British photographic history

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Glass plate negative

I have recently acquired a glass plate negative by W E  Debenham (Regent St London & Massingham House, Haverstock Hill).to add to my co…

Started by Derek Ive

2 May 10
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Victorian photographic studio for sale

If you are looking for a property and a "project", you could become (like us) the owner of a former Victorian photographic studio! The prop…

Started by PetworthPenthouse

0 May 8

Leeds Architectural Photographer

Hi Guys, I am looking for any information that you may have on Edmund Wormald. A well regarded and influential photographer who had his own…

Started by Nicholas Brewer

6 May 6
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Do you know of any Victorian daylight studios still existing in a recognisable form?

Of the many thousands (I believe that is no exaggeration?) of photographic studios that were established in the UK in the Victorian era, ho…

Started by PetworthPenthouse

17 May 2
Reply by María de los Santos García Felgu

Photopress Limited (LTD). Please help to find the archive of this photo agency

I’m working on a topic about an austrian engineer Alexander Wienerberger, who made photos of the Great Famine In Ukraine (Holodomor) in Kha…

Started by Dmytro Dzhulay

6 Apr 19
Reply by Jerome

Bill de Selincourt motor racing archive

I've just published a blog post about this collection of motor sports images that I bought at auction of and by Bill de Selincourt ( 1921-1…

Started by Ian Murray

0 Apr 12

Byrne & Co

Hi All, I'm wondering if anyone has come across Byrne & Co, 'Late with Hills & Saunders' Photographers to the Queen, Hill Street, R…

Started by Sandra Lawrence

0 Mar 29

John Spiller

John Spiller was appointed as the photographer at the Royal Arsenal in Woolwich in 1861, he is credited with setting up the photographic de…

Started by David Barker

4 Mar 19
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Marcus Sparling-Crimean Banquet image

Does anyone know the location of a print of Marcus Sparling's image of the Crimean Banquet held in Dublin in October 1856? I have found rep…

Started by Adrienne Lundgren

0 Mar 18

Australian Studio !! ??

Hi there Ive been carrying out some family research and Ive found a photograph and I'm really struggling in finding out when the photograph…

Started by Jennifer Smith

0 Mar 16


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