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Nineteenth Century Pacfic Phtographers A - Z Online Wiki
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Hi everyoneI have just created a Wikispace which contains an A - Z listing of nineteenth-century Pacific photographers with short bios, location of photographic holdings etc.The original list was…Continue

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Geoff Barker commented on Michael Pritchard's blog post Barnardo's archive 'up for grabs' or destruction (UPDATED)
"So far over 420 people from around the globe have signed this petition - https://www.change.org/en-AU/petitions/save-barnardo-s-photographic-archive-find-a-new-home-for-the-original-photographs and one of the most astonishing things about…"
Jul 23, 2013
Geoff Barker commented on Michael Pritchard's blog post Barnardo's archive 'up for grabs' or destruction
"After hearing this disturbing news from gavinmaitland80@hotmail.com & martine.king@barnardos.org.uk I set up a Petition Save the Barnardo's Photo archive to lobby UK Minister for Arts - to spread Gavin and Martine's news…"
Jul 20, 2013
Marcel Safier commented on Geoff Barker's blog post Freeman Brothers Photographic Studio - large format glass plates
"Geoff, the Freeman story is an interesting one and they were amongst the earliest practitioners to begin in photography that worked in Australia along with the Duryeas, Goodman and Kilburn. James Freeman died in Haverfordwest, Pembrokeshire in 1870…"
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Geoff Barker commented on Geoff Barker's blog post Freeman Brothers Photographic Studio - large format glass plates
"Hi Marcel - thanks for the extra info much appreciated -  any idea why James went back to England? I think I should just add that there are a few other items, like these plates, that were not in the State Library acquisition. The Macleay…"
Nov 23, 2011
Marcel Safier commented on Geoff Barker's blog post Freeman Brothers Photographic Studio - large format glass plates
"Hi Geoff, I enjoyed seeing this fresh information on the Freeman Brothers. I have investigated their English origins, Victor Albert Prout and the George family of photographers that included Eden George of Eden Society Studios. Harold…"
Nov 22, 2011
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Freeman Brothers Photographic Studio - large format glass plates

 Over the last couple of months I have been working on a previously uncatalogued collection of large format, 50.8 cm x 44.5 cm, glass plate negatives donated to the Powerhouse Museum…See More
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Focussing on all facets of the history of the carte de visite and the photographers that made them in Great Britain and around the world.See More
Nov 22, 2011
Geoff Barker replied to Geoff Barker's discussion Nineteenth Century Pacfic Phtographers A - Z Online Wiki
"Hi Peter - thanks for this. Yes I had a bit of a trawl through this and I thought it was a nice publication - interestingly there is an image in here (Apia and wharf I think from memory) credited in the neg to Burton Brother while there is an exact…"
Oct 12, 2011
Peter van de Kamp replied to Geoff Barker's discussion Nineteenth Century Pacfic Phtographers A - Z Online Wiki
"I do not know if you are familiar with this title. REEDIJK,H., Burton Brothers Photographers in New Zealand 1866-1898, Amsterdam 1998. Soft cover 21 x 25 cm. 87 pag. met 75 foto's. Text in Dutch and English."
Oct 10, 2011
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Nineteenth Century Pacfic Phtographers A - Z Online Wiki

Hi everyoneI have just created a Wikispace which contains an A - Z listing of nineteenth-century Pacific photographers with short bios, location of photographic holdings etc.The original list was created as a part of my Masters thesis but the online version can be found at http://tinyurl.com/3mlp94v Anyone interested in updating or research into this area of photography please feel free to join or pass the link on to others who may be interested in…See More
Aug 31, 2011
Geoff Barker replied to Jayne Shrimpton's discussion Early ambrotypes (collodion positives)
"Hi Gael I was thinking that this may have been due to the desire to commercially reproduce prints from the negative that stopped the photographer from converting the negative into a one-off ambrotype."
Aug 16, 2010
Geoff Barker replied to Graham Wood's discussion Stereoviews of the 1862 London Exhibition by the London Stereoscopic Co
"Hi Derek Only one definite"No. 164 REBECCA AT THE WELL, BY DAVIS " "THE INTERNATIONAL EXHIBITION OF 1862" but I will see if I can dig up the catalogue of 1862 views Tex Treadwell sent me a few years back and check for more later…"
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Freeman Brothers Photographic Studio - large format glass plates

  Over the last couple of months I have been working on a previously uncatalogued collection of large format, 50.8 cm x 44.5 cm, glass plate…

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