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Bridges, George Wilson

Catherine Hall.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

P ublished online October 2016 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Photography and Photographs; Protestantism and Protestant Churches. 1883 words.

Bridges, George Wilson (1788–1863), Anglican clergyman, defender of slavery, and photographer, was born in Lawford, Essex, on 6 July 1788, the elder son of George Bridges (1759–1835), a...

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Coburn, Alvin Langdon

Mike Weaver.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Photography and Photographs; Mysticism. 946 words.

Coburn, Alvin Langdon (1882–1966), photographer and mystic, was born on 11 June 1882 at 134 East Springfield Street, Boston, Massachusetts, the only child of James Alvin Coburn (1849–1891),...

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Palestine Exploration Fund

Overview page. Subjects: Photography and Photographs — Christianity.

A fund and society founded in London in 1865 to provide ‘for the accurate and systematic investigation of the archaeology, topography, geology and physical geography, natural history,...

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Treacy, Eric

John A. Hargreaves.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Photography and Photographs; Protestantism and Protestant Churches. 1483 words.

Treacy, Eric (1907–1978), bishop of Wakefield and railway photographer, was born on 2 June 1907 at 63 Kings Road, Willesden, London, the surviving twin son of George Treacy (1866–1929), a...

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Wickham, William Arthur

Nicholas Webb.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Photography and Photographs; Protestantism and Protestant Churches. 929 words.

Wickham, William Arthur (1849–1929), photographer and Church of England clergyman, was born on 3 February 1849 at Trowbridge, the eldest of the five children of William Wickham (1806–1865),...

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