British photographic history

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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
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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
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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
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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

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
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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
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