British photographic history

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Recreating History in finding how they were taken

Hello there, I have been hunting many cameras that are associated with historical images, for a major project in completing my Masters. The…

Started by Gareth Sell

0 Apr 22

Gwrych Castle; Searching for contents

Hi everyone, I am a volunteer for the Gwrych Trust and I am searching for anything relating to it; Photographs, video, sculptures, literatu…

Started by ryan willis

0 Apr 20

Recent Blog on BIRMINGHAM photo history

I have recently added a BLOG on my Victorian photographic Background stand that is connected to the Ernest Dyche collection in Birmingham l…

Started by Lorentz gullachsen

0 Apr 20

Kodak lecture service / Dennis Kemp

Hi all, I don't suppose anyone has any further information on Kodak's lecture service / Dennis Kemp?  We're talking 60's and early 70's in…

Started by Laura Algar

5 Apr 6
Reply by Kelvin Jouhar

The Amateur Photographic Field Club Challenge Trophy

The Photographic Field Club was founded in 1865 but it existed under various forms prior to this date, its aims were to bring landscape to…

Started by Jeremy O'Keeffe

2 Mar 25
Reply by Michael Pritchard

Research on British Seaside ambrotypes

For a new photographic history book on British photography (my 49th photo history text) I am trying to find information on the cameras that…

Started by Stanley B. Burns,MD

1 Mar 25
Reply by Marcel Safier

Samuel Carnell of Nottingham, pioneer New Zealand photographer

The Press described him as “a fluent, rapid speaker, of extreme Radical views, verging on downright Socialism… He is, however, out of polit…

Started by IAN ST GEORGE

1 Mar 25
Reply by Marcel Safier

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 Morley

9 Mar 23
Reply by Laura Algar

Looking for photographs made by Lady Rose Graves Sawle

I am researching Lady Rose Caroline Graves Sawle who lived at Penrice House, St Austell and want to find her photographic work. In 1908 she…

Started by John Smith

0 Mar 16

Dry Plate Club, 1872

Hello all,  I am currently in search of any papers that may relate to the Dry Plate Club that was established in 1872 by Col. Henry Stuart…

Started by Sarah French

2 Mar 9
Reply by Sarah French


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