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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…

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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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Leeds Architectural Photographer

Hi Guys, I am looking for any information that you may have on Edmund Wormald. A well regarded and influential photographer who had his own…

Started by Nicholas Brewer

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Bill de Selincourt motor racing archive

I've just published a blog post about this collection of motor sports images that I bought at auction of and by Bill de Selincourt ( 1921-1…

Started by Ian Murray

0 Apr 12

Byrne & Co

Hi All, I'm wondering if anyone has come across Byrne & Co, 'Late with Hills & Saunders' Photographers to the Queen, Hill Street, R…

Started by Sandra Lawrence

0 Mar 29

Process and Half-tone plates 1895 onwards

As a part of a wider photo history project I am interested in the characteristics of these type of glass plates, sometimes also produced as…

Started by Alan Hodgson

0 Mar 28

John Spiller

John Spiller was appointed as the photographer at the Royal Arsenal in Woolwich in 1861, he is credited with setting up the photographic de…

Started by David Barker

4 Mar 19
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Marcus Sparling-Crimean Banquet image

Does anyone know the location of a print of Marcus Sparling's image of the Crimean Banquet held in Dublin in October 1856? I have found rep…

Started by Adrienne Lundgren

0 Mar 18

Mrs Browning of Glasgow?

Hello, I have come across a hand coloured CDV in our museum collection (Te Papa, Wellington, New Zealand) which has a handwritten credit on…

Started by Lissa Mitchell

21 Mar 16
Reply by Anne Strathie

Australian Studio !! ??

Hi there Ive been carrying out some family research and Ive found a photograph and I'm really struggling in finding out when the photograph…

Started by Jennifer Smith

0 Mar 16

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 Croft

4 Mar 16
Reply by Michael Pritchard

British Journal of Photography, August 1982

Hey there!I'm trying to get hold of a copy of an article from the BJP's August 1982 issue. If anyone happens to have a copy of that magazin…

Started by Charlie

0 Mar 16

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