan-Riddell. Riddell became a missionary and died in Zanzibar in 1886.
Ref. no. 180a Price £25
John George Jameson, a carte de visite photograph of John George Jameson
by Hills and Saunders of Cambridge. Taken when he was a student at Trinity
College, Cambridge. Identified in ink on front. Good condition. John George
Jameson (born 1855) was the son of Henry Jameson of Roebuck, Dundrum, Dublin.
He owned the Bow Street distillery in Dublin. He was married to Eleanor Mary
and had three children: Hilda, Victoria Ina and John Patrick Jameson.
Ref. no. 181a Price £25
Reverend Thomas Valpy French and Catherine Marsh and an unidentified Indian
Man, a carte de visite of Thomas Valpy French and Catherine Marsh and
an unidentified Indian or Afghan man in native dress. Valpy French (1825-1891)
was a missionary in India and became the Bishop of Lahore. Catherine Marsh
(1818-1912) was an evangelical preacher and writer. She lived with her father
Reverend Dr. William Marsh at Beddington near Croydon in Surrey, and Valpy
French was at one point one of Dr. Marsh's curates in Beddington. The picture
was probably taken originally in about 1860 as French looks quite young -
but this carte is a copy produced by White of Reading in the 1870s. Identified
in pencil and ink on the reverse. Good condition.
Ref. no. 182a Price £45
Arthur Henry Drew, a carte de visite photograph of Arthur Henry Drew
by Hills and Saunders of Cambridge. Taken when he was a student at Trinity
College, Cambridge. Identified in ink on front.
Ref. no. 183a Price £25
Edward Henry Hills, a carte de visite photograph of Edward Henry Hills
by Hills and Saunders of Cambridge. Taken when he was a student at Trinity
College, Cambridge. Hills was a chemist and a member of the Hills family who
owned the Deptford Chemical Works. Identified in ink on front. Good condition.
Ref. no. 184a Price £25
William Schreiber Hume, a carte de visite of William Schreiber Hume
by Hills and Saunders of Cambridge. Taken when he was a student at Trinity
College, Cambridge. Identified in ink on front. Good condition.
Ref. no. 185a Price £25
Edward Oliver Pleydell Bouverie, a carte de visite of Edward Oliver
Pleydell Bouverie by Hills and Saunders of Cambridge. Taken when he was a
student at Trinity College, Cambridge. Identified in ink on front. Fading
and a few marks.
Ref. no. 186a Price £25
Edward Richard Jeffreys Nicolls, a carte de visite of Edward Richard
Jeffreys Nicolls (1854-1934) by Wheeler of Oxford. Identified in ink on front.
Nicolls was a student at Christ Church, Oxford. Fading and a few marks.
Ref. no. 187a Price £25
Arthur Stewart Raikes, Arthur Stewart Raikes by by Hills & Saunders
of Cambridge. Identified in ink on front as A. Raikes'. Arthur Stuart
Raikes was a student at Trinity College, Cambridge. Fading, good condition.
Ref. no. 188a Price £25
Francis Henry Tytherleigh Easton, a carte de visite by Hill and Saunders
of Cambridge. Inscribed in ink on reverse J.F. Howson from F.H.T.E.,
Llandaff 1880'. J.F. Howson was James Francis Howson, a student at Trinity
College, Cambridge and by looking at the student list for the time the initials
of the sitter seem to match fellow student Francis Henry Tytherleigh Easton.
Ref. no. 189a Price £25
Ref. no. 190a SOLD
Russell Gurney, a carte de visite of barrister and politician Russell
Gurney (1804-1878) by the London Stereoscopic Company. Russell Gurney was
the son of Lady Maria and Sir John Gurney. He married Emelia Batten. Identified
in pencil on the back and in ink on the front. Good condition.
Ref. no. 191a Price £25
Marc Armand Ruffer, a carte de visite photograph of Sir Marc Armand
Ruffer (1859-1917) when he was a student at Brasenose College, Oxford. Taken
by by Hills and Saunders of Oxford. Identified and dated in ink on reverse
as M.A. Ruffer 31.3.81'. He was the son of of banker Baron Alphonse
Jacques Ruffer of Lyons and Caroline Ruffer. Ruffer became an important pathologist
and bacteriologist. He became a student at Brasenose College in 1878, receiving
a BA in 1882 and an MA in 1887 and later studied at the Pasteur Institute.
In 1890, when he was a physician, he married Alice Mary Greenfield (later
Dame Alice Ruffer), the daughter of Captain John Tyndale Greenfield of the
Royal Artillery and Mary Catherine Hird. The Ruffers had three daughters:
Helen Muriel Ruffer, Alice Honora Vere Ruffer (married surgeon Arthur Leonard
Weakley) and Nina Margaret Ruffer. Ruffer became Professor of bacteriology
at Cairo University in Egypt, living at Bulkeley Ramleh near Alexandria, and
was knighted in 1916. He was killed on 15 April 1917 when the SS Arcadian
was torpedoed by a German submarine. Good condition.
Ref. no. 192a Price £25
Gervas Charles Wells-Cole, a carte de visite of Gervas Charles Wells-Cole
aged about 11 by W.J. Smith of 44 Canwick Road, Lincoln. Autographed in ink
on front yours ever, G.C. Wells-Cole'. Gervas Charles Wells Cole (1889-1974)
was the son of Gevas Frederick Wells Cole and Mary Beatrice Wells Cole (nee
Brook). He married Kathleen Feridah Russell Allen in 1915. Good condition.
Ref. no. 193a Price £25
Arthur Dudley Parr Dudley (formerly Arthur Dudley Parr), a carte de
visite of Arthur Dudley Parr Dudley (1859-1931) by an unknown photographer.
Inscribed in ink on reverse yrs truly Arthur D. Parr Dudley'. Arthur
Dudley Parr was born in Cossington, Leicestershire and he was the son of Eleanor
and Thomas Cart Parr. In 1861 he was living with his parents and siblings
Eleanor Elizabeth Parr and Thomas William Parr in Cossington. He attended
Rugby School, Brasenose College, Oxford and was called to the bar as a barrister
at Lincoln's Inn, but became a medical doctor. He married Ellen Hughes in
1892 and had children called John Huskisson Parr-Parry, Eric Arthur Parr-Dudley,
Ellinor Parr-Dudley and Walter Parr-Dudley. A few age marks, good condition.
Ref. no. 194a Price £35
Samuel Edward Busby, a carte de visite of the Reverend Samuel Edward
Busby by James Simonton of the Royal Panopticon of Science and Art, 70 Grafton
Street, Dublin. Identified in ink on front as S. Edward Hardy L.L.D.
Busby was a vicar and clerk in holy orders. He married Marian Bradshaw, the daughter of William Bradshaw, in Dublin in 1861. In 1885 he was living at St. Andrew's, Rectory, Belfast. In 1901 he was living with his wife and niece Louisa Susannah Brambell Busby and in 1911 he was living with them in Dublin. He died in Dublin in 1915 and probate was granted to librarian Samuel Edward Brambell, who was probably a nephew or cousin. Good condition.
