Francis Edmond Currey was born in England on March 15, 1814. He lived at Lismore Castle in County Waterford, Ireland, and acted as agent for the Duke of Devonshire's Irish properties. He joined the Royal Photographic Society, 1853, and was one of its oldest members at the time of his death on June 6, 1896. He exhibited at the RPS's 1856, 1864 and 1870 exhibitions. He was also a member of the Photographic Exchange Club (England) and the Amateur Photographic Association. While his work is quite scarce, examples are in the collections of the J. Paul Getty Museum, the Boston Museum of Fine Arts, Princeton University, the University of New Mexico Art Museum, the New York Museum of Modern Art, the George Eastman House, the Rochester Visual Studies Workshop, the Harry Ransom Humanities Research Center, the Houston Museum of Fine Arts, the Rijksmuseum, the Canadian Centre for Architecture, and the National Gallery of Canada. He is in the Auer & Auer and George Eastman House databases.
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Sale Price $525
Medium Platinum or related metal print
Photo Date 1880s Print Date 1880s
Dimensions 6-1/8 x 8 in. (156 x 203 mm)
Photo Country Ireland
Photographer Country United Kingdom (UK)
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