Item 1 - War Memorial, Malvern College

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War Memorial, Malvern College

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May, Norman, photographer

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CA OSLER P093-60-1

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    May, Norman, 1851-1889

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1 photograph ; b&w ; 20 x 28 cm, mounted on cardboard 30 x 38 cm

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(1851-1889)

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Norman John May was born in Norwich, Norfolk on 13th October 1851; he first came to Malvern circa 1879; Norman John May of Priory Place, Malvern, photographic artist; founder and one of the directors of Norman May & Co Limited; Kelly's Trade directory of 1884 lists many photographers in Worcestershire, including Norman May of Priory Mount, Church Street, Great Malvern; an extensive traveller, he wrote letters in the columns of the Malvern Advertiser under the nom de plume of "A Rambler"; a biography of Cambridge alumni records that he changed his name in 1887 to John Norman Lindley-Norman; the reason for the change is unknown but his obituary [Malvern advertiser, 22 June 1889] suggested he was hoping to pursue a second career as a barrister and perhaps thought that an implied family connection to Lord Justice Lindley would help; Mr John Norman Lindley-Norman, more generally known locally as Norman May; John Norman Lindley-Norman, photographer, formerly Norman John May, died at Great Malvern on 19th June 1889 aged only 37 years

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Photograph depicting landscape view of Malvern College, an independent college located in Malvern, Worcestershire, England. The College is surrounded by trees and hills, and the war memorial is visible in the centre of the image. Photographed and signed by Norman May of Malvern.

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Digitized version available from the Osler Library Prints Collection, http://digital.library.mcgill.ca/oslerprints. See image number OPF000077.

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Norman May, Malvern [manuscript pencil] War Memorial, Malvern College [manuscript pen] (transcribed from front)

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OPF000077

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