British photographic history

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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


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

Camille Silvy

As some members know, I am curating an exhibition in honour of Camille Silvy (1834-1910). It will be held in 2010 to mark the centenary of…

Started by Mark Haworth-Booth

18 Nov 9, 2009
Reply by Mark Haworth-Booth

Late Cabinet Print

Hi All, Can anyone date the mount of this unusual cabinet image - it is not a style I have seen before. And if there is anyone out there w…

Started by John Hannavy

3 Oct 30, 2009
Reply by Brett Payne

Harry Marshall Ward FRS (1854-1906)

Here's a platinum print of the botanist Harry Marshall Ward, Cambridge Professor credited with revolutionizing the study of Botany in Great…

Started by Bill Becker

1 Oct 24, 2009
Reply by Bill Becker

Carte de visite album

Dear friends, I am writing a MA dissertation on six albums of carte-de-visite. I'm looking for help in finding details about album factorie…

Started by Alice Cotelli

3 Aug 21, 2009
Reply by Michael Pritchard


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