British photographic history

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Seeking Photographs of Fanny Eaton: The Mixed-Race, Pre-Raphaelite Model and Muse

Fanny Eaton was an artists model from Jamaica best known for her work as a model for the Pre-Raphaelite Brotherhood and their circle betwee…

Started by Qiana Mestrich

5 Apr 3
Reply by Richard Sullivan HonFRPS

National Stereoscopic Association Stereoview Checklists and back issues of StereoWorld available online

The National Stereoscopic Association empowered Paula Fleming, Rusty Norton and me to begin to generate an online resource of checklists of…

Started by Jeremy

0 Apr 2

Comprar Carta de Condução Portuguesa (

Produzimos documentos de excelente qualidade como; Passaportes, vistos, carta de condução, cartões de identificação, diplomas, certidões de…

Started by Peter Lawson

0 Mar 24

State of the Art British Camera, 1862

I am trying to find out more about the camera Spanish photographer Rafael Castro y Ordóñez, member of the Comisión Científica del Pacífico…

Started by sara badia

0 Mar 15

Lachlan Maclachlan

I'm trying to find out more information about a Victorian photographer named Lachlan Maclachlan (or M'Lachlan) who was working round about…

Started by Mark Jones

9 Mar 13
Reply by Mark Jones

Earliest wildlife photography?

Derek Bousé in his book Wildlife Films (2000) says that the earliest known photograph of wildlife (in this case, penguins) showing "real be…

Started by Timothy Greyhavens

7 Feb 19
Reply by Richard Sullivan HonFRPS

Eton Schoolboy

Circa 1870's a highly unusual carte-de-visite photograph by W.Runicles, Eton. It shows a head in strange head dress / wig with partially wh…

Started by Alex Harris

0 Feb 18

The Guildford half plate camera.

Hello everyone, As a new member this is my first discussion. I'm looking for help with information on the latest addition to my camera coll…

Started by Gerry Palmer

12 Feb 5
Reply by Gerry Palmer

St Helena photographer

I have, in my collection, a carte de visite photograph of a girl by T HAYWARD of NAPOLEON STREET, ST HELENA. Written on reverse is, 'For de…

Started by RODGER INSH

0 Jan 30

Practical Photographer Magazine

Hi, wondering if anyone can help with locating early copies of The Practical Photographer Magazine? I am doing some research into the life…

Started by Mick Thurman

2 Jan 10
Reply by Graham Wood


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