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Started this discussion. Last reply by Caroline Fuchs Dec 4, 2010.
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I am looking for the new owner of an autochrome that was auctioned by Dominic Winter in 2009. The auction website showed this jpg for lot number 863 captioned "Native North American, 1920, showing a seated man with a ?European child wearing a feather head dress". As I would like to reproduce this autochrome in my forthcoming book (and former PhD thesis) on Autochrome…Continue
Posted on December 2, 2016 at 12:00
I am currently engaged in research on the photographic network of R. Child Bayley (editor of the journal Photography) around 1904-1908. Does anyone know whether his letters or the files of the journal from that time are being kept somewhere? I tried contacting the offices of the current Amateur Photographer as it seems to be the post-post-post-successor of Photography, but had no luck so far. There are his letters to Alfred Stieglitz, that are kept in the Beinecke…Continue
Posted on September 8, 2016 at 14:00 — 1 Comment
I am looking for information about the best way to digitize 19th century photographs on paper. The Neue Pinakothek in Munich (Germany) has recently acquired a large collection of photographs from the nineteenth century. Processes range from early caloytpes (1840s) to Albumen prints and silver gelatine. At the moment tentative plans are being made to start a digitisation project.
I am looking for information on the conservational requirements regarding light and heat that should be…Continue
Posted on April 29, 2015 at 11:30 — 5 Comments
The European Society for the History of Photography celebrates photography's 175th anniversary with a volume dedicated to the conditions that formed the historiography of photography: Looking at 175 Years of Photohistory is edited by Miriam Halwani, Ulla…Continue
Posted on October 28, 2014 at 9:00