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Negative envelopes
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Is anyone interested in the envelopes that negatives were presented when the came back from the lab. such as Boots , Kodak, or the local chemist.

Started this discussion. Last reply by Tim Goldsmith Feb 3.

Bradford to the V&A
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The recent reports the RPS collection is returning to London is good news. However, I will need to rewrite my recent rant in my forthcoming book on Lyddell Sawyer. Many years ago, befor the internet,…Continue

Started this discussion. Last reply by Steve Lightfoot Mar 15, 2016.

Copyright of Photography
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Is there anyone out there that has a good grasp of photographic copyright. 1. Does it expire 70 years after the death of the photographer?2. Is it possible to acquire the copyright of images that…Continue

Started this discussion. Last reply by Alex Novak Jul 9, 2018.

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Tim Goldsmith replied to Geoff Lowe's discussion Negative envelopes
"Hi Geoff & not sure if you can post a picture here, if not my direct email is info@cameravalues.comRegardsTim"
Feb 3
Geoff Lowe replied to Geoff Lowe's discussion Negative envelopes
"Thanks Tim - Good article - There are about 60 here, some are quite early and there are a few duplicated. I don't suppose they fetched much at auction, but it would be interesting to know the sort of value they have. I have taken a photo of the…"
Feb 3
Tim Goldsmith replied to Geoff Lowe's discussion Negative envelopes
"Hi Geoff & I just sent you a scan of the article & some images via WeTranser. I hope you find them interesting.Tim"
Feb 3
Geoff Lowe replied to Geoff Lowe's discussion Negative envelopes
"Thats great I would love to read your article - plus any images that you have available. My email address is geoflowe@gmail.com"
Feb 1
Tim Goldsmith replied to Geoff Lowe's discussion Negative envelopes
"Hi Geoff & a little while ago I wrote an article on print envolopes for Tailboard, the magazine of the PCCGB. I can send you a scan of it if of interest. Also my proper job is photographic consultant for an auction company and we sold the…"
Feb 1
Geoff Lowe replied to Geoff Lowe's discussion Negative envelopes
"Does anyone specialise in this area? Some I have are quite early I imagine."
Jan 26
Geoff Lowe replied to Geoff Lowe's discussion Negative envelopes
"Sorry can't find Derbyshire ones. But must be fifty of sixty, with a few duplicates, some obviously quite early. I could send you a list. (Or some photos if I new how!)"
Jan 26
Geoff Lowe replied to Geoff Lowe's discussion Negative envelopes
"There is also a metal storage box with a 'Kodak' sign on an oval plate. Measures about 6x4.5 inches. Inside there are two book type folders. The number 339 is impressed in the lid next to the "kodak' sign. (how do I put a photo…"
Jan 25
Geoff Lowe replied to Geoff Lowe's discussion Negative envelopes
"Hi - I am helping the local charity shop with a large collection of documents which were being thrown out by a family who had no interest. It includes images from the 1860s to 1960s. Most of them boring portraits of clergy men and their travels in…"
Jan 23
Michael Pritchard replied to Geoff Lowe's discussion Negative envelopes
"Yes! Many are attractive in their own right. The Kodak ones from c1910 feature the Kodak girl, the Ensign and Ilford envelopes are coloured and they are reflect the prevailing design aesthetic of their period."
Jan 23
Brett Payne replied to Geoff Lowe's discussion Negative envelopes
"Yes, I am, and have a few. More specifically in those that were marked as having emmanated from photographic studios and processors in Derbyshire (England) and the Bay of Plenty (New Zealand), my two main areas of interest."
Jan 22
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Negative envelopes

Is anyone interested in the envelopes that negatives were presented when the came back from the lab. such as Boots , Kodak, or the local chemist.
Jan 22
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New book Lyddell Sawyer

"These publications are very interesting, because they show life in those days as it was in reality.Now, a very different life and other laws. Students every day are forced to do a lot of homework, so I decided to share with you…"
Dec 4, 2020
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The Swirle

"Based on this photo, you can make a good history lesson. It is now popular to use various google apps for education and printouts for training. Found a current selection of free applications for learning. Use for those who need it."
Oct 28, 2020
Geoff Lowe commented on Graham Barnes's blog post Woman at the Great Window (Photographer unknown)
"I have been in contact with the secretary of the Strathclyde Hotel when it opened in 1964, she says that the photograph is not in the hotel and is unlikely to be in any other building in Corby as she new the town very well. So back to square one!"
Jun 24, 2020
Geoff Lowe commented on Graham Barnes's blog post Woman at the Great Window (Photographer unknown)
"Hello again - The Strathclyde Hotel in Corby built around 1960 and is the possible location for your picture. If so your original instincts were right. Robert Rennie would be in his early 60s, with maybe his wife Jessie as model. The hotel would be…"
Jun 17, 2020

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Publication: Lyddell Sawyer (1856-1927), photographer

At long last my book on Lyddell Sawyer is here! Printed and Published! It has over eighty illustrations, 115 pages and 18000 words. Beautifully digitally printed with a soft cover. The price which will barely cover the costs is £15.00 plus the usual postage and packing.If anyone would like a copy please let me…

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At 23:01 on December 29, 2011, Paul Cordes said…

Hello Geoff,

I will be at the Photofair in February and look forward to viewing your list.

Best Regards

Paul

At 17:42 on October 27, 2011, Paul Cordes said…

Hello Geoff, it would be nice to see the photographs you have of Newcastle if that is possible.

Thanks Paul

 
 
 

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