Ref. no. 195a Price £25
Walter Hele Molesworth, a carte de visite photograph of Walter Hele
Molesworth by Mr. Gaisford of 32 George Street, Plymouth. Identified on reverse
in pencil as Walter H. Moleworth'. Walter Hele Molesworth (1823-1885)
was born at St. Breock in Cornwall. He was the son of the Reverend William
Molesworth and Katherine Treby and was educated at Eton and St. John's College,
Cambridge. His brothers were Hugh Henry Molesworth and Sir Paul William Molesworth
of Kenegie, Penzance. In 1849 he marriedFrances Mary Twysden, the daughter
of Admiral Henry Duncan Twysden of the Royal Navy. He had four daughters:
Blanche Mary Twysden Molesworth, Cordelia Twysden Molesworth, Imogen Isabella
Twysden Molesworth (married Lieut-Col Edward Henry Legge) and Katherine Twysden
Molesworth (married the Reverend John Dene, rector of Horwood, Devon). In
1861 the Molesworths were living at 2 Brighton Villas, Compton Gifford, near
Plymouth. Good condition.
Ref. no. 196a Price £45
Susan Ludow Cordelia Lopes, Cordelia Lucy Lopes and Ethel Maud Lopes,
a carte de visite of Susan, Cordelia and Ethel Lopes by R.R. Taylor of Westbury,
Wiltshire. Identified and dated in ink on reverse Susan Lopes, Cordelia
Lopes, Ethel Lopes, Oct 11th 1867'. The three children were the daughters
of barrister, judge and M.P. Henry Charles Franco Lopes (later Baron Lopes)
and Cordelia Lucy Clark. In 1861 the family were living at Farleigh House,
Monkton Farleigh in Wiltshire. Susan Ludow Cordelia Lopes (1859-1938) married
barrister Archibald Bence-Jones (the son of scientist Henry Bence Jones).
Cordelia Lucy Lopes (1861-1945) married Sir John Alexander Hanham. Ethel Maud
Lopes (1864-1943). Fading, good condition.
Ref. no. 197a Price £45
Sir Thomas Buxton Morrish, A cabinet photo of Thomas Buxton Morrish
by Lock and Whitfield of 178 Regent Street and 109 King's Road, Brighton.
Autographed boldly in ink by Morrish on the reverse. Morrish, who was a keen
amateur actor, is shown posed in a Spanish costume. Sir Thomas Buxton Morrish
(c.1840-1909) was born in Liverpool and was the son of merchant James Morrish.
He became a very successful goldsmith. He married Sara Nash Gabriel, the daughter
of merchant Christopher Trowell Gabriel, in 1866 and they had sons called
Harold Gabriel Morrish (1867-1953) and Arthur Gabriel Morrish (1869-1936).At
the time of his death he lived at Leonard House, Upper Tulse Hill in London
and his country home was Langhurst in Horsham, Sussex. Good condition.
Ref. no. 198a Price £45
Lieutenant Colonel William Rose Campbell, Jean Morison Campbell, Mary
Morison Campbell and MacIver Forbes Morison Campbell, a carte de visite
of Lieutenant Colonel William Rose Campbell and his family by Ross and Pringle
of Edinburgh. They are posed in the studio in a rowing boat against a scenic
backdrop with artificial water. The picture was taken in 1869 and is identified
and dated in ink on reverse. William Rose Campbell (c.1819-1872) was the son
of Alexander Campbell of Ballochyle and Elizabeth Forbes Rose. He was the
owner of the Ballochyle Estate in Scotland, and of the Ballochyle Brooch.
He joined the army and became lieutenant-colonel of the 28th Madras Regiment
in India. His first wife was Clementina Mary Arthbuthnott, the daughter of
Viscount Arbuthnott. He married Jean Morison Bucanan, the daughter of Professor
James Buchanan, in 1862. After Campbell's death, his widow married Hugh Miller.
The children pictured were Mary Morison Campbell (c.1864-?) and MacIvor Forbes
Morison Campbell (1867-1932). MacIvor-Campbell, as he became known, lived
in Canada and married Dorothy Gladys Williams, the daughter of Thomas Thornton
Williams, of Victoria. Good condition.
Ref. no. 199a Price £45
Elizabeth Murton Chalmers (Elizabeth Murton Philpott), a carte de
visite of Mrs. Elizabeth Chalmers (1840-1870) by J. Moffat of Edinburgh. Elizabeth
Philpott was the daughter of Elizabeth Murton and the Reverend John Philpott
of Hinxhall Rectory in Kent. She married Glasgow born paper manufacturer David
Chalmers (1820-1899), the son of Isabella and Charles Chalmers, at Hinxhill
Church in 1867. Elizabeth died at their home Redhill House, Slateford, om
Edinburgh in 1870. David Chalmers, who was the nephew of Dr. Thomas Chalmers
of the Scottish free church, became a noted antiquarian and member of the
Royal Society and Antiquarian Society. Inscribed in ink on reverse In
remembrance of Mrs D. Chalmers (Miss Lizzie Philpott Hinxhill Rectory) Married
at Hinxhill Church 14th November 1867. Died at Redhall Edinburgh 14th October
1870. From Mr. Chalmers.' Faded and a couple of marks.
Ref. no. 200a Price £35
Hardinge Giffard, a carte de visite of Hardinge Giffard, Lord Halsbury
by Alexander Bassano, 25 Old Bond Street. Good condition.
Ref. no. 201a Price £25
Thomas Spilsbury Swinson, a carte de visite of Dr. Thomas Swinson
(1840-1882) in Shakespearian costume for amateur dramatics or a fancy dress
ball and about to draw a dagger by John Burton and Sons of Leicester, Derby,
Birmingham, Nottingham and Burton on Trent. Swinson was almost certainly dressed
for the Shakespeare Tercentenary in 1864 and the reverse states Burton was
Sole Photographers to the Tercentenary Celebration 1864'. Identified
in ink on reverse. Thomas Spilsbury Swinson was the son of Birmingham surgeon
George Newton Swinson and Mary Ann Swinson (nee Morgan). He qualified as a
doctor in 1861 and over the years was based at 1 Hamilton Terrace, Leamington.
Mickleton near Chipping Camden and 25 Waterloo Place, Leamington. He Married
Emily Caroline Greatrex, the daughter of Mary and James Frederick Greatrex
in Staffordshire in 1871 and had children: Edward Spilsbury Swinson (1871-1958,
an artist); Emily Gertrude Swinson (1872-1938, married merchant Harold Charles
Tanner); Walter Wilberforce Ryder Swinson (1876-19?, a solicitor who married
Hannah Beatrice Griffiths); John Hall Swinson (1879-1967, an accountant) and
Clara Swinson (1881-19?, married Hugh Gregory, son of artist Charles Gregory.
Ref. 202a Price £45
Richard Henry Ramsey, a carte de visite of Richard Henry Ramsey as
a boy by Thomas North, 71 Grafton Street, Dublin. Identified in ink on reverse
as Richard Henry Ramsey 1878'. Richard Henry Ramsey was born in Dublin
on 15 October 1866. He was the son of Richard and Sarah Elizabeth Ramsey (nee
Sarah Elizabeth Elcock) and had siblings called Mary Anne Mabel Ramsey, Margaret
Elizabeth, George Sheldrake Ramsey and (George Sheldrake Ramsay became an
artist and postcard publisher) Martha Gertrude Ramsey. The family later moved
to Derbyshire where Sarah Ramsey had a boarding house at Rockavon House, Buxton.
Richard Henry Ramsey moved to Canada and died as Richard Henry Ramsay in Kamloops,
British Columbia in 1942. Good condition.
Ref. no. 203a Price £35
John Vinycomb, a carte de visite of the artist John Vinycomb by an
unknown photographer. Autographed in ink at bottom Yours truly John
Vinycomb' and dated in pencil on the reverse 5/11/95. John Vinycomb (1834-1928)
was a Newcastle born artist. Good condition.
Ref. no. 204a Price £45
James Wheeler, a carte de visite photograph of actor James Wheeler.
