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"Mungo Ponton was a fascinating and complex character and Henry Talbot freely gave hi…"

Larry J Schaaf replied Oct 2, 2017 to The first person to make a fixable photograph

7 Oct 23, 2017
Reply by Richard Sullivan HonFRPS

"Dear Dick, What an extraordinary project!  I am all too familiar with the role of p…"

Larry J Schaaf replied Aug 28, 2017 to The Pilot database

4 Aug 28, 2017
Reply by Richard Sullivan HonFRPS

"This machine-based drawing on marble appears to have its roots in 1847 in The Magazi…"

Larry J Schaaf replied Jul 3, 2017 to Mr Carsoe and his Carsotype photographs

8 Jul 3, 2017
Reply by Allan Collier

"Dear James, Congratulations on your fellowship - serious work on Hunt is long over…"

Larry J Schaaf replied Nov 11, 2014 to Robert Hunt, A Manual of Photography, 1841

8 Nov 11, 2014
Reply by Larry J Schaaf

"Julia Van Haaften faced this question in the 1970s when she worked for the New York…"

Larry J Schaaf replied Oct 1, 2014 to R.S. Schultze and Alfred W. Bennett - looking for more information

7 Oct 1, 2014
Reply by Elizabeth Knazook

"Sharp is proving elusive!  I can confirm that the handwriting and signature on the t…"

Larry J Schaaf replied Mar 28, 2014 to Somerset's first photographer Thomas Sharp

7 Apr 10, 2014
Reply by Allan Collier

"David Webb's normally excellent PhotoLondon has him as being born in Liverpool in 18…"

Larry J Schaaf replied Mar 25, 2014 to Somerset's first photographer Thomas Sharp

7 Apr 10, 2014
Reply by Allan Collier

"I fear that I can contribute only trivia about Aaron Scharf.  Starting in the 1970s,…"

Larry J Schaaf replied Oct 17, 2013 to Seeking bio information on Aaron Scharf (author of 'Art and Photography' 1968)

7 Oct 17, 2013
Reply by James McArdle

"Have you looked at David Webb's excellent PhotoLondon site? http://www.photolondon.o…"

Larry J Schaaf replied Dec 11, 2012 to Sims Brothers - Photographers

3 Jan 1, 2013
Reply by Paul Godfrey

"Hunt's original manual, as Giles suggests, was his Popular Treatise on the Art of Ph…"

Larry J Schaaf replied Dec 11, 2012 to Robert Hunt, A Manual of Photography, 1841

8 Nov 11, 2014
Reply by Larry J Schaaf

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