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…

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1920s-30s "textured" photographic paper

Hi group, Is there an industry name for this [see attached] kind of textured surface photographic paper? I've usually seen it on 1920s and…

Started by Jimmy Leiderman

3 on Monday
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Greetings from Texas... Im searching for this...

Howdy...    thanks for the add...     I collect early wet plate gear and was wondering if anything knew anything about the j. Lewis and…

Started by darrin hill

1 on Monday
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I have been building a large database of Regex indexed and searchable photography books and journals that are in the public domain. (in pd…

Started by Richard Sullivan HonFRPS

1 Jul 18
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British Museum gallery

We have a photograph in our archive that shows a view of the Egyptian Sculpture gallery. It is signed by the photographer. I think it reads…

Started by Kevin Lovelock

0 Jul 12

J. D. Cooper Military Studio, Mersea Road, Colchester

Looking for any information on the above mentioned studio. Thanks.

Started by John S. Rochon

0 Jul 11


HI Folks, currently studying Photography BA at University of Bolton. I am about to embark on my third year project: Mens Health esp. Prosta…

Started by Ian Smith

0 Jul 4

Mr Carsoe and his Carsotype photographs

Started by Allan Collier

8 Jul 3
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Who knows where to find this church?

Started by Izaak Boone

1 Jun 30
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Mr Carsoe and his Carsotype

Started by Allan Collier

0 Jun 28

Artist-In-Residence, Kent

May 2017 – I am currently the Artist-In-Residence at ROOM, a shipping container/artists space in the grounds of the historic Sheerness Doc…

Started by Anthony Jones

0 Jun 26


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