British photographic history

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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

8 Mar 29
Reply by Les Waters

Photographs section of the British and Continental Pictures and Prints auction on 28th March at 25 Blythe Road

In the Photographs section of the forthcoming Harry Moore-Gwyn British and Continental Pictures and Prints auction on the 28th March 2018 a…

Started by Antonia Grace

0 Mar 20

Quest: photographic details of artworks in artbooks

Dear all, I am an art historian, currently writing a thesis at Ghent University on photographic details of artworks in art books (publishe…

Started by Elise Dupré

1 Mar 20
Reply by michaelg

Marion's registered mount designs and Roger Vaughan's Marion Date Code

I was saddened last month to learn of the death of Roger Vaughan (1948-2015), whose extensive collection of Victorian and Edwardian photogr…

Started by David Gobbitt

1 Mar 16
Reply by David Gobbitt

The Walrus and Lantern Slide Shows

I've been working on my memoir, Light Writings, which is semi-memoir and personal essays. I've always been hooked on trivia that has a "Gee…

Started by Richard Sullivan HonFRPS

0 Feb 20

PhotoLondon site

Does anyone know what happened to the excellent PhotoLondon site? The URL now points to somewhere on the Museum of London's site. Is the in…

Started by Les Waters

12 Feb 19
Reply by Peter Domankiewicz

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
Reply by Mary Cuperr

John Lemmon Russell (1846 - 1915)

John Lemmon Russell is a distant relative of mine and  I am researching his life and career. I have been told by a very knowledgeable res…

Started by Peter Brunning

8 Feb 4
Reply by Richard Sullivan HonFRPS

GEORGE SHAW 1818-1904

I'm working on a project about the pioneer Birmingham photographer George Shaw, who, it's sometimes claimed, made the first daguerreotype i…

Started by Pete James

2 Jan 27
Reply by Pete James

Have a look on spitalfieldslife ,lots of photos on there

Started by P Johnson

0 Jan 22


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