Photographers Index

Sherwood, W B, fl 1890-1899, photographer

Gender: Unknown
Active Dates: circa 1890 - circa 1899
Active Area: Africa (continent)
South Africa (nation)
Eastern Cape, Province of (province)
KwaZulu-Natal, Province of (province)
Pietermaritzburg (inhabited place)
Graaff-Reinet (inhabited place)
Likenesses: None found.
Photographs: See list of photographs
Publications: None found.
Related Entries: None found.
W.B. Sherwood was a commercial photographer based in Natal (now the Province of KwaZulu-Natal). In the 1890s Sherwood was based at 'The City Studio'. W.B. Sherwood is probably the W.B. Sherwood mentioned by Bensusan. Sherwood had studios at: Graaff Reinet 1884; 148 Longmarket Street, Pietermaritzburg 1890-94; 150 Long Market Street, Pietermaritzburg 1898; 198-202 West Street, Durban 1899 (Bensusan 1963, p.247).
Sources: Bensusan, A.D. (1963), '19th century photographers in South Africa'. 'Africana notes and news'. Volume 15, number 6, pp.219-252.

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