Person record: BIRD, Graystone  (1862-1943)

Basic biographical summary of this person
Full nameOwen Graystone BIRD
Relevance of this personphotographer and lantern slide manufacturer 
Main period of activity1880s-1910s
Relationships to other peopleson of BIRD, Frederick  (c.1838-1928)
3 May 1862born atFrome, Somerset, England
2 April 18718census record1871 Census of England and Wales, RG10/2495.39.28
1881-1911resident38 Milsom Street, Bath, Somerset, England
3 April 188118census record1881 Census of England and Wales, RG11/2437.98.11
– occupation “Assistant Photographer”
1880s-1910s~22owner/proprietorGraystone Bird
5 April 189128census record1891 Census of England and Wales, RG12/1935.22.8
– occupation “Photographer and Portrait Painter”
31 March 190138census record1901 Census of England and Wales, RG13/2340.154.19
– occupation “Art Photographer”
2 April 191148census record1911 Census of England and Wales, RG14/14707.28
– occupation “Photographer”
17 October 194381died atunknown location
(* = main subject)

David Robinson, Stephen Herbert and Richard Crangle (editors), Encyclopaedia of the magic lantern (London: Magic Lantern Society, 2001), p. 38

Notes in OMLJ 11.132 (May 1900)
  –  gold medal in Bath exhibition

Lucerna ID no. 6002172Record created by Richard Crangle. Last updated 4 October 2016

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