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Bamforth, James (1842–1911), photographer

John A. Hargreaves

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

Published in print September 2004 |
Published online September 2004 | e-ISBN: 9780198614128 | DOI:

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Bamforth, James (1842–1911), photographer, was born on 4 March 1842 at Holmfirth, Yorkshire, the eldest of the three children of Joseph Bamforth (1818/19–1899), a decorative painter, and his first wife, Mary Ann Moxon (1819–1847). After elementary education locally, James chose to follow his father's trade. 'Possessing the artistic instinct' (...

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