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N. Walwin Holm

(1865– ?) and (1888– ?), West Africa‐based British photographers, typical of countless fairly small‐scale colonial operators. Holm Senior was active in Accra, Gold ...

Holm, N. Walwin

Holm, N. Walwin (1865– ?)   Reference library

Erin Haney

The Oxford Companion to the Photograph

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Current Version:
2006
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Art & Architecture
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118 words

..., N. Walwin ( 1865– ? ) and J. A. C. ( 1888– ? ), West Africa‐based British photographers, typical of countless fairly small‐scale colonial operators. Holm Senior was active in Accra, Gold Coast (now Ghana), from 1883 , opened a studio in Lagos (Nigeria) in 1896 , and in 1897 joined the Royal Photographic Society . His son managed the studio while Holm studied law in England, then in 1919 opened an Accra studio. Holm Senior originally created souvenir albumen prints , and by 1900 reproduced these and private images as postcards marketed as...

N. Walwin Holm

N. Walwin Holm  

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(1865– ?) and(1888– ?),West Africa‐based British photographers, typical of countless fairly small‐scale colonial operators. Holm Senior was active in Accra, Gold Coast (now Ghana), from 1883, opened ...
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Elizabeth Edwards and Patricia Hayes

The Oxford Companion to the Photograph

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2006
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Art & Architecture
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3,320 words

...at the other end of the continent, in Cape Colony as early as the 1840s, to exploit both European demand for exotic scenes and the portrait requirements of local people. In the 1850s and 1860s others appeared in Sierra Leone, the Gold Coast (now Ghana), Angola, and Zanzibar. N. Walwin Holm opened his business in Accra in 1883 and later became the first Africa‐based member of the Royal Photographic Society . While some West African studios were owned by Africans from the beginning, in East and southern Africa they were founded by Europeans and Indians, the...

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