Horsham Photographers - Honywood Gallery )

Photographs by Thomas Honywood of Horsham

 

[ABOVE ] Portrait of John Honywood, the photographer's father, by Thomas Honywood (c1855). John Honywood (1790-1866) worked as a carpenter, builder and surveyor in Horsham.  [PHOTO : Courtesy of Ian Mason Hill] [ABOVE ] Portrait of Mrs Mary Anne Honywood (nee Morth), the photographer's mother, by Thomas Honywood (c1855).  [PHOTO : Courtesy of Ian Mason Hill] [ABOVE ] A self portrait by Thomas Honywood (1854). It appears that Thomas Honywood has set up a contraption which enables him to pose and operate the camera at the same time.  [PHOTO : Courtesy of Ian Mason Hill]

 Stereo Photographs by Thomas Honywood

[ABOVE ] A stereoscopic photograph of a young couple at tea by Thomas Honywood (c1853). The couple could be the photographer's brother, John Morth Honeywood (1816-1871) and his young wife Mercy. John Morth Honeywood married Mercy Amelia Neale (c1828-1911) in 1850.  [PHOTO : Courtesy of Ian Mason Hill] [ABOVE ] A stereoscopic photograph of a family gathering. The woman on the left bears a resemblance to Mrs Mary Ann Honywood, the photographer's mother. The young couple standing on the right, who are featured in the previous stereo photograph could be John Morth Honeywood and his young wife Mercy, the photographer's brother and sister-in-law.  [PHOTO : Courtesy of Ian Mason Hill]

 

Acknowledgements

Thanks to Ian Mason Hill for providing the images of the above photographs by Thomas Honywood. Ian has also kindly supplied a number of early photographic views of Horsham which appear elsewhere on this website. (See the entry on W. Clark and the photographs which illustrate The History of  Photography in Horsham )

 

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