This is the original text from the Newcastle University Library where the daguerreotypes were discovered:
Lost Treasure!.....", The American voice cried down the phone. By this time I was beginning to suspect that the contents of…"
"The jacket is a Norwegian sweater, much used by local fishermen.
The photograph was taken 3 weeks ago on an old tailboard camera. Format 1/2 Plate Glass Ambrotype using the wet plate collodion method."
"I would be really fascinated to see the copy On The Production of Photographs in Pigments. Swan's Process from 1867. It is a bit early for my present research but extremely relevant non the less as I am looking at colour in the…"
Thanks for your reply. I will be visiting London soon and hope to make a visit to the print Museum.
We are planning an exhibition in memory of Joseph Swan, he made great advances in perfecting carbon printing.
Ideally, we would like to…"
"Have you looked at the St Brides Print Museum off Fleet street? I know that they have some of the Autotype archives and if I remember correctly there was some correspondence that may be useful. I would be very interested to learn more about…"