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John Chapman Stodart

(active 1870s-died 1904), Photographer

Artist of 2 portraits

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Sir George Scharf, by John Chapman Stodart - NPG Ax13958

Sir George Scharf

by John Chapman Stodart
albumen cabinet card, mid-late 1880s
NPG Ax13958

Freeman M. O'Donoghue; Sir George Scharf, by John Chapman Stodart - NPG x22543

Freeman M. O'Donoghue; Sir George Scharf

by John Chapman Stodart
albumen cabinet card, 22-26 July 1886
NPG x22543



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Tony Ovenden

20 February 2021, 17:15

James Chapman Stodart had a studio at 5 Fort Hill Margate. Following construction of the Fort Arcade at Margate, Fort Hill became Fort Road. This appears in a local 1883/84 directory. The address of the portrait studios changed to 55 Fort Road. On some of his cabinet cards the address is 55 Fort Hill. This is all the same address. Local people did not readily accept the extension of Fort Hill to Fort Road. To avoid confusion later work was addressed as Fort Studio Margate.

Charles Matthews

21 May 2018, 11:04

John Chapman Stodart (died 9 June 1904) was a photographer at 5 Fort Hill and 5 Cecil Street, Margate, England, a Royal Photographic Society exhibitor of the 1870s.

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