"Although retired from active
participation in photographic matters, he nevertheless devotes a great
part of his time to the literary side of the art-science, and produces
each year at least one or two pictures of similar nature to those for
which he has so long been famous. ..."
"In his present residence at
Tunbridge Wells, surrounded with books and pictures, he yet generously
gives his attention to answering letters which he receives from all parts
of the country almost every day, asking advice on such matters as studio
building, arrangement of lighting, and other details ..."
"His walls are hung with pictures,
including many of his own taking ... , a little picture of Rejlander's ...
[and] examples of some of Nicéphore Niepce's early experiments, dated 1826
[The Practical Photographer: March 1895, p.65]