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John Ross Browning of Exeter
BIOGRAPHICAL NOTES

John Ross Browning


If you have any further information about John Ross Browning and his studio, or if you have any photographs by him, please email me. I welcome contributions of images to increase the variety of coverage on this site. If you are able to identify or have an interest in any of the subjects in the photographs shown below, I would also be very keen on hearing from you.
CARD TYPES
Image © & Collection of Brett Payne Image © & Collection of Brett Payne Image © & Collection of Roger Vaughan
Type Ia
Used c. 18
Description
Type Ib
Used c. 18
Description
Type II
Used c. 18
Description

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Image © & Collection of Brett Payne Image © & Collection of Brett Payne ID #: jrbrowning02
Source: Collection of Brett Payne
Artist: J. Browning, of 11 Bedford Circus, Exeter
Negative No. -
Size: Carte de visite (Mount 64.5 x 103 mm; Photo 58.5 x 95.5 mm)
Card Type: Type Ia (brown on buff) - diagonal signature and single font. "Successors & late Manager to Messrs. Cox & Durrant."
Date: Undated, probably taken c.1885-1889
Notes: Thick card. Rounded corners. Marked "J Browning / 11 Bedford Circus Exeter" and single line frame on front. Card mount by "Oborne."
Subject: Unidentified woman, probably in her late teens or early 20s, head-and-shoulders vignetted portrait.

Image © & Collection of Brett Payne Image © & Collection of Brett Payne ID #: jrbrowning01
Source: Collection of Brett Payne
Artist: J. Browning, of 11 Bedford Circus, Exeter
Negative No. -
Size: Carte de visite (Mount 64.5 x 103 mm; Photo 58.5 x 95.5 mm)
Card Type: Type Ib (brown on pale grey) - diagonal signature and single font.
Date: Undated, probably taken c.1885-1889
Notes: Thick card. Rounded corners. Marked "J Browning / 11 Bedford Circus Exeter" on front.
Subject: Unidentified woman, probably in her late teens or early 20s, head-and-shoulders vignetted portrait.

Image © & Collection of Roger Vaughan Image © & Collection of Roger Vaughan ID #: jrbrowning03
Source: Collection of Roger Vaughan
Artist: Jno. Ross Browning, of 11 Bedford Circus, Exeter
Negative No. -
Size: Carte de visite
Card Type: Type II (brown on buff) - diagonal signature (incl. middle name) and single font.
Date: Undated, probably taken c.1890-1893
Notes: Thick card. Rounded corners. Marked "J.R. Browning / 11 Bedford Circus Exeter" on front.
Subject: Unidentified woman, probably in her 20s or early 30s, head-and-shoulders vignetted portrait.

REFERENCES

Historical Directories from the University of Leicester
Indexed 1841- 1901 Census Images from Ancestry.com
Partial Transcript of the GRO Index from FreeBMD
Photographers in Devon 1842-1939 : a brief directory for photograph collectors, by C.G. Scott, 1985, The PhotoHistorian Supplement No. 101, ISSN 0957-0209

Trade Directory entries

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ACKNOWLEDGEMENTS

Many thanks to David Simkin and Roger Vaughan for kind contributions of images and information.


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