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Quest to find old photos of the Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew (Kew Gardens)

Two photo history related news items from Kew - a new book and a request for help with a research project. 1. New book: "The story of Kew G…

Started by James MorleyLatest Reply

National Archive of Geological Photographs online

Dr Anthony H Cooper writes: The British Geological Survey National Archive of Geological Photographs “GeoScenic” is online, but may not be…

Started by Dr Anthony H. CooperLatest Reply

Photohistory questionnaire for PhD thesis

Hello everyone, My name is David Croft and I am currently working on my PhD at De Montfort University. For my thesis I am trying to use var…

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Dated and named photographic paper used in 1862 CDV by GW Wilson.

Has anyone encountered a GW Wilson where the photographer or his employee used an area of photographic paper with the watermark not elimina…

Started by Edward McCann

10 on Saturday
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Bill Jay

I am working on a film project documenting the life of photographer, writer and lecturer Bill Jay and would be interested in hearing from a…

Started by Grant Scott

12 May 16
Reply by Julien FAURE-CONORTON

UK Female photographers 8x10

Could anybody please point me in the right direction to find female photographers in U.K. who work with large format (8x10) cameras? Many t…

Started by Chelin Miller

2 May 4
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Categorising photographic images - the Photo Lab solution.

Before digital photography became widely used, most amateur photographers - and a fair number of professional photographers too - sent thei…

Started by David Buss

0 Apr 29

Social Media

I'm interested to know which social media platform folks find most useful and why? Twitter

Started by Anthony Jones

0 Apr 17

Seeking Photographs of Fanny Eaton: The Mixed-Race, Pre-Raphaelite Model and Muse

Fanny Eaton was an artists model from Jamaica best known for her work as a model for the Pre-Raphaelite Brotherhood and their circle betwee…

Started by Qiana Mestrich

5 Apr 3
Reply by Richard Sullivan HonFRPS

National Stereoscopic Association Stereoview Checklists and back issues of StereoWorld available online

The National Stereoscopic Association empowered Paula Fleming, Rusty Norton and me to begin to generate an online resource of checklists of…

Started by Jeremy

0 Apr 2

Comprar Carta de Condução Portuguesa (

Produzimos documentos de excelente qualidade como; Passaportes, vistos, carta de condução, cartões de identificação, diplomas, certidões de…

Started by Peter Lawson

0 Mar 24

State of the Art British Camera, 1862

I am trying to find out more about the camera Spanish photographer Rafael Castro y Ordóñez, member of the Comisión Científica del Pacífico…

Started by sara badia

0 Mar 15

Lachlan Maclachlan

I'm trying to find out more information about a Victorian photographer named Lachlan Maclachlan (or M'Lachlan) who was working round about…

Started by Mark Jones

9 Mar 13
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