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Anthony Hamber replied to Robyn Matthews's discussion Books/texts on the history of photographic collections in the UK
"For an comprehensive examination of Blackmore's use of Photography, his eponymous museum in Salisbury.and the significance of his library, see my study "Collecting the American West The Rise and Fall of William Blackmore" (Hobnob…"
Jan 17
Anthony Hamber replied to Ben Richter's discussion Wood Block Photo Printing?
"Photo-on-wood was being experimented with at the end of the 1840s. The Illustrated London News was shown samples of the process in 1851... But did not adopt it for its illustrations for another decade. Thomas Bolton was known (and credited) for his…"
Oct 16, 2018
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"I am reading ‘Collecting the American West’ (are you the author?) . I am living in the Blackmore Museum."
Feb 24, 2018

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At 18:51 on February 24, 2018, Noorie said…
I am reading ‘Collecting the American West’ (are you the author?) . I am living in the Blackmore Museum.
At 17:58 on April 19, 2011, Ivete Batista da Silva Almeida said…

Hello, Professor Hamber.

 

I am studying the processes of photomechanical reproduction in the nineteenth century in Brazil. Read your texts over England and I have a question: how was the photographer’s situation in the second half of the nineteenth centrury? Here in Brazil, we had some photographers like Leuzinger or Marc Ferrez who were highly respected and famous in the second half of the nineteenth. And in England? Just the image was ‘a celebrity’ or the photographer was a celebrity too?

 
 
 

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