References to articles etc. about Moses Bowness.
1. Photo Essay Moses Bowness on Radio Cumbria’s web-site Jan. 2007 & ongoing.
Very early stages of research requesting any further information. Now being revised.
2 Exhibition in The Local Studies, Kendal Library August–Sept 2007 showing research to date and trying to elicit more information.
3 Article in The Friends of the Lake District member’s magazine
‘Conserving Lakeland’ - Winter/Spring 2008 edition. “In Search of Moses Bowness” pp.23,23.
4 Academic article in the Transactions of the Cumberland & Westmorland Antiquarian & Archaeological Society. CWAAS
2009 Vol IX. pp 225-231. with footnotes and references.
“Moses Bowness, Photographer, and the Promotion of Tourism in the Nineteenth Century.”
5 April 2009 published a small booklet with some of his poems transcribed along with some articles. “19th Century Poems in the Earliest Editions of the Ambleside Herald by MB.” Subtitled “Moses Bowness, Photographer, Poet, Farmer, and Entrepreneur.”
6. Book enlarged and reprinted July 2009 to include item about Poet Close.
7. Talk & slide show at the Winter Events Programme supported by the Arts Council North West & The Westmorland Arts Trust in the Jerwood Centre, The Wordsworth Trust. Feb. 2010.
Susan Premru has been researching the previously unrecorded life and work of
Moses Bowness for several years. The references to the development of her
studies, and her publications are listed here.
Any more information about him is very welcome.
The local man on the
portrait page maybe didn’t
Row for Cambridge, but he
was in the first Trinity boat,
and in 1856 rowed with 3
others a thousand miles,
from Paris to Switzerland
then down to Bonn. He Was
The boat was a 4 oared gig called