James Wheeler (1849-1924) was born in Brixham, Devon and he was the son of
baker James Wheeler and Anne M. Wheeler. James Wheeler had a business as a
stationer but he also worked as a professional actor in the Victorian period.
He married Alice Lepine Welby, the daughter of county court bailiff William
Welby and Ann Welby, in Canterbury in 1877. They had children called Dorothy
Wheeler (1878-1969) and Welby Wheeler (1883-1960). Dorothy became a dancing
teacher. He died in Kensington in 1924. Printed id on front. The reverse has
a quotation written in ink by an admirer, a quotation from 'Maud Muller' by
John Greenleaf Whittier and referring to a love that can only be in a different
"Ah, well! for us all some sweet hope lies
Deeply buried from human eyes
And, in the hereafter, angels may
Roll the stone from its grave away"
Bottom edge of card trimmed, good condition.
Ref. no. 205a Price £35
Frances Diana Jackson, a carte de visite by W. and D. Downey of Newcastle
on Tyne. Identified in ink on reverse. Frances Diana Jackson (c.1850-1911)
was born in Canada and married Scottish surgeon George Haliburton Hume in
county Durham in 1878. In 1901 living at 61 Osborne Road, Newcastle with her
husband, and children William Errington Hume (later Sir William Errington
Hume and the father of George Haliburton Hume - later known as Cardinal Basil
Hume), Norman Haliburton Hume, Phyllis Mary Hume, Constance Olive Hume and
George Minchin Hume. Fading and a couple of marks.
Ref. no. 206a Price £35
Campbell Clark, a carte de visite of Colonel Campbell Clark (1827-1896)
in mufti and when he was a major by Maull of London.Campbell Clark was born
in London on 16 June 1827 when his parents, Matthew and Catharine Clark, lived
in Hanover Terrace. Matthew Clark was a a commercial broker and consignee
of foreign wines and spirits and the family later lived at Bromston House
in Thanet and in 1851 also resident at the house were Campbell Clark's brother
Gordon Wyatt Clark and sisters Catherine and Agnes. When Clark retired from
the army with the rank of colonel he retired to the the Red House in Ufford,
Suffolk. Identified in pencil on reverse. Notes attached on reverse with details
of his military career: Major Campbell Clark, 104th Bengal Fusiliers,
Punjab Campaign 1848-49 (medal with 2 clasps), Burmah 1853 (medal & clasp
from Pega), Mutiny 1857 attached to 68th at Cawnpore (medal).' Good condition.
Ref. no. 207a Price £45
Ernest Holdsworth Studdy, a carte de visite by Arthur Debenham of
Ryde, Isle of Wight. Identified in ink as Ernest Studdy 32nd Regiment,
married Miss Hames 1874'. Ernest Holdsworth Studdy (1851-1921) was born at
Waddeton Court, Stoke Gabriel in Devon. He was the son of local magistrate
Henry Studdy and Eleanor Frances Holdsworth Studdy and lived ar Waddeton Court
with his siblings Eleanor Sarah Studdy, Robert H. Studdy, John Studdy, Georgina
F. Studdy, Thomas Studdy and Harriet E. Studdy. In 1871 he joined the army
as a sub lieutenant in the 32nd Regiment and was made a captain in 1883. In
1874 he married Constance Julia Haytor Hames (c.1853-1925), the daughter of
Constance Harriet and the Reverend Hayter George Hayter-Hames of Chagford.
Ernest and Constance had children called Ernestine Constance Studdy, George
Ernest Studdy (1878-1948, a well-known artist as George E. Studdy) and Hubert
Charles Studdy. Rather faded.
Ref. no. 208a Price £25
George Fox Grant, Cdv of Captain George Fox Grant of the 62nd Regiment
by T. Cranfield, Grafton Street, Dublin. Identified in ink on reverse Capt.
Fox Grant 62nd Regt'. George Fox Grant (c.1838-1901) was the son of Reverend
Joseph Brabazon Fox and Dorothea Martha Fox of Rathconrath and Dublin. He
joined the 62nd (The Wiltshire) Regiment of Foot in 1855 and eventually reached
the rank of Colonel in the 62nd and 5th Battalion, Royal Irish Rifles. He
married Albina Cotton Walker, the daughter of Dr. William Augustus Walker,
in Dublin in 1861. After her death he married Louisa Elizabeth Billing, the
daughter of Theobald Billing, in Dublin in 1873. He lived in Dublin and Tipperary.
His children included Dorothea Amelia Grant, Captain Kenneth Malcolm Patrick
Grant, Agnes Dorothea Fox Grant, William Augustus Grant, George Billing Charles
Grant and Patience Helen Fox (she married Downton Curtis Leman, the son of
James Curtis Leman and Jane Margaret Leman). Old number in ink at bottom of
card area, good condition.
Ref. no. 209a Price £45
Edmund Henry Dickens, a carte of Edmund Dickens by Elliott and Fry
of 55 Baker Street, Portman Square. Autographed in his own handwriting in
ink on the reverse Very sincerely yours Edmund Dickens 5 Nov 1874'.
Edmund Henry Dickens (1849-1910) was the son of Alfred Lamert Dickens and
Helen Dobson, and the nephew of the author Charles Dickens. Edmund Henry Dickens
was born in Yorkshire and was living in London in the 1870s. He attended the
funeral of Charles Dickens in the same carriage as Wilkie Collins. He married
Frances Eleanor Thornton in 1886. A couple of marks, good condition.
Ref. no. 210a Price £45
Allen Children, three carte de visites of Josephine Mary Elizabeth
Allen, Ada Maud Allen and Edward Satow Allen. They were born in Stoke Newington
and were the children of Joseph Allen and Mary Mason Satow. Josephine Mary
Elizabeth Allen (1864-1951) married Royal Navy commander Laurence De Walk
Satow in 1907. Ada Maud Allen was born in 1866. Edward Satow Allen (1867-1950)
became a bill broker and banking discount agent; he married Eva Mary Gorton,
the daughter of stockbroker Stewart Gorton, in 1893.
1. Josephine Mary Elizabeth Allen and Ada Maud Allen by J. Smith, Photographer, 8 Pool Valley, Brighton. Identified in ink and dated Josephine M.E. Allen Ada Maud Allen April 1867'.
2. Cdv Josephine Mary Elizabeth Allen by Hennah & Kent, 108 Kings Road, Brighton. Identified in ink on the reverse and the age when taken Josephine M.E. Allen Sept 1876 11 years 11 m'.
3. Cdv Edward Satow Allen by Hennah & Kent, 108 Kings Road, Brighton. Identified in ink on reverse with age when taken Edward S. Allen Sept 1876 8 years 10 m'.
Fading, a few age marks, good condition.
Ref. no. 211a Price £45
Charles Shea Hunt, a carte de visite Cdv of Captain Charles Shea Hunt
by J. Perkins of Bath. Identified in ink on reverse. Charles Shea Hunt (c.1837-1898)
was born in Plymouth and was the son of attorney Warwick Augustus Hunt and
Emily Wooldridge Linzee. He became a soldier in the 3rd Madras Regiment and
joined the 108th Regiment as a lieutenant in 1862. He was made a captain in
1866. In 1867 he married Katherine Hay, the daughter of W. Hay of Great Bowden
Hall, in Bowden, Leicestershire. He became a captain in the 19th Foor in 1872
and retired as lieutenant colonel in 1880. He died at his home Cosham Park,
Cosham in Hertfordshire. Hunt had two daughters: Kate Emma Hunt married Major
Henry Di Stella Burford Burford-Hancock; and Grace Hay Hunt married Major
Herbert Forbes Churchill. Some fading, good condition.
