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A Database of Victorian Fiction, 1837–1901

A Database of Victorian Fiction, 1837–1901

Author: Thomas Sutton

Author: Thomas Sutton (1819–1875)

Biography: Thomas Sutton was born in 1819 in London. He graduated from Caius College, Cambridge, with a B.A. in 1846 then moved to Jersey. He was an avid photographer: he took a series of photographs of Rome, invented a new development process, edited a photography journal, and wrote prolifically on the subject. He also wrote three novels, including the highly sensational Unconventional (1866). He died suddenly in Wales from a stomach complaint in 1875.

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References: John Hannavy, Encyclopedia of Nineteenth-Century Photography (2008)

Fiction Titles:

  1. St. Agnes' Bay: A Tale of Love at First Sight.  1 vol.  London: Sampson Low, 1864.
  2. Unconventional: A Novel.  3 vol.  London: Sampson Low, 1866.
  3. Romance in a Yacht.  1 vol.  London: Chapman and Hall, 1867.