Introduction
George Washington Wilson (7 February 1823 – 9 March 1893) was a pioneering Scottish photographer.
Wikidata
Q2179710
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Introduction
Born 7 February 1823; died 9 March 1893. In 1857 Wilson first began to photograph war ships. In 1859 he photographed scenes of Edinburgh and called them "Scottish Gems." In 1860 Wilson was appointed photographer to Queen Victoria in Scotland. In 1862-1864 Wilson contributed to the illustration of 'Ruined Abbeys & Castles of Great Britain & Ireland.' Wilson was a founding member in 1863 of the Liverpool Amateur Photographic Association. By 1880 he had established the largest publishing company of topographical views in Britain called "G.W. Wilson & Co.".
Nationalities
British, Scottish
Gender
Male
Roles
Artist, Publisher, Painter, Photographer
Names
G. W. Wilson, George Washington Wilson
Ulan
500025761
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