Here are two framed half plate ambrotypes to add to the collection. Purchased off Feepay for a little more than usual.
Mr and Mrs Edward Leigh
Both are dated 20th September 1860 on the reverse.
Mrs Leigh’s studio label reads L.R.Conconi’s Photographic Studio No.1 Fort Hill, Margate
The only reference I can find is to a Miss L Conconi as a photographer at that time but not to where she was based. It’s not a common name.
There’s also a Louis Conconi of Margate that was a watchmaker