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Townsend, F, fl 1859, photographer

Gender: Unknown
Active Dates: circa 1859 - circa 1859
Active Area: Africa (continent)
South Africa (nation)
Western Cape, Province of the (province)
Beaufort West (inhabited place)
Likenesses: None found.
Photographs: See list of photographs
Publications: None found.
Related Entries: None found.
F. Townsend was a commercial photographer based in South Africa. Townsend also seems to have worked as a apothecary, chemist and druggist. In 1859 Townsend had a studio in Donkin Street, Beaufort West (Bull and Denfield 1970, p.249).
Sources: Bull, Marjorie and Denfield, Joseph (1970), 'Secure the shadow: the story of Cape photography from its beginnings to the end of 1870'. Cape Town: Terence McNally.

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