Ref. no. 212a Price £45
Robert Maule Gillies, a carte de visite by W. & D. Downey of 9
Eldon Square, Newcastle on Tyne. Identified in ink on reverse Robert
Maule Gillies, Cantab'. Robert Maule Gillies (1806-1869) was born in London
and was the servant of merchant William Gillies of Brechin and Charlotte Hester
Gillies. He attented Caius College, Cambridge and became a corn dealer. In
1831 he married Catherine Beaver, the daughter of Royal Navy Captain Philip
Beaver. Robert Gillies had children called Charlotte Beaver Gillies, Emily
Jane Gillies, Helen Elizabeth Gillies and William Adam Beaver Gillies. He
died in Newcastle in 1869 and was buried in Kensal Green Cemetery. His son
William Gillies became a lieutenant in the Royal Bengal Artillery and married
Jane Lilias Hudson Gillies in Calcutta. Some aging, fading and mottling to
Ref. no. 213a Price £25
George Nathaniel Broke-Middleton and Albina Broke-Middleton, 6 carte
de visite photographs relating to Admiral Nathaniel Broke-Middleton and his
wife Albina. Sir Nathaniel Broke-Middleton (1812-1887) was the son of Sir
Philip Bowes Vere Broke and Sarah Louisa Middleton. He joined the Royal Navy
in 1825 and was the Commander of HMS Gladiator during the Crimean War. Albina
Maria Evans was the daughter of Thomas Evans and married Broke-Middleton in
1853. They lived at Shrubland Hall, Coddenham,Suffolk and Broke Hall, Nacton
near Ipswich. Albina also lived in London at 10 Stanhope Gardens, Kensington.
1. George Nathaniel Broke Middleton in uniform, wearing medals and holding a sword, by Elliott & Fry of London. Identified in ink on reverse Admiral Sir George Nathaniel Broke Middleton, High Sheriff for Suffolk in 1864.'
2. George Nathaniel Broke Middleton by Camille Silvy of 38 Porchester Terrace, Bayswater, London. Identified in ink on reverse Sir G. Broke Middleton baronet C.B.'
3. Carte by an unknown photographer of an earlier painting of Albina Broke Middleton. Identified in ink on reverse as Albina Broke Middleton'.
4. Carte of Albina Broke Middleton by W. Vick, London Road, Ipswich. Identified in ink on reverse Albina wife of Sir George Broke-Middleton baronet C.B. of Broke Hall and Shrubland Park'.
5. Carte of Shrubland Park, Suffolk by an unknown photographer. Identified in ink on reverse Shrubland Park Suffolk seat of Admiral Sir George Broke Middleton High Sheriff for Suffolk in 1864.'
6. Carte of Shrubland Park by an unknown photographer. Identified in ink on reverse.
Some aging and fading to some, good condition,
Ref. no. 214a Price £60
George Dudley Dawson, carte de visite by James Robinson, Polytechnic
Museum, 65 Grafton Street, Dublin. Written in ink on reverse Recd. March
3rd 1870 G. Dawson, Esq. Late 47th Regt'. George Dudley Dawson (1839-1897)
was born in Ireland. He was the son of the Reverend George B. Dawson of County
Carlow. His uncle was Lieutenant General Sir Dudley Hill. He joined the 47th
Regiment as an ensign in 1855. In Canada with the 47th Regiment he was at
Fort Erie at the time of the Fenian Raid in 1866. He was a lieutenant when
he left the regiment in 1867. He spent some time in Dublin in the 1860s and
then went to Canada where, in Toronto in 1869, he married Lizzie (Elizabeth)
Willoughby, the daughter of barrister R.P. Crooks and niece of Adam Crooks.
In Canada he worked as a wine merchant but also saw military action; he served
as a major of the Tenth Royals in the North-West Rebellion and wounded at
battle of Batoche and as Colonel Dawson was commander of the Grenadiers. He
died in Toronto. He had children called Mary or May Dawson, Louisa Dawson,
Dudley Dawson and Richard Dawson. Good condition.
Ref. no. 215a Price £25
Reverend James Hope, Caroline Jane Hope & John Basil Hope, two
carte de visite photographs by E. Gregson of Waterhouse Street, Halifax, Yorkshire.
The first of the Reverend James Hope, Caroline Jane Hope and their young son
John Basil Hope and the second of John Basil Hope by himself at the age of
three. James Hope (c.1825-1894) was the son of the Reverend John of Southowram,
Yorkshire and attended Queen's College, Oxford. In 1859 he married Caroline
Jane Armitage (1835-1925), the daughter of George Armitage esquire. Their
first child John Basil Hope (1860-1943) and in 1861 they were living at Copley
Parsonage. James Hope was later vicar at Holy Trinity in Halifax. James and
Caroline Hope also had children called George Hope, James Arthur Hope, Clement
Armitage Hope, Charles Stuart Hope and Francis Harland Hope. John Basil Hope
married Amy Louisa Richardson in Yorkshire in 1894 and in 1911 he became a
civil engineer. He was later the Mayor of Bedford and had children called
James Kenneth Hope, Marjorie Caroline H. Hope and Amy Joyce Yda Hope. Identified
in ink as Mr. & Mrs. Hope of Halifax & their eldest boy - Basil'
and in ink John Basil Hope 1863'. Some aging, good condition.
Ref. no. 216a Price £80
Alice Elizabeth Sankey, a ninth plate ambrotype on glass, taken in
about 1859 by Thomas John Barnes, Photographer, Hope Place, Mile End Road,
Near the Jews Burial Ground, in London and a carte de visite photograph of
Sankey playing a guitar taken by John Bateman, Photographic Artist of 51 St.
George's Street, Canterbury, Kent in about 1861. Alice Elizabeth Sankey (1844-1923)
was born in Canterbury. She was the daughter of the Reverend Philip Sankey
(c.1817-1881) and Elizabeth Ann Sankey (d. 1873). In 1851 she and her parents
were living in Market Street in St. Columb Major in Cornwall while her father
was the minister of St. Columb. In 1870 she married commercial clerk Charles
Joseph Richards (1844-1888) who was from Shoreditch and after their marriage
they moved to Gateshead. In 1881 they were living at 1 Dilston terrace, South
Gosforth, Newcastle and in 1911 she was living at 35 Meldon Terrace. She died
as Alice Elizabeth Richards in 1923. Alice had five children: Charles Frederick
Richards (1871-1942) became a bank clerk in Chesterfield, Derbyshire and with
his wife Mary Lilian had sons Charles Eric and Philip Richards; Elizabeth
Emily Richards was born in Gateshead in 1873; Alice Ethel Richards (1875-1939)
became a music teacher; Frances Noel Richards (1879-1964) married the Reverend
Robert Oswald Patrick Taylor and lived in St. Leonards on Sea and her children
were the Reverend Francis Oswald Taylor and clerk in Holy Orders and Margery
Richards Taylor (later Clyde); Arthur Sankey Richards (born 1885) was an insurance
clerk in 1911. The ambrotype has Barnes's trade card at the back and is housed
in a case which has split in two; both pictures are in good condition.
