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Last week saw the Cambridge News photography archive move to its new home at Trinity Mirror's central archive at Watford. The move was triggered due to the impending move of the Cambridge News from their Milton offices.
The negative archive starts in 1959, if anyone knows the whereabouts of the pre 1959 collection…Continue
Posted on November 20, 2017 at 9:30
Posted on November 2, 2017 at 10:35
Over the past five years as Trinity Mirror's archivist I have begun to bring together all its national and regional photographic archives into a central archive based at Watford.
What has become apparent that a number of the regional archives are incomplete and that no one person knows what happen to the them. There are Chinese whispers of…Continue
Posted on July 10, 2015 at 11:00
Its been a fantastic week in tracking down more information about the Daily Mirror's First World War photographers, especially George Mewes.
George went to Russia at the beginning of the war and became a Official Photographer with the Russian Imperial Army. As well as making a photographic record of the fortunes of the Russian army he wrote a series of articles which were syndicated around the world.
His description of the fall of Warsaw, the cost to the city and the…Continue
Posted on May 8, 2014 at 11:00