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Postcards from photographs, 1912
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Does anyone have information on Geo. Moore, who made postcards from photographs of performers?  With which firm was he associated? He sent a query to the British Journal of Photography (Feb. 16,…Continue

Tags: Act, of, 1911, Copyright, [British]

Started this discussion. Last reply by Barbara Cohen-Stratyner Dec 4.

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Barbara Cohen-Stratyner replied to Barbara Cohen-Stratyner's discussion Postcards from photographs, 1912
"Thank you for the information on Vandamm.  Do you know of information on Moore or  source of information on the postcard manufacturers or making postcards from photographs in the period?  I am trying to determine whether this was a…"
Dec 4
Barbara Cohen-Stratyner replied to Barbara Cohen-Stratyner's discussion Postcards from photographs, 1912
"Yes, I saw, but could not identify, the photographs there.  I was also thrilled to find the complete curriculum for the Regents Polytechnic.  She moved to NYC in 1923 for the remainder of her long, successful career.  Her collection…"
Nov 21
Sara Dominici replied to Barbara Cohen-Stratyner's discussion Postcards from photographs, 1912
"A number of photographs taken by Florence Vandamm at her London studio are in the University of Westminster Archive: http://archivesearch.westminster.ac.uk/CalmView/Record.aspx?src=CalmView.Catalog&id=VAN"
Nov 21
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Postcards from photographs, 1912

Does anyone have information on Geo. Moore, who made postcards from photographs of performers?  With which firm was he associated? He sent a query to the British Journal of Photography (Feb. 16, 1912) asking how the new Copyright Act (of 1911) impacted on his business.  My question relates to research on Florence Vandamm, who was one of the photographers cited, for the upcoming conference on photography and copyright in the long 19th century. Thank youSee More
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Florence Vandamm: blog starts, exhibition to come

We at the New York Public Library for the Performing Arts have been investigating the early London career of British photographer Florence Vandamm, who worked in NYC from 1924 to her retirement in 1962.  We discovered that she opened her first studio in London in 1908.  This site has been very helpful at providing…

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