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Moses Bowness (1834-1894), Photographer

Artist associated with 4 portraits
Bowness was born into a Coniston copper-miner's family. Initially working as a farm labourer, by 1861 he had established himself as a photographer. His business flourished, and by 1871 he employed six people to help him with the printing and hand colouring of his photographs.

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P511

Harriet Martineau

by Moses Bowness
albumen print, 1860s
NPG P511

Ax8544

William Edward Forster

by Moses Bowness, published by Alfred William Bennett
albumen carte-de-visite, 1860s
NPG Ax8544

x21222

Harriet Martineau

by Moses Bowness
albumen carte-de-visite, 1860s
NPG x21222

x21513

Fanny Anne Newton

by Moses Bowness
albumen carte-de-visite, late 1860s-early 1870s
NPG x21513