British photographic history

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'I. GUY' Daguerrotype frame stamp

Hello all,   This leather-cased Claudet daguerrotype is dateable to c.1843-8. On the gilt or brass frame a name is stamped: 'I.GUY'. I have…

Started by Jayne Shrimpton

0 Jan 28, 2010

Robertson and Beato photographs of the Crimean War

Dear Colleagues I should like to know what holdings there are in British public collections. I am aware of the V&A holdings but not of…

Started by Mark Haworth-Booth

4 Jan 28, 2010
Reply by John Hannavy

Salon Catalogues

Does anyone know if any copies of the catalogue of the 1893 Photographic Salon exhibition survive, and if so, what libraries hold them?   M…

Started by Giles Hudson

2 Jan 25, 2010
Reply by Giles Hudson

French Stereo Images on Glass

Four boxes each containing about 10 stereo images of the Palace of Versailles and Fontainbleau have long been in our family. The printing o…

Started by Christopher J Steggles

2 Jan 22, 2010
Reply by Christopher J Steggles

Norton Brothers, British Guiana, and Everard im Thurn

Hi, I have a colleague who is studying botanical exploration in Latin America and particularly the work of Everard im Thurn, a British auth…

Started by James Morley

2 Jan 2, 2010
Reply by Marcel Safier

London 'then and now'

I am blogging about how London's buildings have changed since the 1870s, using photos taken this summer to compare with those taken by Henr…

Started by Colin Wight

0 Dec 8, 2009

The London Photographer Dorothy Wilding [1893-1976]

Hello all......(again) The late Dorothy Wilding is (or rather was) Britain's most famous female photographer. In fact she was the first wo…

Started by Peter West

2 Nov 28, 2009
Reply by Peter West

WILLIAM ENGLAND

Hello, I'm looking for a SV from William England called "The Glacier of Rhône - Switzerland" Thank's to help me.....

Started by Yves Biselx

1 Nov 26, 2009
Reply by Peter Blair

Linked Ring 1902 Bronze Plaque

Here's a bronze relief, 10 x 24 cm, signed with a copyright symbol and the name EMANUEL (only one "M" in the name.) In case it's not legibl…

Started by Bill Becker

2 Nov 12, 2009
Reply by Alan M. Preston

BSA Factory armoury road birmingham

Hi to everyone i am researching the history of the above factory one of Birminghams giants amongst many. Can anyone point me in the right d…

Started by richard perry

1 Nov 10, 2009
Reply by Philip Lea

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