|Dates: ||1818 - 1861|
Warren exhibited only once, in the 1854 Photographic Society exhibition in London. In addition to five collodion views he showed two calotypes of Chichester Cathedral. A civil engineer and an agent of the Scinde Railway Company in India, Warren built railways in India and in Germany. It is likely that he took up the calotype process for its ease of use in the field. Warren perished in a steamer accident on the Red Sea in 1861.
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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