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Eric Butler commented on Allan Collier's blog post Pauline Heathcote Archives Bromley House Library.
"Thank you Allan, At Bromley House we have the 5 volume appendix to 'A Faithful Likeness'. We would like to make this available on line in the future, but in the meantime I can be contacted through British Photographic History or…"
Monday
Michael Pritchard commented on Eric Butler's blog post Pauline Heathcote Archive at Bromley House
"Alan -- you might want to take a look at this website http://www.midley.co.uk/ which carries a lot of the work which R Derek Wood undertook on various aspects of early photography. Some of his papers deal with the court cases Beard was…"
Jul 29
Hugh Ashley Rayner commented on Eric Butler's blog post Bourne & Shepard Kolkata studio closes
"As far as can be ascertained, the entire stock of B&S negatives and ciné films, together with any residual prints in stock, were all destroyed in the catastrophic attic storeroom fire at the studio in 1991. "
Nov 14, 2016
Julienne Pascoe commented on Eric Butler's blog post Bourne & Shepard Kolkata studio closes
"Does anyone have any information as to the status of the original Bourne & Shepherd inventory?"
Nov 13, 2016
Lorayne Branch commented on Eric Butler's blog post Bourne & Shepard Kolkata studio closes
"Samuel Bourne had shares in my great grandfathers photographic process, my great grandfather was the Australian inventor Henry Sutton who invented a new halftone process. The company was called Sutton's Photographic Process Syndicate Ltd, the…"
Jul 4, 2016
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Bourne & Shepard Kolkata studio closes

I have just found out that the Bourne and Shepard Photo studio in Kolkata has closed. For more information:…See More
Jun 27, 2016
Eric Butler commented on Eric Butler's blog post Advice: Bromley House Library- Photo Exhibition celebrating 175 years since Alfred Barber opened his Studio.
"Thanks Helen. "
Mar 5, 2016
Helen Trompeteler commented on Eric Butler's blog post Advice: Bromley House Library- Photo Exhibition celebrating 175 years since Alfred Barber opened his Studio.
"If you are trying to license an image for this use you would have to pay a fee for the scan and a reproduction fee. However buying prints for display purposes and showing these would be a cheaper option. (For example digital prints of works in the…"
Mar 4, 2016
Eric Butler posted a blog post

Advice: Bromley House Library- Photo Exhibition celebrating 175 years since Alfred Barber opened his Studio.

2016 marks 175 years since the first recorded photograph, a daguerreotype, was taken in Barber's studio in Bromley House Library,Nottingham.We would like to mount an exhibition celebrating Victorian photography in our picture gallery, in September and October this year. Unfortunately the Science museum want to charge a huge amount for each jpeg and the V and A even more.Is anyone aware of a more generous institution that would allow us to print and exhibit some good quality images by Victorian…See More
Mar 4, 2016
Eric Butler posted a blog post

Pauline Heathcote Archive at Bromley House

Bromley House, a private members library in Nottingham City centre has an interesting photographic history. It was the home of one of the first commercial photographic studios in the country when Alfred Barber opened a daguerreotype studio in 1841 under licence from Richard Beard.The late Pauline Heathcote carried out research…See More
Aug 24, 2015
Eric Butler posted a blog post

Pauline Heathcote Archive at Bromley House

Bromley House, a private members library in Nottingham City centre has an interesting photographic history. It was the home of one of the first commercial photographic studios in the country when Alfred Barber opened a daguerreotype studio in 1841 under licence from Richard Beard.The late Pauline Heathcote carried out research…See More
Aug 12, 2015
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Bourne & Shepard Kolkata studio closes

I have just found out that the Bourne and Shepard Photo studio in Kolkata has closed. For more information:…

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Posted on June 26, 2016 at 13:30 — 3 Comments

Advice: Bromley House Library- Photo Exhibition celebrating 175 years since Alfred Barber opened his Studio.

2016 marks 175 years since the first recorded photograph, a daguerreotype, was taken in Barber's studio in Bromley House Library,Nottingham.

We would like to mount an exhibition celebrating Victorian photography in our picture gallery, in September and October this year. Unfortunately the Science museum want to charge a huge amount for each jpeg and the V and A even more.

Is anyone aware of a more generous institution that would allow us to print and exhibit some good quality…

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Posted on March 3, 2016 at 16:30 — 2 Comments

Pauline Heathcote Archive at Bromley House

Bromley House, a private members library in Nottingham City centre has an interesting photographic history. It was the home of one of the first commercial photographic studios in the country when Alfred Barber opened a daguerreotype studio in 1841 under licence from Richard Beard.

The late Pauline Heathcote…

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Posted on August 12, 2015 at 8:30 — 3 Comments

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