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George Washington Wilson's life

Emeritus Professor Roger Taylor discusses George Washington Wilson's life and career, in this short video.

In the first of two short films, Professor Roger Taylor explores in more detail George Washington Wilson’s early life and career, explaining how his Royal connections and business acumen led to commercial success.

Image: Stereocard depicting Balmoral Castle from the North West, by George Washington Wilson & Co., Aberdeen, 1863. IL.2003. © Howarth-Loomes Collection at National Museums Scotland

Roger Taylor, is Emeritus Professor of Photographic History, De Montfort University, Leicester and formerly Senior Curator of Photographs and Head of Research Development for the then National Museum of Photography, Film & Television, now the National Media Museum, Bradford.

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