Dates and places
Active in Malta 1870s- ? 1920s
1871 Photographic business founded in Malta.
1915 Studio at 278 Strada Reala, Valletta.
Portraits of Richard Ellis and his son John can be found in Macmillan (1915, p.XX)
Richard Ellis founded a photographic business in Malta in 1871. In 1915 his studio was at 278 Strada Reala, Valletta.
Macmillan, Allister (1915), 'Malta and Gibraltar, illustrated: historical and descriptive, commercial and industrial facts, figures, and resources', London: Collingridge.
Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/QM 3
Scope and Contents
Contains platinum prints, measuring circa 275 x 210 mm. and mounted in an untitled red half leather album, which from marks on its front cover once had a Maltese Cross attached inscribed: 'Malta 1901' in Queen Mary's hand on the flyleaf. Though the Duke and Duchess of Cornwall and York (as they then were) visited Malta on HMS Ophir from 25-27 March 1901, on their way to Australia, this album is not a record of their visit, but a collection of local scenes, including places they visited,...
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