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RPS Historical Group Recreating the Past

I thought it might cause some amusement to post this picture from an the event held last weekend in Bath by the RPS Historical Group.

My picture touches four periods of photography: The sitter is David Burder, Daguerreotype aficionado, being photographed by Dr Guy Brown using a freshly made collodion wet plate in…

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Posted on July 13, 2013 at 21:00 — 4 Comments

Worktown Photographs of Humphrey Spender

I heard about this interesting photographic archive on the radio today.  Perhaps the images are not quite as old as many of the photographs discussed here but nevertheless this collection of photographs of life in Bolton just before the Second World War is fascinating.

All of these pictures were taken by…

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Posted on February 25, 2013 at 20:00

Fantastic morning with John Falconer at the British Library as a part the London Festival of Photography

Along with a group of other keenly interested visitors we were treated to a feast of wonderful Fox Talbot and Calotype treasures (Including access to the fantastic Hill and Adamson Album).

On the train in to London in the morning I typed Fox Talbot into my Kindle store search engine and was delighted to find the text of the Pencil of Nature can be downloaded as a free edition.  Having just read Talbots narrative in which he looks forward in places far sightedly to the possibilities…

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Posted on June 21, 2012 at 19:59 — 1 Comment

On a Hill Road... The stereo legacy of a Scottish amateur photographer in 1902

For most of the last 10 years I've been working on a book about a Scottish amateur photographer by the name of Andrew Milne who…

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Posted on May 9, 2012 at 19:00

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At 15:59 on July 9, 2014, Edward McCann said…

Greetings again from Montreal, Ian -- thought I'd correct my mistake -- Helen's Island should , of course, read Ellen's Island. In fact were I'm sending this from The Atwater Library { I'm volunteer curator here of historical collections } and the volunteer in our computer room is a woman from Scotland named Ellen.

Regards, Ed

At 21:22 on July 7, 2014, Edward McCann said…

Thanks for your follow-up,Ian. Mr Wilson, I agree, is underrated.

Landscapes never much interested me -- Alex Henderson of Montreal was an exception -- until I saw a stereo of Helen's Island by GWW -- the composition made yours truly a believer in poetic landscapes. Best, Ed

At 9:46 on March 14, 2010, Ian Wallace said…
I've life long interest in photography and am currently working on a book featuring a collection of stereo photographs from around 1902.
 
 
 

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