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Hills and Saunders Harrow glass plate negatives now being offered for sale

As some of you may have spotted, some glass negatives from the massive archive of the Harrow studio of Hills and Saunders have recently started to be offered for sale on eBay.The seller is Pete…Continue

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Victorian daylight studios still existing in a recognisable form
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As we all know, during the Victorian era, thousands of photographic portrait studios were established in Britain.The question is, how many have survived to this day in a recognisable form? The only…Continue

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Hills and Saunders Harrow glass plate negatives now being offered for sale

As some of you may have spotted, some glass negatives from the massive archive of the Harrow studio of Hills and Saunders have recently started to be offered for sale on eBay.The seller is Pete Boswell who acquired the archive a few years ago.Pete says that people may use this index:http://freepages.rootsweb.com/~victorianphotographs/family/hills/hills.htm to identify plates from the collection, and his…See More
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PetworthPenthouse replied to PetworthPenthouse's discussion Victorian daylight studios still existing in a recognisable form
"Thank you Geoffrey. I see it doesn't currently have a glazed roof - I wonder if it ever did? Also intriguing that it has a north facing wall, yet it is the south side that has windows. It seems it was built in 1842 on top of a building…"
Oct 8
G.W. Tucker. replied to PetworthPenthouse's discussion Victorian daylight studios still existing in a recognisable form
"Hi Richard,  The structure of the first photographic studio in Exeter dating from 1839 can still be seen atop the Locomotive Inn, in New North Road. It was operated from 1842 by William Gill who obtained a daguerreotype licence from Richard…"
Oct 8
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Victorian daylight studios still existing in a recognisable form

As we all know, during the Victorian era, thousands of photographic portrait studios were established in Britain.The question is, how many have survived to this day in a recognisable form? The only ones I have managed to identify so far are listed below.I am sure that participants of this forum will know of others - please will you submit them?R Clapperton, Selkirk. Built 1867. Ceased as a museum in 2017, but hopefully building still standing.Grand Imperial Studio, Preston, Lancs. 1879-?.…See More
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