British photographic history

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What was this piece of equipment used for?

Hello everyone, My first post regards a mystery -- at least to me. I purchased this object for a few £'s at a charity shop in Christchurch,…

Started by Arthur Margolin

14 Jan 16
Reply by Charles Herbert

PhotoLondon - No longer available - WHY!

The Museum of London website states - The 'PhotoLondon: Gateway to London's public photographic collections' website is no longer available…

Started by Robert Gray

1 Jan 15
Reply by Tony Richards

Ilford Archives

Hello, I'm trying to find historical company records for Ilford. A couple of years ago, a friend contacted Ilford via their website to enqu…

Started by Louisa Trott

3 Dec 30, 2017
Reply by Paul Vincent

Shew Camera Company

 would anyone know if the finders that came with the Shew folding strut cameras were supplied with the cameras when purchased or if they…

Started by darrin hill

3 Dec 18, 2017
Reply by darrin hill

Early 1860s Advertisements by GW Wilson offering Landscape CDVs?

     Has anyone seen advertisements before 1867 for Mr Wilson's landscape CDVs?   Earlier this year, I posted the acquisition of a watermar…

Started by Edward McCann

0 Nov 30, 2017

Negretti and Zambra

Hello, I am the Curator of a small private Collection and Archive at BAE Systems Rochester. The site is the heir to the Elliott Bros (Londo…

Started by Christopher Bartlett

0 Nov 27, 2017

Photography - Victorian Athletes - Copenhagen Grounds - 1860's

Dear Sirs,my name is Mr. Ruslan Pashayev and I am wrestling fan Delaware, Ohio of USA. My post is about images of the champion wrestlers wh…

Started by Ruslan Pashayev

2 Nov 21, 2017
Reply by Ruslan Pashayev

How to preserve old photographs

Thank you for the membership. I have around 250 studio portraits ranging from 1880s to 1920s and sadly they have become damaged with brown…

Started by Janette

0 Nov 19, 2017

Need Info on Dixon & Radge's

They were ambrotypists from York, UK at NO. 44, Skeldergate.  The image with full label information is in a French-style passé-partout.  Is…

Started by Alex Novak

0 Nov 15, 2017

German WW1 aerial camera? (ICA Dresden, model RK II 300)

Thank you for letting me join this knowledgeable community! At the Yale Peabody Museum's Division of Historical Scientific Instruments, we…

Started by Alexi Baker

4 Nov 13, 2017
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