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I thought I would share an image (carbon print on porcelain plaque) of these lady chess players in my collection. The plaque measures 13x17 cm approximately. The composition reminded me of similar images by Lewis Carroll.
Any information about authorship would be welcomed.
Posted on November 12, 2012 at 19:00
Seeing a new copy of a Calotype for identification in the recent blogs made me think of a calotype in my collection. It measures approximately 18x11 cm. I enclose images of the Calotype and watermark which reads Turner photo paper. I would appreciate any comments about the location of the bridge and the…Continue
Posted on May 29, 2012 at 9:00 — 1 Comment
In his television series "Britain's First Photo Album", broadcast on the 12th March on BBC2, John Sergeant repeatedly refers to the John Thomson photo of "Covent Garden Flower Women" as having been taken by Francis Frith.
He also shows another Thomson photo "Covent Garden Labourers" in…Continue
Posted on March 25, 2012 at 10:27 — 2 Comments
Here is a cased and tinted salt print of a young man by Gustave Le Gray taken between 1856 and 1860. I decided to create this blog because I have not come across another during my 20 years of collecting.
I would appreciate comments by members who might have seen or own similar items. Kind regards,…Continue
Posted on March 10, 2012 at 16:00