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Wilson, George Washington

  • Person
  • 1823-1893

G.W. Wilson is a Scottish photographer (1823-1893). He began his career photographing war ships in 1857. Following 1859 Wilson photographed various Scottish landscapes. In 1863, Wilson helped establish the Liverpool Amateur Photographic Association. By 1880 he had created "G.W Wilson & Co." the largest publishing company of topographic views in Britain.

Bedford, Francis

  • Person
  • 1816-1894

Francis Bedford is a founding member of the Royal Photographic Society. From 1850 to 1853 he had a studio located in London, however, in 1854 Bedford was commissioned by Queen Victoria to photograph the Royal Collection. Bedford joined Edward VII on a tour of Palestine, Syria, Constantinople, and Athens in 1862. He is considered one of the best landscape photographers from this era.