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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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BJP and the missing years and more

I have been working on building a database of early photographic works, been doing this for about a decade.The database is currently runnin…

Started by Richard Sullivan HonFRPS

2 Aug 5
Reply by Krzysztof K. Slowinski

identifying photo studio (1907-1908) WHiTE?

Hi! This is my first post! I need help in identifying the photo-studio where this photo was shot, probably 1907, or very early 1908, when t…

Started by Harold Goffin

0 Jul 22

J. Kuhn Albumen prints, Paris

Can anyone point me to a source of information about the publisher / photographer J. Kuhn in 19th-century Paris? I've just bought a huge al…

Started by Noelle Sullivan

5 Jul 20
Reply by Gael Newton

watkins method of factorial development.... circa a long time ago...

I found a watkins Eikronometer and am trying to find info on the watkins factorial development method. Would like to know if there is a m…

Started by darrin hill

2 Jul 19
Reply by Richard Sullivan HonFRPS

watkins method of factorial development.... circa a long time ago...

I found a watkins Eikronometer and am trying to find info on the watkins factorial development method. Would like to know if there is a m…

Started by darrin hill

0 Jul 18

Quest to find photos featuring MAITLAND NSW AUSTRALIA by Elijah Hart, Morris Moss and others

Started by Peter Francis Smith

1 Jul 11
Reply by Peter Francis Smith

I.W.Taber - Which is which?

Can anybody help me with the confusion over Isaac West Taber and Isaiah West Taber - Are they the same person? I am researching East London…

Started by Robert Gray

1 Jul 11
Reply by Michael Pritchard

Looking for early photos of the Menai Suspension and Britannia Tubular Bridges

This year is the 200th anniversary of the first stone being laid for the construction of the Menai Suspension Bridge. This predates photogr…

Started by Paul Kay

10 Jul 10
Reply by Paul Kay

Henry Peach Robinson 'Here They Come!' 1859

Can anyone advise me as to where I could get a reproduction of this image for publication (in a scholarly anthology)? It is in Margaret Har…

Started by Dr Juliet Hacking

6 Jul 2
Reply by Steven Evans

Grubb Lens Dublin

Hi, I recently acquired a Grubb brass bound lens and I wondered if anyone could date it, I assume it is a Petzval type but would like to kn…

Started by Nigel Richards

8 Jul 1
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