British photographic history

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Victorian photographic studio for sale

If you are looking for a property and a "project", you could become (like us) the owner of a former Victorian photographic studio! The prop…

Started by PetworthPenthouse

0 May 8, 2021

Leeds Architectural Photographer

Hi Guys, I am looking for any information that you may have on Edmund Wormald. A well regarded and influential photographer who had his own…

Started by Nicholas Brewer

6 May 6, 2021
Reply by Nicholas Brewer

Do you know of any Victorian daylight studios still existing in a recognisable form?

Of the many thousands (I believe that is no exaggeration?) of photographic studios that were established in the UK in the Victorian era, ho…

Started by PetworthPenthouse

17 May 2, 2021
Reply by María de los Santos García Felgu

Bill de Selincourt motor racing archive

I've just published a blog post about this collection of motor sports images that I bought at auction of and by Bill de Selincourt ( 1921-1…

Started by Ian Murray

0 Apr 12, 2021

Byrne & Co

Hi All, I'm wondering if anyone has come across Byrne & Co, 'Late with Hills & Saunders' Photographers to the Queen, Hill Street, R…

Started by Sandra Lawrence

0 Mar 29, 2021

Marcus Sparling-Crimean Banquet image

Does anyone know the location of a print of Marcus Sparling's image of the Crimean Banquet held in Dublin in October 1856? I have found rep…

Started by Adrienne Lundgren

0 Mar 18, 2021

Australian Studio !! ??

Hi there Ive been carrying out some family research and Ive found a photograph and I'm really struggling in finding out when the photograph…

Started by Jennifer Smith

0 Mar 16, 2021

Photohistory questionnaire for PhD thesis

Hello everyone, My name is David Croft and I am currently working on my PhD at De Montfort University. For my thesis I am trying to use var…

Started by David Croft

4 Mar 16, 2021
Reply by Michael Pritchard

British Journal of Photography, August 1982

Hey there!I'm trying to get hold of a copy of an article from the BJP's August 1982 issue. If anyone happens to have a copy of that magazin…

Started by Charlie

0 Mar 16, 2021

Documentation of the Orotone (Curt-Tone) process?

I've been making my own silver gelatine glass plates and am exploring ways to print and present positives. I'm intrigued by historical oro…

Started by Roger Hyam

11 Mar 11, 2021
Reply by Tony Tidswell


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