Ref. no. 217a £150
Standish Radley Jackson, a carte de visite of Captain Standish Radley
Jackson by Mayer Brothers of 133 Regent Street, London. Identified in ink
on reverse and the date it was taken - 1 January 1862. Standish Jackson (c.1829-1879)
was born in Bath. He was the son of Inner Temple barrister William Owen Jackson
and Elizabeth Bishton Phillips. His mother died when he was a baby and his
father remarried Harriet Martha Lowry. In 1851 he became an ensign in the
14th Light Dragoons and soon became a lieutenant. He joined the 78th Regiment
in 1860 and became a captain. He retired from the 25th Foot Regiment in 1867.
He married Blanche Florence Sullivan Fawcett, thw daughter of Henry of Broadfield,
Yorkshire and they had two children. In 1871 the family were living at Coldbrook
House in Abergavenny. Jackson and his wife both died young and their two children
were brought up by Jackson's sister, the author Mary Catherine Jackson. His
son was Guy Standish Jackson and his daughter was Mary Blanche Violet Jackson
- she married author and mountaineer Edward Douglas Fawcett (the brother of
explorer Peter Fawcett) and they spent their married life in Switzerland.
Ref. no. 218a Price £45
Ref. no. 219a SOLD
Ellen Margaret Hort, carte de visite by an unknown photographer of
Ellen Margaret Hort as a baby and a young woman who is probably Fanny Henrietta
Hort (her mother). Identified in ink on reverse 1862 2 months old
Ellen Margaret Hort' and also a note indicating winter' address of 6
Clifton Place'. Ellen Margaret Hort (1862-1945) was born in Cheltenham. She
was the daughter of clergyman and professor of theology Sir Fenton John Anthony
Hort and Fanny Henrietta (nee Holland). Her mother Fanny Henrietta Dyson Holland
(1832-1925) was born in Hatfield, Yorkshire and she was the daughter of Thomas
John Dyson Holland and Elizabeth Mouse Susannah Pollard; she married Fenton
Hort in 1857. They had seven other children including Sir Arthur Fenton Hort,
the Reverend Francis Fitzgerald Hort, Dr. Edward Collet Hort, Mary Dyson Hort
and Dr. Frederick Aylmer Hort. Good condition.
Ref. no. 220a Price £45
Major Wolrige, a carte de visite by Richard Dighton of Weston Villa,
Cheltenham. Identified in ink on front as Major Wolrige'. The most likely
candidate for Major Wolrige is Henry Ridge Wolrige (c.1831-1889) who was born
in Devon and was the son of Captain Thomas Wolrige of the Royal Navy and Emma
Sophia Wolrige (nee Ridge). In 1851 he was a lieutenant in the 46th Regiment.
He married Mary Georgiana Luke in Sidmouth in 1858. In 1879 he became a major
in the Worcestershire Rifles. He lived at the Lawns, Birmingham Road, Hagley
near Stourbridge in Worcestershire and 1st Volunteer Battalion Worcestershire
Regiment in 1886. He died in River near Dover in Kent. Fading, some aging.
Ref. no. 221a Price £25
Thomas Edward Aylmer Jones, Lilian Aylmer Jones (nee Lilian Cookworthy),
Vera Gwladys Jones and Felix Edward Aylmer Jones (the actor Felix Aylmer),
5 small photographs (cigarette card size) of the Jones family by Crescendo
of Reading. Together with an envelope which reads: Felix Aylmer, actor
1889-1979. Photograph at a few weeks old, with his mother Mrs. Lilian Aylmer
Jones (nee Cookworthy) & one of two other family photos.' Good condition.
1. Felix EdwardAylmer Jones as a baby with his mother. Identified in ink on reverse Felix Aylmer (1889-1979) and his mother Mrs Lilian Aylmer Jones (nee Cookworthy).
2. Duplicate of 1.
3. Vera Gwladys Jones (1890-1984). Identified in ink on reverse 'Vera Aylmer Jones sister of Felix Aylmer, actor'.
4. Lieutenant Colonel Thomas Edward Aylmer Jones (1858-19?). Identified in ink on reverse Lt Col Aylmer Jones father of Felix Aylmer actor'.
5. Thomas Edward Aylmer Jones in uniform.
Ref. no. 222a Price £25
Joseph Edwards, a carte de visite of Islington fusee cutter and clockmaker
Joseph Edwards (1831-1882), copied in the 1880s from an 1855 photograph (an
ambrotype, probably) and given as a Christmas present by his daughter Mary
to her brother Arthur. Identified in pencil on front copy Joseph Edwards
1855) and inscribed in ink on reverse Pollie to Arthur Xmas 18??'. Also
a printed mourning card with a printed inscription and on the reverse of which
is written in ink the initials of his children: The father of M.A.A.E.,
J.E., E.A.E, L.E., H.F.E., H.E., A.J.E., S.L.E., A.J.E., A.A.E.' Joseph Edwards
was born in London and lived in Islington with his wife Mary Ann and their
large family. In 1871 and 1881 they were living at 31 Charlotte Street in
Islington. His children were Mary Ann Edwards (born 1853), Joseph Edwards
(baptised 1854), Emily Ann Edwards (baptised 1856), Louisa Edwards (baptised
1859), Henry Frederick Edwards (baptised 1861), Henrietta Edwards (baptised
1863 at Battle Bridge All Saints Islington), Sarah Lydia Edwards (baptised
1864 died 1881), Alice Jane Edwards (baptised in 1866. she married florist
Richard Thomas Childs in 1890) and Arthur Alexander Edwards (born 1868 he
married Annie Elizabeth King and became an engraver). Some aging and the mourning
card has split in half.
Ref. no. 223a £25
Anna Reigart Carruthers, a photo of Anna Carruthers (1900-1993) as
a young child by an unknown photographer. Identified in ink on reverse as
Anna Reigart Lynn nee Carruthers'. She was born in Lambeth in 1900,
the daughter of Dr. Samuel William Carruthers and Emily Hopkins Carruthers
(nee Haldeman). In 1911 she was living at 44 Central Hill, Norwood with her
parents and siblings William John Hopkins Carruthers, Jean Chrystal Carruthers
and Donna Carmichael Carruthers. She married Maurice J. Lynn (probably Maurice
John Lynn) in 1940 and died in Norfolk in 1993. Some fading, good condition.
Ref. 224a Price £15
Henrietta Louisa Alexandrina Constable Radcliffe, a large format photo
of her with a dog, probably copied in the 1890s from an 1860s carte de visite.
Identified in an old hand in pencil on reverse Henrietta Louisa Alexandrina
Constable Radcliffe, daughter of Sir Joseph Radcliffe, about 1864'. With some
modern pencil notes by a previous collector on the reverse. Sir Joseph Radcliffe
of Milnsbridge House, Yorkshire, was married to Jacobina Maria Mcdonnell.
Some fading and marks.
Ref. no. 225a Price £10
Alfred Channing Bagshawe, a carte de visite of Alfred Channing Bagshawe
(1840-?) by S. Priestley, of Church Street, John William Street, Huddersfield.
Identified in pencil on reverse. Alfred Channing Bagshawe was born in Sheffield,
Yorkshire in 1840. He was the son of Sheffield rate collector Richard Bagshawe
(c.1810-1888). Alfred's mother died young and he had a sister called Margaret
Annie Bagshawe who married Huddersfield woollen merchant's clerk Frederick
Willis. After her marriage, Alfred went to live with his sister and her family
in Fitzwilliam Street in Huddersfield in the 1860s. From his father's second
marriage to Lucy Armitage he had siblings called William Henry Wyatt Bagshawe,
Florence Lucy Bagshawe, Alice Emily Bagshawe (married Arthur Frederick Brodie
James), Arthur Bagshawe, Clara Amelia Bagshawe and step-brother Benjamin Armitage.
