|Dates: ||1806 - ?|
Little is known of Tibbits, a Brighton brewer, who contributed five calotypes to the 1857 exhibition of the Photographic Society in London. They were all architectural views, including ones of Lichfield Cathedral and Alton Castle. Tibbits seemed particularly interested in details, photographing the Porterís Lodge at Willersloy Castle, the Terrace at Haddon Hall, and Grayís Cenotaph. None of his photographs are known to have survived.
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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