Photographers Index

Brown, Barnes and Bell

Active Dates: circa 1880 - circa 1890
Active Area: Europe (continent)
United Kingdom (nation)
Great Britain (island)
British Isles (island group)
England (country)
Greater London (metropolitan area)
London (inhabited place)
Merseyside (county)
Liverpool (unitary authority)
Scotland (country)
Glasgow (unitary authority)
Glasgow (inhabited place)
West Yorkshire (county)
Bradford (borough)
Bradford (inhabited place)
Liverpool (inhabited place)
Yorkshire (region (general))
Stoke-on-Trent (unitary authority)
Hanley (inhabited place)
Staffordshire (county)
Northumberland (county)
Tyne and Wear (county)
Newcastle upon Tyne (district (urban))
Newcastle upon Tyne (inhabited place)
Northumbria (historic region)
Greater Manchester (county)
Manchester (district (urban))
Manchester (inhabited place)
Mercia (historic region)
Nottingham (unitary authority)
Nottingham (inhabited place)
Likenesses: None
Photographs: See list of photographs
Publications: None found.
Related Entries: None found.
The firm Brown, Barnes and Bell had its head office in Liverpool (Pritchard 1994, p.41). However, the company also had a number of branches across the country, including London, Glasgow, Edinburgh, Leeds, Birmingham, Hanley, Wigan, Bradford, Manchester, Nottingham and Newcastle-upon-Tyne. There were also district offices in Hull, Newport, Middlesborough and Burnley (Vaughan 2000). The firm's London branches were at: 220 and 222 Regent Street 1880-85; 62 Cheapside 1881-89; 12 Baker Street, Portman Square 1886-1901 (Pritchard 1994, p.41).
Sources: Pritchard, Michael (1994), 'A directory of London photographers 1841-1908'. Watford: PhotoResearch.
Vaughan, Roger F. (2000), 'U.K. carte-de-visite Victorian photographs' [Internet]. Gloucestershire, Roger F. Vaughan. Available from: [Accessed 17th February 2003].

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