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Dick Wood
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  • Juneau, Alaska
  • United States
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Researching British expatriates

A group for people interested in British expatriates who photographed in their adopted countries, or were photographed in their adopted countries.See More
Aug 10
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Bronte Sisters Photo Discovery

Bronte MysteryThere are no known photographs of the Bronte Sisters but an 'alleged' photo of them has been discovered.It needs authenticating. Can anyone help the researcher?The photo is thought to be a Collodion copy of a Daguerreotype. The photographer who they think copied it is John Stewart of Pau, France & London, England. He was brother-in-law of Sir John Herschel.The original photo must have been taken before Emily died in 1848.Why is there is no backdrop, just a brick wall?How to…See More
Jul 25
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Portuguese Photography

A Group for everyone interessed in History of Portuguese PhotographySee More
Jul 25
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Would the real Reuben Albertstone please stand up.

For decades I didn't know what Reuben Albertstone, pioneer Sitka photographer, looked like. The problem was W.H. Case's "Pioneers of Alaska 1887" collage photograph. Case assembled portraits from pioneers who were in Alaska before 1888 into one huge photo collage. One is on display at the Juneau-Douglas City Museum. Here is info from the Alaska State Library's collection: "In 1908, W.H. Case, a Juneau photographer, prepared a pictorial display of pioneer portraits. The photographs copied here…See More
Jul 25
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Researching British expatriates

A group for people interested in British expatriates who photographed in their adopted countries, or were photographed in their adopted countries.See More
Jun 28
PATRICK J FENECH joined Dick Wood's group
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Researching British expatriates

A group for people interested in British expatriates who photographed in their adopted countries, or were photographed in their adopted countries.See More
Jan 29, 2016
David Ruffles joined Dick Wood's group
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Researching British expatriates

A group for people interested in British expatriates who photographed in their adopted countries, or were photographed in their adopted countries.See More
Jul 14, 2015
Natasha Barrett joined Dick Wood's group
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Researching British expatriates

A group for people interested in British expatriates who photographed in their adopted countries, or were photographed in their adopted countries.See More
Jun 8, 2015
Dean DeRosa commented on Dick Wood's group Researching British expatriates
"See my recent blog post: Unidentified Photographer: "Gen Lee's Slaves". I am interested in determining whether the unidentified photographer is GD Wakely, an Englishman and pioneer photographer in the United States. I am…"
Nov 6, 2014
Dean DeRosa joined Dick Wood's group
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Researching British expatriates

A group for people interested in British expatriates who photographed in their adopted countries, or were photographed in their adopted countries.See More
Nov 6, 2014
Angela Kelly commented on Dick Wood's group Researching British expatriates
"I am interested in researching photographs about Irish and UK immigrants who left the UK during the Potato Famine years ( 1847 )and settled in the Colonies."
Oct 5, 2014
Angela Kelly joined Dick Wood's group
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Researching British expatriates

A group for people interested in British expatriates who photographed in their adopted countries, or were photographed in their adopted countries.See More
Oct 5, 2014
Sergio Kato joined Dick Wood's group
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Researching British expatriates

A group for people interested in British expatriates who photographed in their adopted countries, or were photographed in their adopted countries.See More
Jun 14, 2014
Francis Dyson joined Dick Wood's group
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Researching British expatriates

A group for people interested in British expatriates who photographed in their adopted countries, or were photographed in their adopted countries.See More
May 28, 2014
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Researching British expatriates

A group for people interested in British expatriates who photographed in their adopted countries, or were photographed in their adopted countries.See More
May 6, 2014
Gael Newton commented on Dick Wood's group Researching British expatriates
"Thanks Marcel   I shall contact Allan. The seminar has turned into a weekend of events including talks for both the Indonesian historical show Garden of the East and our contemporary photomedia from Asia photogallery display but with a…"
Apr 7, 2014

Dick Wood's Blog

My Photo

"My Photo" is much more interesting than my own mug. It's William West Kirkby, the first Anglican missionary to reach the Yukon Territory (in 1859). He was from Lincolnshire and studied at Oxford. In 1861 Kirkby and two Canadian Indian guides canoed down the Mackenzie River, north toward the Arctic Ocean, then up the Peel River to Fort McPherson, and finally west via the Porcupine River to the Hudson's Bay Company post at Fort Yukon. In 1861 Fort Yukon was in Russian America. In 1867 Alaska… Continue

Posted on April 6, 2009 at 8:51

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