British photographic history

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WWI and Glass plate negatives

After the US entered World War I, at least some commercial photographers donated used glass plate negatives for use in gas masks and aviat…

Started by Barbara Cohen-Stratyner

3 Oct 21, 2019
Reply by John B Turner

Postcards from photographs, 1912

Does anyone have information on Geo. Moore, who made postcards from photographs of performers?  With which firm was he associated? He sent…

Started by Barbara Cohen-Stratyner

5 Feb 8, 2018
Reply by Mary Cuperr

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

5 Apr 3, 2017
Reply by Richard Sullivan HonFRPS

Photography 3D modeling software for archaeology use [objects and field architecture features]

Hi all, A bit of a technical one but I am looking at Photography 3D modeling software options and was wandering if anyone has experience wi…

Started by Armando Ribeiro

0 Nov 3, 2016

100 Years of Military Photography at Shrewsbury Museum & Art Gallery

A century of military photographic images goes on show at Shrewsbuy Museum & Art Gallery from Monday 19 October 2015 in a new exhibitio…

Started by Tim King

0 Oct 5, 2015

The London (and New York) Photography Diary relaunches

Dear friends,  The London Photography Diary, a non profit website launched in September 2014, has just had an upgrade! We've added useful…

Started by Ashley Lumb

0 Jun 9, 2015

Looking for old family photographs and albums (for a PhD thesis)

Hello everyone, This is my first post here! I’m Sophie, history teacher and PhD candidate in France. I’m doing research on family photograp…

Started by Sophie DC

2 Mar 24, 2015
Reply by Angela Kelly

Seeking bio information on Aaron Scharf (author of 'Art and Photography' 1968)

I am seeking biographical information on Aaron Scharf, much published art historian, champion of photography as art and author of the impor…

Started by James McArdle

7 Oct 17, 2013
Reply by James McArdle

Photographic education in 1900

Does anyone have information on where a young woman could study photography in London (probably NW), ca. 1900?  The woman, Florence Vandamm…

Started by Barbara Cohen-Stratyner

0 Dec 29, 2011

Motivation for photography - historical or modern

I am writing a PhD research proposal on the topic of visitor's photography at heritage sites.   Within this field, I'm currently looking fo…

Started by Derek Trillo MA PhD ARPS

4 May 2, 2011
Reply by Piers Rawson

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