b. 1818; d. 1875

Trained as a painter, Joseph Cundall worked first as a bookseller, then as a publisher. In 1852 he established a photographic business, the "Photographic Institution" in Bond Street, London. He became associated with Philip Delamotte, and published his books. He wrote several books of his own, including "The Photographic Primer" (1854). He was also an active member of the Photographic Society of London.

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