Good to be in touch and interested to hear about Stewart. Equally interested in the Bronte mystery and happy to look at the original as I live close to Haworth.
All best, as ever..................Roger
I just collect old photographs and was curious about the structures as well. I noticed the German installations for the first time in Bad Sulza. That is why I found the web-site about the German Salt production. I learned a lot from your…"
The castle of Bad Kreuznach (Germany). The structures in the foreground are what the German call "Gradierwerk". With these structures salt was produced. At the left side of this picture the blindstamp tells: C.H. Jacobi, Creutznach. Bad Kreuznach…
This picture is from my collection. The blindstamp left under tells: C.H. Jacobi Creuznach. I never noticed the structures of the "gradierwerk" on this stereo view. You can see the castle of Bad Kreuznach in the background."
"These constructions look like installations for the production of salt in Germany. I have seen some of these constructions in Bad Sulza. The installation is called in german "gradierwerk": see for a description in German…"
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
"J Kuhn was active in Paris from 1885. He used the dry plate-process. His company was named "Compagnie Photographique"and was situated at the fashionable Rue de Rivoli 170-174-220, Paris. He was photographer of the Duke d'…"
"Most probably the picture was made by Robert. "Lous Robert and Victor Regnault both made large numbers of photographs on the grounds of the factory, depicting some of the same structures" See Laurie Dahlberg, Victor Regnault and the…"
"I wrote an article in Dutch in the Photohistorisch Tijdschrift under the title "Astronomen en zakkenrollers" ("astronomers and pickpockets"). That article was triggered by a French stereoscopic photograph that showed…"
Mar 18, 2011
Izaak Boone is now a member of British photographic history