British photographic history

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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
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Early Welsh Salon of Photography (1915-)

I am seeking information on the Welsh Salon of Photography which was started in Cardiff in 1914.  I believe their were 4-5 salons in the fi…

Started by Matthew Mawson

0 Dec 10, 2010

"biograph picture" | A photographer named "Salomon"

Hi everyone, I writing a PhD dissertation on the autochrome in England. I have two question I would appreciate some help with:- In an artic…

Started by Caroline Fuchs

10 Dec 4, 2010
Reply by Caroline Fuchs

Information about Arts Council photographic exhibtions between 1946 to 1969

Hi,Can anyone help on this ?I writing an essay and found a mention on one site as follows :  "In post war Britain, between 1946…

Started by Peter Stevens

11 Dec 2, 2010
Reply by Matthew Mawson

Early ambrotypes (collodion positives)

Hello all I am often sent privately-owned ambrotypes to work on. Most of them are dateable from dress to the mid-late 1850s or early 1860s…

Started by Jayne Shrimpton

29 Sep 20, 2010
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article by Gerry Badger

Does anyone one know in which publication the article by Gerry Badger entitled "On British Photography, Some Personal Thoughts" was first p…

Started by MathildeB

2 Sep 13, 2010
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