Weyde, Henry van der


Weyde was a Dutch-born English painter and photographer, famous for his photographic portraits of the late 19th century. He is considered a pioneer in the use of electric light in photography. He emigrated to England in 1870 and set up his photographic studio at 182 Regent Street, London in 1877, where he began using the logo "The Van der Weyde Light".

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