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John Spiller
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John Spiller was appointed as the photographer at the Royal Arsenal in Woolwich in 1861, he is credited with setting up the photographic department in the Royal Laboratories at that time.My…Continue

Started this discussion. Last reply by David Barker Mar 19.

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David Barker replied to David Barker's discussion John Spiller
Mar 19
Kelley Wilder replied to David Barker's discussion John Spiller
"Dear David, I've also been hunting Spiller over the last few years. His papers are much dispersed. There are some letters to William Crookes in the Wellcome Library, and a few prints in the Royal Photographic Society Collection at the V&A.…"
Mar 19
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John Spiller - update

Some while ago I posted asking if anyone knew where John Spillers negatives went to. Just an update; no one has responded, but maybe some-one, some-where does!See: http://britishphotohistory.ning.com/forum/topics/john-spillerSee More
Aug 5, 2020
David Barker replied to David Barker's discussion John Spiller
"Thank you for that info Anthony, it doesn't get me any nearer finding the original negatives but is very interesting non the less, I find it quite extraordinary that altho' Spiller was very early in his field and ended up as President of…"
Sep 24, 2019
Anthony Hamber replied to David Barker's discussion John Spiller
"Dear David You may already have this... but just in case.... John Spiller photographed Garibaldi at his studio in the Royal Arsenal in April 1864. See “Photograph of Garibaldi”, Photographic News, 22 April 1864 p. 204.  The…"
Sep 23, 2019

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John Spiller - update

Some while ago I posted asking if anyone knew where John Spillers negatives went to. Just an update; no one has responded, but maybe some-one, some-where does!

See: http://britishphotohistory.ning.com/forum/topics/john-spiller

Posted on August 3, 2020 at 13:00

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