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When it was the First National and/or International Stereoscopic Contest or Exhibition ?

I am working on a project about Fermi Abad Ribera (Sabadell 1884-1962), a Spanish amateur photographer and stereographer. He won some award…

Started by Lluis Dubreuil

0 May 30

GARIBALDI - OR NOT GARIBALDI?

This carte-de-visite from my collection is titled ‘Guiseppe Garibaldi (From Life)’. I have three variant images from the same series by the…

Started by michael g. jacob

13 May 13
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Identification - Civil War Officer Photography taken from album dated 1862

Hello,last year I bought an album containing handwritten poems and some photographies. The first dated entry within the album is 22 Jan 186…

Started by Rebecca Talbot

2 May 9
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Cockney Eye, by David Joseph Marcou

I've wondered over the years why my biography of Picture Post lead-photographer Bert Hardy has never been published in Britain or America b…

Started by David Joseph Marcou

0 May 8

Giovanni Trimboli

Hi all - I am an author/writer/researcher from Liverpool UK. My current project requires information regarding an Italian photographer, Gio…

Started by John Gannon

0 May 8

Picture Post around 1955

I am trying to find an article in this magazine that featured my late uncle who was an inventor

Started by Peter H V Harris

1 May 8
Reply by Sarah McDonald

William Van Sommer

I'm researching William van Sommer, an amateur photographer working in autochrome process, from Weybridge in Surrey. I'd be grateful for an…

Started by Sarah McDonald

0 May 8

Erddig - The 1852 Servants Photograph

Erddig%20Historic%20Photo%20Group%20copy%203.pdf I am currently researching the historic photographs at Erddig the National Trust property…

Started by GEOFF RIMMER

1 Apr 29
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Identification - Portrait Photography taken from album dated 1862

Hello, last year I bought an album containing handwritten poems and some photographies. The first dated entry within the album is 22 Jan 18…

Started by Rebecca Talbot

0 Apr 22

Antique Enlarger

Howdy chaps. I am new to the forum so hello to one and all. I am after some infomation on a company called J Lancaster & Son who made p…

Started by Alex Burnham

3 Apr 21
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