British photographic history

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Portraits of “The Marquis Tseng”

Recently, I found two cabinet portraits of “The Marquis Tseng” in Cheshire. He was a Chinese diplomat who was minister (or ambassador) to t…

Started by Ray Zhu

5 Mar 17, 2011
Reply by Gael Newton

Catalogue of the RPS Exhibition 1918

I am looking for the catalogue of the RPS Exhibiton in 1918. Unfortunately, the only copy of the Photographic Journal of 1918 I have access…

Started by Caroline Fuchs

1 Mar 16, 2011
Reply by Michael Pritchard

Seeking information about a Billcliff camera with Ross lens

Hello,   I recently purchased a Billcliff large format field camera with a Ross lens, dated between 1875 - 1890, and I am trying to gather…

Started by Bill Wolff

0 Mar 13, 2011

William England Catalogue of Swiss Views

I have been trying to bring up to date Treadwell's catalogue of William England Views of Switzerland (Alpine Club).  If anyone is intereste…

Started by Peter Blair

1 Feb 22, 2011
Reply by Peter Blair

Agius from Malta

I am looking for biographic information about the photographer Horatio Agius (1840-january 1910) who had worked in Malta around 1858 to c.1…

Started by Lebrec, Yves

1 Feb 17, 2011
Reply by PATRICK J FENECH

Richmond or Chicago?

This set of half steroes is titled 'American Civil War - Ruins of Richmond, Virginia, 1862.' However we have a second identical set marked…

Started by Sarah McDonald

5 Feb 10, 2011
Reply by Sarah McDonald

Ifor Thomas

Hello all. I visit seldom - would like to see more pictures and at a more generous size.  Talking about a site devoted to british Photograp…

Started by Jackie Mackay

0 Jan 21, 2011

Antique photograph shops in London

Hi! Would anyone be so kind as to recommend one or two shops / dealers of antique photographs in London? I will be there in approximately o…

Started by Jose Manuel Martins Ferreira

3 Jan 17, 2011
Reply by James Kerr

Albumen Photographs by S. S Soley, Gloucester.

Hello from "across the pond"! I'm a photography collector who recently purchased four albumen photographs that have a blindstamp to the mou…

Started by John Minichiello

3 Dec 11, 2010
Reply by Marcel Safier

Photographic Societies

Dear friends,   I am presently starting my research about photographic associations in XIX / early XX centuries. In fact, it is my intentio…

Started by victoria bonet

6 Dec 11, 2010
Reply by victoria bonet

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