While living in Huddersfield, Alfred Bagshawe was a member of the Huddersfield
athletic club and sang in the Huddersfield Choral Society. He emigrated to
America in about 1870 where he married Theodosia Eulalia Houston. In 1880
he was living in Joachim in Jefferson with his wife and daughters Endora and
Margaret. Another daughter, Dixie Bagshawe, married Theodore Mahan Kimball
of Chicago and had children Myra Mahan Kimball and Alfred Channing Kimball.
Ref. no. 226a Price £45
George Trimby, a carte de visite of Bath musician and publican George
Trimby by J.E. Thompson of 11 Marlborough Lane, Bath. Identified in pencil
on reverse. Trimby is posed with his cello - an unusual occupational image
of a working class man. George Trimby (c.1810-1874) was born in Bath and died
there in 1874. In 1848 he was the innkeeper at the Nightingale Tavern at 5
Walcot Street and he may have been related to Charles Trimby, a beer retailer
in Bath. In 1861 he was an innkeeper, living with his Bradford born wife Ann
at 6 Walcot Street. In 1871 he was working as a musician and living with his
second wife, laundress Mary Trimby, at 8 Iron House Place in Bath. Good condition.
Ref. no. 227a Price £45
Joseph Malins, cabinet photograph of Joseph Malins (1844-1926) by
E.S. Baker & Son of 154 Bristol Street, Birmingham. Malins was the leader
of the Independent Order of Good Templars and he is shown wearing his regalia.
Autographed on the front in ink yours very fraternally Joseph Malins
G.O.T.'. Malins founded the first branch of the English Independent Order
of Good Templars in Birmingham in 1868. In 1881 he was living in Birmingham
with his mother Jane Malins, wife Lucy Ellen Malins (nee Jones) and children
Frances A. Malins, Joseph Malins, Templar Edward Malins and Wilfred Lawson
Malins. Good condition.
Ref. no. 228a Price £45
William Griffiths, carte de visite of William Griffiths with mourning
details printed on reverse: In affectionate remembrance of William Griffiths,
of Richmond House, Bristol Road, who died September 5, 1878, aged 53 years.
Buried at Witton Cemetery. "The steps of a good man are ordered by the
Lord, and he delighteth in his ways." ' William Griffiths (c.1825-1878)
was born in Birmingham. In 1851 he was a grocer and boot closer living at
7 Lower Temple Street in Birmingham with his wife Eleanor Jane and children
Ellen, Mary Ann and William Jura Griffiths. In 1861 he was at 360 Bristol
Road and was a master shoe maker employing twenty people. When he died in
1878 his addresses were Richmond House, Bristol Road and Spiceal Street in
Birmingham. Griffiths also had a daughter called Lizzie and in 1911 his son
William Jura Griffiths was a teacher of dancing. Aged, faded and marked.
Ref. no 229a Price £25
Ref. no. 230a SOLD
Mary Elizabeth Pitt, a carte de visite of actress Mary Elizabeth Pitt
by Gurney of New York. Identified in pencil on reverse. Mary Elizabeth Pitt
(1849-1939) was born in Covent Garden, London. She was the daughter of hatter
Major James Pitt and Emma Pitt (nee Emma Day) of 1 Tavistock Street. She had
a large number of siblings including Sophia Trapp Pitt, Emily Lavinia Pitt,
Clara Caroline Pitt, Arthur James Pitt, Elizabeth Sarah Pitt. Edward William
Pitt, John Trapp Pitt, Major James Pitt and Walter Harry Pitt. Mary went on
the stage as Mary Pitt went in about 1867, appearing at around that time at
the Adelphi and Astley's, and her sister Emily acted with her as Emily Pitt.
In 1869 Clara and Emily went to America for 19 months to perform, and this
photograph was taken at this time. Mary Pitt continued to act in London and
the provinces until 1876. Mary later moved to Putney with her parents and
lived at 14 The Cedars. She died in Putney in 1939. Image faded but still
clear and viewable.
Ref. no. 231a Price £35
Ref. no. 232a SOLD
Markham Robinson Kittoe, photo on card of Markham Robinson Kittoe
(c.1848-1917) of the 106th Regiment. Identified in ink on front and in pencil
on back. Born in India, Kittoe married Margaret Binnington in Hastings in
1871. His children included Evelyn Blanche Margaret Kittoe and Lieutenant-Colonel
Markham Francis Montague Sloane Kittoe. Some fading.
Ref. no. 233a Price £45
Mary Ann Brown Jackson (known as Minnie, married name Mary Ann Brown Tapp),
a sixth plate glass ambrotype photograph taken when she was 16 in 1860. Mary
Ann Brown Jackson (1844-1932) was born in Liscard, Cheshire. She was the daughter
of wool merchant James Pickmore Jackson (c.1800-1852) and Mary Ann Jackson
(nee Brown) and she had siblings called Alfred Jackson, Henry Hall Jackson,
Arthur Levett Jackson, Franklin Jackson, Lucy Jackson and Edgar Stanway Jackson.
In 1874 she married Yorkshire stone merchant Benjamin Ansley Tapp (1840-1930,
the son of Benjamin Ansley Tapp and Eliza Tapp. They lived in Hull, Bradford,
Hammersmith and later at 93 Thornbury Road, Spring Grove, Isleworth. Mary,
who was known to her family as Minnie, and her husband had three sons: Benjamin
Ansley Tapp (1875-1955), who edited an engineering paper, married Ellen and
had daughters Irene and Vera Helen Tapp; Percy Stanway Tapp (1876-1950) who
became an artist and married Gertrude Anne Stevenson before moving to Australia;
and Reginald Ruthven Tapp (1881-1969). Identified in ink 'Mary Ann Brown Jackson
aged 16 years called Minnie married Benjamin Ansley Tapp.' The two halves
of the case have separated, otherwise good condition.
Ref. no. 235a Price £150
George and Margaret Innes, a ninth plate glass ambrotype in a half
case (ie the front of the case is missing) of George Innes and his wife Margaret
Innes (nee Roger) of Kirkgate Loans, Cupar, Fifeshire, Scotland. Identified
in ink as Mr. and Mrs. Geo Innes The Loans about 1860' on old paper
pasted on outside of case. George Innes (c.1804-?) was born in Cupar in Fife
and was the son of John Innes and Christina Jean Smith. He married Margaret
Roger (c.1818-?), who was born in Springfield, Fife. George Innes worked as
a mason. In 1851 they were living at Kirkgate Loans with their children John,
Margaret and Jean and Margaret's brother Alexander Roger. In 1861 they were
living at the same address and they now had another son, George. In 1881 Margaret
was presumably now a widow and she was living with Jean and George at Loans
John Innes (c.1842-?) became a newspaper editor and owner of the Fife Herald. In the 1881 he was living at 73 Bonny Gate St, Cupar. He married Christina and had children called Ada J.B. Innes and Frederick George Innes (Frederick died 1952 and was the editor of the Fife Herald and Journal).
Margaret Innes (c.1844-?) married newspaper journalist David Howie. In 1891 they were living in Glasgow with their children David Howie and Maggie Olive Howie. They also children called George Innes Howie (who became a stockbroker's clerk in London and had a son called Kenneth Weller Innes Howie).
Jean Innes (c.1846-?) became a dressmaker
George Innes (1851-1924) became a printer and publisher in Cupar. He married Mary and his children were Janet Margaret Innes (c.1889-1921) and William George Innes (c.1893-1963, of Rosemount, Cupar, he became a printer and publisher).
