British photographic history

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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…

Started by David CroftLatest Reply

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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

4 23 hours ago
Reply by Helen Trompeteler

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 on Friday

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
Reply by Mark Jones

Trying to determine the photographer of this salt print. Any ideas please?

Started by sean whitaker

2 Mar 8
Reply by sean whitaker

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

11 Feb 22
Reply by Grant Scott

Earliest wildlife photography?

Derek Bousé in his book Wildlife Films (2000) says that the earliest known photograph of wildlife (in this case, penguins) showing "real be…

Started by Timothy Greyhavens

7 Feb 19
Reply by Richard Sullivan HonFRPS

Eton Schoolboy

Circa 1870's a highly unusual carte-de-visite photograph by W.Runicles, Eton. It shows a head in strange head dress / wig with partially wh…

Started by Alex Harris

0 Feb 18

The Guildford half plate camera.

Hello everyone, As a new member this is my first discussion. I'm looking for help with information on the latest addition to my camera coll…

Started by Gerry Palmer

12 Feb 5
Reply by Gerry Palmer

St Helena photographer

I have, in my collection, a carte de visite photograph of a girl by T HAYWARD of NAPOLEON STREET, ST HELENA. Written on reverse is, 'For de…

Started by RODGER INSH

0 Jan 30


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