|Dates: ||1811 - ?|
|Born: ||England, Devon|
Born in Devon, Huish attended Addiscombe Military Seminary, the training school for East India Company cadets, entering the Bengal Horse Artillery in 1827. Nothing is known of how he became interested in photography, but Huish’s salt prints made from paper negatives between 1848 and 1852 are among the earliest surviving images from the Indian subcontinent.
Roger Taylor & Larry J. Schaaf Impressed by Light: British Photographs from Paper Negatives, 1840-1860 (Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York, 2007)
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Date last updated: 4 Nov 2012.
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