Henry Peach ROBINSON

Henry Peach ROBINSON

In 1861 there was an outcome that the Polytechnic's Committee may not have fully foreseen, despite their custom of circulating the competition announcements widely outside Cornwall: 'Mr Gutteres entered more of his images, but they were eclipsed in public attention by a major display submitted by Mr H P Robinson of Leamington' (Henry Peach Robinson, from Leamington, Warwickshire, rapidly becoming one of Victorian England's leading romantic photographers).




RCPS 1861 (Photography)


Hardie (2009) Artists in Newlyn and West Cornwall (p308) See also C Thomas essay pp17-20 illus

The Royal Cornwall Polytechnic Society (RCPS, Falmouth): Annual Reports & Proceedings

C Thomas (1988) Photographers & Their Work in Cornwall and Scilly 1839-1870 (RIC, Truro)