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Manchester, England 1834 – Margate, Kent, England 1885

editor, photographer

  • 9 October 1852 Melbourne June 1857-1863 Batavia 1863-death Great Britain

Treasure spots of the world: a selection of the chief beauties and wonders of nature and art, containing twenty-eight splendid photographs 1860 Description: edited by the English photographer and inventor Walter B. Woodbury

Collection Title: Treasure spots of the world
Title Notes: list of plates see notes
Creation Notes: works inside as plates are earlier c 1860s than published date 1875
Materials & Technique: photographs, illustrated books, 28 woodburytypes, letterpress woodburytype Place Published: London: Ward, Lock & Tyler, 1875

Edition Notes: a short text accompnaies each photograph written by Walter Woodbury, Thompson, and Thomas, John Latouche, Francis C. Naish, H. Baden Pritchard, G. Shrewsbury, J. Traill Taylor, Alfred R. Wallace, and Francis Young.
Dimensions: book (closed) 30.0 h x 23.0 w x 3.0 d cm book (open) 30.0 h x 46.3 w x 3.0 d
Acknowledgement: Purchased 2000
Accession No: NGA 2000.635.1-28