Ref. no. 236a Price £90
Elizabeth Wolff and Amy Samuel (later Wolff), a sixth plate ambrotype
on glass of Elizabeth Wolff and her niece Amy Samuel sitting on a beach. Elizabeth
Wolff (c.1818-1896) was the daughter of successful city chiropodist Mark Wolff
(c.1792-1879), who was based at 133 Leadenhall Street. As well as Elizabeth,
Mark Wolff was also the father of surgeon Abraham Wolff and Cecilia Wolff.
Cecilia Wolff married watch manufacturer Sylvester Lewis Samuel and was the
mother of Amy Samuel and Matilda Beatrice Samuel (later Beatrice DeMille,
the mother of Hollywood film director Cecil B. DeMille). In 1841 Elizabeth
Wolff was living with her father and sister Cecilia in Leadenhall Street.
In 1871 Elizabeth was living with her father and nieces Amy Samuel and Lizzie
Samuel (later the wife of architect Nathan Solomon Joseph) at 64 St. John's
Wood Road. Amy Samuel (1857-1927) married her cousin Dr. Alfred Abraham Wolff
and had children called Ethel Miriam Cecilia Wolff (married Dr. Joseph George
Emanuel) and mining engineer Mark Arthur Wolff. Identified on the reverse
as 'Elizabeth Wolff & Amy Samuel (Wolff)'. Good condition.
Ref. no. 237a Price £150
Susan Hope Waddell, later Susan Waddell Kelsall, a sixth plate ambrotype
photograph on glass taken in about 1860. Susan Hope Waddell (c.1841-1919)
was born in the West Indies and and was the daughter of the Reverend Hope
Masterton Waddell, a Presbyterian minister in Kingstown in Ireland. On 11
June 1863 she married Captain Henry Kelsall of the 16th Regiment. Kelsall
was the son of Colonel Joseph Kelsall of the 70th Foot Regiment. The family
spent some time living at 4 St. James's Terrace, Clonskeagh, Dublin, son of
late Colonel Joseph Kelsall. Susan Kelsall died in Bath in 1919. She had children
including Major Henry Joseph Kelsall (born c.1868) of the Royal Garrison Artillery,
Hope Waddell Kelsall (c.1869-1949) of the Royal Enginneers (married Jane Hope
Mitchell) and Colonel Thomas Edward Kelsall (c.1873-1954, he married Ella
Alicia Hope Jameson, the daughter of John Wilson Jameson). The amprotype seems
to have belonged to her son Thomas as the paper on the reverse reads 'Mrs.
Harry Kelsall (nee Susie Waddell) T.E.K.'s mother'. Some flaking to black
emulsion on rear of glass, there is no case, otherwise good condition.
Ref. no. 238a Price £90
Alfred Edward Shaw and Margaret Shaw, a carte de visite
of Alfred Edward Shaw at the age of four and his mother Margaret Shaw by Mortimer
Field & Son of Maidstone. Identified in biro on back with birth and death
dates and annotated with the name 'Fitch', the married name of Alfred's daughter
Dorothy. Margaret Shaw (1823-1891) was born on the Isle of Wight and was married
to Edward Shaw, a sergeant major in the West Kent Militia and Chelsea Pensioner.
In 1861 the family were living at the militia barracks in Maidstone and Alfred
Shaw's siblings included Catherine Shaw, a schoolteacher born in Canada, James
Shaw, Mary Ann Shaw, Ellen Shaw and Alice Shaw. Alfred Shaw became a vicar
and schoolmaster. In 1887 he married Henrietta Clark and they had children
called Donald Patrick Shaw, Margaret Renee Bryers Shaw, Edward Brian Shaw
and Dorothy Ingram Shaw (married Edward Fitch). The Reverend Alfred Edward
Shaw became the headmaster of Lord Williams School (then known as Lord Williams
Grammar School) in Thame, Oxfordshire. Bottom edge blank area trimmed, otherwise
Price £25 Ref. no. 239a
General Thomas Kensington Whistler, a carte de visite
of Thomas Kensington Whistler by Theweneti Brothers of Bath. Thomas Kensington
Whistler (1805-1885) was born in Hastings, East Sussex. He was the son of
Jane Mackay and Webster Whistler. He had a sister called Eliza and his brother
Major General James Whistler joined the Indian Army. Thomas Whistler joined
the Madras Artillery and by 1860 was a colonel. In 1847 he married Helen Hamilton
Fulton in Madras; she was the daughter of John and Caroline Fulton and was
the sister of officer Graeme Auchmuty Fulton. On their return to Britain,
Thomas Whister became Colonel Commandant of the Royal Artillery and later
reached the rank of General. In 1881 he and his wife were living at South
Bank, Manor Road in Bath and they later moved to Leamington Spa. Identified
in ink on reverse General Whistler my Mother's brother-in-law A.S.B.'
A.S.B. was the artist Ann Spence Black, the daughter of John Reddie Black
and Helen Fulton's sister Emma. Good condition.
Price £45 Ref. no. 240a
Major Leonard Allen Addington, Hiley Reginald Addington,
Maud Florence Addington and Blanche Jemima Treby, six carte de visites
relating to the Addington family.
The first three cartes are of the honourable Leonard Allen Addington, who became a major in the Royal Artillery. The pictures are by D.J., Fradelle & Marshall of London and Owen Angel of Exeter. Addington was born in Clapham in 1828 and was the son of Viscount Sidmouth the Reverend William Leonard Addington and Viscountess Mary Addington (nee Young). He attended the Royal Military Academy and reached the rank of major in the Royal Artillery. In 1853 he married Letitia Anne Clark, the daughter of landowner and magistrate Erving Clark of Efford Manor in Devon.
The fourth carte is of Leonard Addington's son Hiley Reginald Addington (1861-1940) by Owen Angel of Exeter. He joined the 60th Rifles, became a major, and married Ella Beatrice Priaulx, the daughter of Osmond de Lancey of The Mount, Guernsey. His son was Major Rupert Hiley Priaulx Addington.
The fifth carte is of Leonard Addington's daughter Maud Florence Addington (1863-1936), taken by Cox & Durrant of Exeter.
The sixth carte is of Blanche Jemima Treby (c.1811-1876) by Jno Hawke, of Stonehouse, Devon. Inscribed in ink on reverse B.J. Treby for her dear god daughter march 1868' and identified in pencil Aunt Blanche Treby'. Letitia Ann Clark married Addington. Blanche Treby's sister was Ann Letitia Clark (nee Treby), whose daughter Letitia Anne Clark married Leonard Allen Addington. Blanche Treby was the daughter of landowner Paul Treby of Goodamoor at Plympton in Devon. Some aging and fading to collection.
Price £45 Ref. no. 241a
SOLD Ref. no. 242a
SOLD Ref. no. 243a
John Manning, two photographs of railway engineer John
Manning of Manning Wardle, a steam locomotive manufacturer of Hunslet, Leeds.
(a.) 9th plate glass ambrotype of him as a young man; identified on a piece of paper as 'John Manning in about 1859'. The case once housed a picture of his young son as the reverse has a piece of paper that reads Hen. John Manning in mourning for his grandmother Mary M. 1860.' Mary Manning of Orlingbury died 8 June 1860. An early photograph, it is rather dark and has a ring from when the ambrotype was developed.
(b.) Paper portrait in an earlier 9th plate case. Identified inside as John Manning of Leeds, his last portrait.' There is a single hair behind the glass which may be Manning's. Faded.
