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Johnson and Henderson

Active Dates: circa 1852 - circa 1860
Active Area: Asia (continent)
India (nation)
Maharashtra (state)
Salsette Island (island)
Bombay (inhabited place)
Likenesses: None
Photographs: See list of photographs
Publications: Johnson, W (1863 and 1866), 'The oriental races and tribes, residents and visitors to Bombay'. 2 vols. London.
Related Entries: None found.
William Johnson was an uncovenanted civil servant circa 1848-1861. He had a daguerrotype studio in Grant's Road, Bombay circa 1852-circa 1854 and a photographic studio circa 1854-circa 1860. In partnership with William Henderson, Johnson produced the 'Indians Amateurs Photographic Album' (1856-58). They were also responsible for at least some of the photographs in Frith's India Series.
Sources: Typescript copy of 'Index to Photographers'.

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