Peter Henry Emerson

Another addition to the site today was picked up from exhibitors with Cambridgeshire addresses at the Photographic Society Annual Exhibitions. Peter Henry Emerson is a very famous photographer who was in Cambridge in the 1880s.

Declined to buy some Arthur Nicholls cabinet portraits from his time at the Isle of Wight – asking price in a Cambridge antique shop for portraits of unknown sitters at £5 seemed a bit excessive.