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Richard H. Lawrence (Uncle Dick) b. March 18, 185? – d. March 1, 1936

I found this in Googlebooks:
Syrian & Egyptian Glass, Oriental Rugs ; the Collection of Richard H. Lawrence, Esquire, Ridgefield, Conn.
By American Art Association
Published by American Art Association, 1925.
Richard H. Lawrence was a member of the Groilers Club, a member of the New York Society of Amateur Photographers and later a life member of the Camera Club of New York.  He was also a member of the American Photographic Society, Numismatic Society, Archaeological Institute of America, Brooklyn Botanical Garden, Iconophiles Book Publishing, the Brooklyn Museum, and the Metropolitan Museum of Art.
He was an avid amateur photographer and was a camera man for Jacob Riis in 1887-1888.
In 1893, his print, “Court of the Myrtles, Alhambra” won a silver medal at the annual exhibition of the Society of Amateur Photographers in NYC. (p. 161 of The American amateur photographer, cited below)
The American Amateur Photographer
Published by s.n., 1893
Item notes: v. 5
Original from the University of Michigan
Digitized Feb 2, 2009.
The Alhambra (with photographs by Richard H. Lawrence and others)
By Washington Irving
Published by G. P. Putnam’s sons, Darro Edition, Knickebocker Press, 1891
Item notes: v. 2
Original from Harvard University
Digitized Nov 16, 2007
Circumstances of death:  found drowned near Palm Beach, Florida, on March 1, 1936, a few miles from a cottage where he had been staying for the winter (NYT Obituary, March 2, 1936).
Here is a photograph he took of Mary Lawrence Webster, his little sister, one summer.