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The Photographic Journal, April 9th 1859 (No. 82)

I wonder if anyone has access to a copy of the above which still has its advertisements intact? I am looking for a scan of the advert for G…

Started by Paul Kay

0 Jun 12

Identifying Processes

Hello everyone, I need to identify the process used for some photographs in order or date them, however my brain is having an off day and…

Started by Carys Ellen Fyson

3 Jun 11
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Modern tintype - for dissertation

Hi all, I'm an MA History of Photography student at Birkbeck, though based in Edinburgh, and am currently researching modern tintype practi…

Started by KD

0 Jun 9

Quest for help regarding the photographer Antonio Beato

Hello, my name is Carolina and I am working on a dissertation regarding the photographer Antonio Beato in the Aberystwyth University.. My r…

Started by Carolina Bennet Morales

2 Jun 7
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Diascope loan?

The RHS will be holding a small exhibition later in the year featuring autochromes and I wonder if any-one has a period diascope we can bor…

Started by Sarah McDonald

2 May 31
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When it was the First National and/or International Stereoscopic Contest or Exhibition ?

I am working on a project about Fermi Abad Ribera (Sabadell 1884-1962), a Spanish amateur photographer and stereographer. He won some award…

Started by Lluis Dubreuil

0 May 30


This carte-de-visite from my collection is titled ‘Guiseppe Garibaldi (From Life)’. I have three variant images from the same series by the…

Started by michael g. jacob

13 May 13
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Identification - Civil War Officer Photography taken from album dated 1862

Hello,last year I bought an album containing handwritten poems and some photographies. The first dated entry within the album is 22 Jan 186…

Started by Rebecca Talbot

2 May 9
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Cockney Eye, by David Joseph Marcou

I've wondered over the years why my biography of Picture Post lead-photographer Bert Hardy has never been published in Britain or America b…

Started by David Joseph Marcou

0 May 8

Giovanni Trimboli

Hi all - I am an author/writer/researcher from Liverpool UK. My current project requires information regarding an Italian photographer, Gio…

Started by John Gannon

0 May 8


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