British photographic history

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Adams and Co. Camera company question

Does anyone have information on some of the products made by the Adams and Co. Camera company of 26 Charring Cross Road, London? I colle…

Started by darrin hill

3 Jun 25
Reply by Jeffrey S Gould

Identifying context and possibly the photographer of militaria photo

Can anyone help elucidate the context of this photograph please. It shows British naval personnel outside a fort displaying star and cresce…

Started by sean whitaker

6 Jun 18
Reply by Dr. Joe Rock

Location/Photographer help?

I bought the following image and could use some help in IDing the location and possibly the photographer. Anonymous: Boats Stranded by Low…

Started by Alex Novak

1 Jun 11
Reply by Alex Novak

Please help a novice crack this photo mystery

Dear Photography Experts and Enthusiasts: I am an antique photo novice and recently purchased two antique-looking "reverse glass?" photos/…

Started by Ben Richter

8 Jun 11
Reply by Alex Novak

Anyone recognize this bridge? 1860's Oval albumen

Hello, I am looking for information on this Photo. 1860's oval albumen, 15 x 10 inches. Does anyone recognize this bridge? Scotland? Wales?…

Started by David McGreevy

10 Jun 11
Reply by David McGreevy

Contacting collectors

I am putting together a group of 12-15 prints from the negatives of Thomas Vernon Begbie (1840-1912). The prints will be high quality, limi…

Started by Dr. Joe Rock

1 Jun 11
Reply by Alex Novak

Jane Wigley Portraits 1845-1855

I am currently researching the life and work of Jane Wigley, the first female professional photographer in London.  She produced both Dague…

Started by Rose Teanby

4 Jun 11
Reply by Rose Teanby


Someone knows some biographical facts about Hugh Owen. He lived in Oporto, Portugal? Thank you! MANUEL MAGALHAES

Started by Manuel Magalhaes

6 Jun 9
Reply by Richard Sullivan HonFRPS

Isabel Agnes Cowper, (1826-1911), South Kensington Museum Official Photographer

I am currently researching the life and work of Isabel Agnes Cowper (1826-1911), the South Kensington Museum's first female Official Museum…

Started by Erika Lederman

2 May 29
Reply by Erika Lederman

Beach Photographers

Is any member of this group researching or interested in the activities of Britain’s beach photographers? The Thetford & Watton Times a…

Started by Paul Godfrey

20 May 16
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