Photographers Index

Elwell, Francis Richard, fl 1875-1893, photographer

Gender: Male
Active Dates: circa 1875 - circa 1893
Active Area: Europe (continent)
United Kingdom (nation)
Great Britain (island)
British Isles (island group)
England (country)
Greater London (metropolitan area)
London (inhabited place)
North Somerset (unitary authority)
Weston-Super-Mare (inhabited place)
Likenesses: None found.
Photographs: See list of photographs
Publications: None found.
Related Entries: None found.
Francis R. Elwell was a commercial photographer. He initially worked in Weston-Super-Mare, but moved to London in the 1870s. From 1875 to 1881 he was based at 44 Regent Street, London. In 1882 his studio moved to 137 Regent Street and from 1883 to 1893 it was at 122 Regent Street. Through his wife's family, Elwell was linked to the Scottish photographer John Moffat (Pritchard 1994, p.58).
Sources: Pritchard, Michael (1994), 'A directory of London photographers 1841-1908'. Watford: PhotoResearch.

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