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Rob Tooley commented on sara badia's blog post State of the art, British camera, 1862
"The link below shows a typical bellows camera from the 1860s for plates around 6 x 8", this example was actually made a little later but the design was the same as earlier models. www.earlyphotography.co.uk/site/entry_C283.htmlThis link will…"
Thursday
Gerry Palmer left a comment for Rob Tooley
"Please don't worry about the time scale, there's no hurry. I appreciate you taking the time to help. Is your 1/4 plate the Albion. Best regards,  Gerry."
Feb 7
Rob Tooley replied to Gerry Palmer's discussion The Guildford half plate camera.
"Hi, Must be a different book, this is the Photography Annual 1898 edited by Henry Sturmey pages 501 and 511. There is very little extra information and no advertisement unfortunately. But it gives a rough date for the camera. Rob"
Feb 4
Rob Tooley replied to Gerry Palmer's discussion The Guildford half plate camera.
"The Guildford is briefly reviewed in the Photography Annual of 1898, it was available as a camera body or as a 'set' which included a lens, roller-blind shutter and tripod. The company address is given as Guildford Street."
Feb 3
Rob Tooley replied to Robert Gray's discussion Information on Walter Dockree - Camera Maker
"Not much to add except he was working with Houghtons until around 1910, he then traded under his own name until joining Staley, Shew & Co. in 1915. After a few years he worked with or for Houghton-Butcher. Most of his patents are for reflex…"
Apr 2, 2015
Rob Tooley commented on Don Baldwin's blog post Fritz Kricheldorff
"Falchenberg mentions it in an article in Photographica World no. 16. Unfortunately I don't have the article to hand. Pretty sure it was not patented in the UK.  "
Dec 18, 2010
Rob Tooley replied to Dr. Stefan Hughes's discussion Frederick Scott Archer
"John Werge in "Evolution of Photography" quotes a letter in his possession from Mrs Archer stating that her husband was apprenticed to a bullion dealer in the City but does not give any further details."
Jun 4, 2010
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At 21:10 on February 7, 2017, Gerry Palmer said…

Please don't worry about the time scale, there's no hurry. I appreciate you taking the time to help. Is your 1/4 plate the Albion.

Best regards,  Gerry.

 
 
 

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