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Started this discussion. Last reply by Brett Payne Oct 30, 2009.

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British waxed paper users

I am in the early stages of a project designed to establish a database of British users of Gustave le Gray's waxed paper process in the 1850s and would delighted to hear from collectors and curators who might have contemporary salt or albumen prints from waxed paper negatives in their collections. A low res thumbnail of any image would be a very useful addition.

I am interested in the work of any UK-born photographer who used the process, wherever in the world he or she might have…


Posted on September 18, 2014 at 14:30

Does anyone recognise this school?

The location of the school in this image of young women practising tennis and lacrosse has eluded me for years. The other images in the album were predominantly Scottish, so I would love to think it was a Scottish school, but have no leads whatsoever at the moment. If anyone can suggest where it might be, I'd be delighted. Thanks. John Hannavy…


Posted on February 13, 2012 at 18:00

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