Joseph Parkin Mayall
RA Collection: People and Organisations
Photographer. Joseph Parkin Mayall (1839-1906). The second son of the photographer John Jabez Edwin Mayall and his first wife Eliza Parkin. It is likely he had a photographic studio in Brighton from the late 1860s and another in Australia from 1872 to 1875.
A Brighton Directory for 1877 lists a J.P. Mayall at 8 West Hill Road andin 1879 a studio at 6 North Street Quadrant, in 1882 his address was 69 Buckingham Road, Brighton.
By 1883 Mayall is recorded as having a studio at 548 Oxford St, London which may have been called 'Park Lane Studio'. Pritchard lists this studio as being active until 1889. Mayall died at Epsom in 1906. Artists at Home. was published in 1884.
Johnson, W. S. Nineteenth-Century Photography An Annotated Bibliiography 1839-1879, London, 1990, p.418
Reynolds, L.L., Gill, A.T. The Mayall Story History of Photography, Vol.9, Number 2, April-June 1985