13 Facts About Valentine Blanchard


Valentine Blanchard was a prominent English photographer who was widely recognized for his artistic and technical contributions to photography in the 1860s.

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Valentine Blanchard was much appreciated by his peers for the technical innovations he pioneered in photographic processes.

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Valentine Blanchard was born and raised in Wisbech, the son of Lucy and Valentine Blanchard a solicitor's clerk.

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About this time Valentine Blanchard set out on a new career as a photographer, using the Daguerreotype process.

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Valentine Blanchard was one of a number of artists and photographers supporting charities.

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Mr Valentine Blanchard has taken a complete series of admirable photographs of Mr Absolon's drawings.

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Valentine Blanchard exhibited at the International Exhibition in London on 1874.

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Valentine Blanchard was advertising a 4-week version of the latter course, at the Polytechnic Institute, in 1891 in The Queen, a ladies newspaper.

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Valentine Blanchard was one of the judges at the 1891 Glasgow Photographic Exhibition held in the Art Institute.

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Valentine Blanchard is listed on the general committee of the Photographic Salon held between 1 October and 4 November 1894 in the Dudley Gallery, Piccadilly.

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Valentine Blanchard was a member of The Whitefriars club, the clubroom of which displayed portraits of members, many taken by Blanchard.

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Valentine Blanchard's publications included A few plain words on carbon or pigment printing, as well as articles in The British Journal of Photography and The Photographic News from 1862 to 1901.

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Valentine Blanchard was survived by a nephew Valentine Louis Blanchard, a photographer with studios in Cambridge.

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