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Where to buy Secol protection sleeves in London

Hi! I've tried to order some Secol (http://www.secol.co.uk/) archival protection sleeves, but apparently they do not ship to foreign destin…

Started by Jose Manuel Martins Ferreira

4 Mar 20, 2011
Reply by Pierre Spake

Frederick Scott Archer

I am currently writing a book on the History of Astrophotography, called ‘Catchers of the Light’.   Although it is about astronomical photo…

Started by Dr. Stefan Hughes

11 Mar 18, 2011
Reply by Izaak Boone

Collotype - Fratelli Alinari

Dear All I am current researching the subject of Collotypes, these are prints produced by the italian company Fratelli Alinari. Link below.…

Started by Duncan Caratacus Clark

0 Mar 18, 2011

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

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