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St. Osyth's Priory

St. Osyth's Priory

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Alfred Capel Cure (British, 1826–1896)

Colonel Alfred Capel-Cure (8 December 1826 − 29 July 1896) was an officer in the British Army and a pioneer of photography. His subjects were mostly architecture in England, France and Gibraltar. He served in the Crimean War and was there wounded at Redan. He was killed in an accidental explosion while dynamiting tree roots in his park.

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1856
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The Metropolitan Museum of Art
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