British photographic history

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Carte de Visite by Oscar Rejlander

I inherited a carte de visite by Oscar Rejlander and wanted to find out more about the photo. Do you think this is just a copy of one of hi…

Started by Tim Foat

0 Sep 29, 2019

John Spiller

John Spiller was appointed as the photographer at the Royal Arsenal in Woolwich in 1861, he is credited with setting up the photographic de…

Started by David Barker

2 Sep 24, 2019
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Hogg's manual 1843

Does anyone know where there is a copy of Jabez Hogg's anonymously published pamphlet Photography Made Easy. A Practical Manual of Photogra…

Started by Steve Edwards

0 Sep 2, 2019

identifying photo studio (1907-1908) WHiTE?

Hi! This is my first post! I need help in identifying the photo-studio where this photo was shot, probably 1907, or very early 1908, when t…

Started by Harold Goffin

0 Jul 22, 2019

J. Kuhn Albumen prints, Paris

Can anyone point me to a source of information about the publisher / photographer J. Kuhn in 19th-century Paris? I've just bought a huge al…

Started by Noelle Sullivan

5 Jul 20, 2019
Reply by Gael Newton

watkins method of factorial development.... circa a long time ago...

I found a watkins Eikronometer and am trying to find info on the watkins factorial development method. Would like to know if there is a m…

Started by darrin hill

2 Jul 19, 2019
Reply by Richard Sullivan HonFRPS

watkins method of factorial development.... circa a long time ago...

I found a watkins Eikronometer and am trying to find info on the watkins factorial development method. Would like to know if there is a m…

Started by darrin hill

0 Jul 18, 2019

Quest to find photos featuring MAITLAND NSW AUSTRALIA by Elijah Hart, Morris Moss and others

Started by Peter Francis Smith

1 Jul 11, 2019
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I.W.Taber - Which is which?

Can anybody help me with the confusion over Isaac West Taber and Isaiah West Taber - Are they the same person? I am researching East London…

Started by Robert Gray

1 Jul 11, 2019
Reply by Michael Pritchard

Looking for early photos of the Menai Suspension and Britannia Tubular Bridges

This year is the 200th anniversary of the first stone being laid for the construction of the Menai Suspension Bridge. This predates photogr…

Started by Paul Kay

10 Jul 10, 2019
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