British photographic history

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The Pilot database

The Pilot Database I’ve been giving some thought to this and would like to discuss the possibility transferring ownership of my database t…

Started by Richard Sullivan HonFRPS

4 Aug 28
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Making Photograms

  Making Photograms To coincide with my residency at the ROOM, Sheerness Dockyard Church I am holding a photogram workshop on 25th August.…

Started by Anthony Jones

0 Aug 7

WLF Wastell

For quite some time I suspected that Mr. Wastell, writing anonymously as The Walrus in his periodic column titled "Piffle," was an American…

Started by Richard Sullivan HonFRPS

4 Aug 1
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J W Newland international daguerreotypist and magic lanternist

J W Newland was an English daguerreotypist and magic lanternist who travelled from New Orleans, through Central and South America, to the P…

Started by Martyn Jolly

0 Aug 1

1920s-30s "textured" photographic paper

Hi group, Is there an industry name for this [see attached] kind of textured surface photographic paper? I've usually seen it on 1920s and…

Started by Jimmy Leiderman

3 Jul 24
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Greetings from Texas... Im searching for this...

Howdy...    thanks for the add...     I collect early wet plate gear and was wondering if anything knew anything about the j. Lewis and…

Started by darrin hill

1 Jul 24
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I have been building a large database of Regex indexed and searchable photography books and journals that are in the public domain. (in pd…

Started by Richard Sullivan HonFRPS

1 Jul 18
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J. D. Cooper Military Studio, Mersea Road, Colchester

Looking for any information on the above mentioned studio. Thanks.

Started by John S. Rochon

0 Jul 11


HI Folks, currently studying Photography BA at University of Bolton. I am about to embark on my third year project: Mens Health esp. Prosta…

Started by Ian Smith

0 Jul 4

Mr Carsoe and his Carsotype photographs

Started by Allan Collier

8 Jul 3
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