John Manning (1830-1874) was the son of farmer John Manning and Mary Manning. He grew up in Orlingbury in Northamptonshire and in 1854 married Sophia Gotobed Youngman in Cambridge. By 1871, as a mechanical engineer, he was the employer of 420 men. John Manning of Westwood, Leeds died on 31 March 1874; his executors were his widow Sophia Gotobed Manning, Edward Sharman of Croyland Abbey and iron merchant Frederick Firth. Manning was the father of barrister Henry John Manning, Jessie Manning (she married ironmaster Bernard Fawcett Butler and had children called Bernardine Fawcett Butler, Rodney F. Butler and Josephine Fawcett Butler), Arthur Manning and Percy Manning. (c.1866)
Price £90 Order. Ref. no. 244a
David Tranter, photograph in a frame of gunsmith David
Tranter (c.1829-1884). Identified in ink on reverse: Mr. David Tranter
died March 25 1884. Taken early in '84.' David Tranter was born in West Bromwich
and he was the son of smith Thomas Tranter. His brother was the well-known
gunmaker William Tranter (1816-1890). David Tranter became a gunmaker with
his brother in Birmingham and in 1864 married Lydia Musgrove. Their children
were David William Tranter, Thomas Musgrove Tranter, Walter Tranter, Henry
Tranter and Lydia Tranter; some of the sons joined William Tranter's business.
David Tranter died at 87 Frederick Road in Birmingham. Fading but still clear.
Price £45 Order Ref. no. 245a
Order Ref. no. 246a SOLD
Caleb Smith, A quarter plate ambrotype of Liverpool
shipbuilder Caleb Smith (1818-1896). Caleb Smith was born in Liverpool and
was the son of shipbuilder James Smith and Mary Smith. He married Sarah Hargreaves
and in 1851 and 1861 were living in Liverpool in Stafford Street. His children
were Margaret Ann Smith (married John Simpson), James Adam Smith, Thomas Torrey
Smith (married Elizabeth Nixon), Caleb Smith (became a shipbuilder and married
Ellen Stanhope Halsall), John Jolly Smith and Sarah Smith. Caleb Smith later
retired to Oxton and his last home was the Homestead, 3 Storeton Road. Good
Price £150 Order Ref. no. 247a
Albert Henry Hamlin Marshall, a ninth plate glass ambrotype
of Albert Henry Hamlin Marshall (1848-1873) He was born in the Hampshire village
of Boldre and was the son of relieving officer Richard Marshall and Philadelphia
Marshall (nee Hamlin). By 1861 the family were living at 12 New Lane, Lymington.
He died young in Lymington in 1873. His siblings were Harriett Sarah Ann Marshall
(1851-1913), who became a ladies and childrens outfitter in West Norwood,
Florence Maud Emily Hamlin Marshall (1859-1888, who married nurseryman George
Robert Jefferd) and artist Ella Constance Marshall. Rather a dark image with
dirt under the glass.
Price £25 Order Ref. no. 248a
Helps family, two ninth plate ambrotypes on glass.
The first is a portrait of Florence Gertrude Helps (1854-1942). Identified
in ink on paper on reverse Florence Gertrude Helps 1858'. The second
is of Catherine Frances Helps (1841-1874) holding her younger sister
Isabella Louisa Helps (1857-1942) and is identified in ink on paper
on reverse Frances Catherine Helps and Isabella Louisa Helps 1857 or
8.' The Helps sisters were the daughters of Richard Helps (1810-1867) and
Harriet Helps (1814-1899). He was a solicitor and the family lived at 1 Barton
Street, Gloucester. The other children in the family were: solicitor Richard
Sumner Helps (1839-1888), Mary Anne Emily Helps (1843-1919, married solicitor
Benjamin Bonnor), solicitor Arthur Spry Helps (1845-1908), Harriet Augusta
Helps (1846-1941), Walter Bromfield Helps (1847-1925), Caroline Alice Helps
(1849-1920), Clement Stackhouse Helps (1851-1885) and Ethel Helps (1853-1943).
Catherine Helps died in Barton Street in 1874. In 1911 Florence and Isabella
were living with their sister Harriet at Springfield, Down Hatherley, Gloucestershire;
they both died in Painswick in 1942.
Price £150 Ref. no. 249a
Frederick Melbourne Rogers, 9th plate ambrotype of
Frederick Melbourne Rogers (c.1844-1879) in a half case. A piece of paper
from behind the picture reads Fred M. Rogers Frank Place 1858' and on
the reverse Willington House'. Frank Place was in North Shields and
was probably the address of the photographer and Willington House was the
home of the Rogers family. Frederick Melbourne Rogers was born in Newport
in Monmouthshire in Wales. He was the son of Sarah and Stephen Rogers. The
family moved to Willington House in North Shields, where Stephen Rogers was
the owner of houses and coal mines. The other children in the family, Frederick's
siblings, were: Fanny Rogers (who married solicitor Thomas Richard Wheldon),
Sarah Emily Rogers (who married Thomas Rogers of Llantrissent, Monmouthshire),
Charles Morse Rogers, William Morse Rogers (who married Catherine and became
a customs clerk), George M. Rogers, Stephen Rogers (who married Harriett and
became a chemist) and Mary Dawson Rogers (who later lived with her niece Emily
Elizabeth Wheldon). Frederick Melbourne Rogers became a clerk at a chain and
screw manufacturers, then a brewers agent, and died young in 1879.
Price £100 Ref. no. 250a
Thomas Wilde Powell, ninth plate daguerreotype of stockbroker
Thomas Wilde Powell (1818-1897) as a young man. Identified as T.W. Powell
about 1855-58'. Thomas Wilde Powell was born in Leeds, Yorkshire in 1818.
He was the son of James Powell, a banker's clerk, and Christina Powell (nee
Wilde). Thomas Wilde Powell became a very successful stockbroker as a partner
in the company Heseltine and Powell and later Heseltine and Moss. In 1852
he married Mary Elizabeth Marten, the daughter of stockbroker Charles Marten
of Marten and Heseltine, at St. John's, Hackney. In 1871 Wilde and his family
were living at Cherry Orchard, Marlborough Lane, Charlton, London. After his
wife's death Wilde and his children lived at Piccard's Rough, St. Catherine's
Guildford, a house designed by Arts and Crafts architect Richard Norman Shaw,
and at 1 Drapers Gardens, London. Powell became a very wealthy man and was
a philanthropist. He died in Guildford in 1897. His children were:
1. Christiana Jane Powell (1852-1929). She married doctor Wilmot Parker Herringham, the son of William Walter Herringham.
2. Mary Elizabeth Powell (born. c.1854). She married architect Hugh Thackeray Turner Guildford, the son of John Richard Turner, and had children Marjorie, Christiana and Mildred.
3. Charles Marten Powell (1855-1928). He became a doctor, married Charlotte Mackenzie and was the father of Mary Evelyn Powell.
4. Thomas Edmund Powell (1857-1901). He became a stockbroker, married Kate Millicent Overbury, and was the father of Dorothy, Maurice and Helen Margaret Powell.
5. Eleanor Grace Powell (1859-1945) died in Hampshire.
6. Rosamond Emma Powell (1861-1919). She married doctor William Alfred Wills Guildford, the son of judge Sir Alfred Wills and had a daughter, Frances Rosamond Wills.
7. Herbert Andrews Powell (1863-1950). He became a doctor, married Elizabeth Beatrice Courtauld, and was the father of Olivia and architect Lawrence Powell.
8. Agnes Margaret Powell (born c.1866) married engineer Charles Wolryche Dixon.
9. Theodora Wilde Powell (1871-1920) lived at Gorse Bank, Enton Milford in Surrey.
Price £250 Ref. no. 251a
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