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Photographs to be located, identification of military personnel, and the Author of albumen prints
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First of all I apologize for my bad English.I get in touch with this forum because recently I found two albumen prints that have no description, no photographer’s name, and I’d like the members will…Continue

Started this discussion. Last reply by Roberto Caccialanza Jul 3.

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Roberto Caccialanza replied to Roberto Caccialanza's discussion Photographs to be located, identification of military personnel, and the Author of albumen prints
"Very interesting! I meant the man on the left, who seems to have nothing to do with the parade (see attached file). Roberto"
Jul 3
John Cloake replied to Roberto Caccialanza's discussion Photographs to be located, identification of military personnel, and the Author of albumen prints
"Hi Roberto,  That's helpful as that makes that unit the 14th Regiment of Foot. A link to their history is below.  https://wiki.fibis.org/w/14th_Regiment_of_Foot It looks as though India tours could fit with both images (though I…"
Jul 2
Roberto Caccialanza replied to Roberto Caccialanza's discussion Photographs to be located, identification of military personnel, and the Author of albumen prints
"Thank you John for your quick reply and for your help. The number is "14", for sure: I can read it clearly on the uniform of the second man seated at the right of the drum. Unfortunately no distinctive or particular sign in the photograph…"
Jul 2
John Cloake replied to Roberto Caccialanza's discussion Photographs to be located, identification of military personnel, and the Author of albumen prints
"Roberto  This is just a quick response to start the process.  These appear to be a British line infantry regiment serving in India. The image with the group posing in front of a building with a drum looks to be about 1890.  They…"
Jul 2
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Photographs to be located, identification of military personnel, and the Author of albumen prints

First of all I apologize for my bad English.I get in touch with this forum because recently I found two albumen prints that have no description, no photographer’s name, and I’d like the members will help me understand what it is.In a case I found that it is a Sikh regiment, but nothing else… In the center-left of the same image there is a bearded man with a hat and stick that could be (???) the photographer.Best regards,Roberto Caccialanza (Cremona, Italy)Contacts:…See More
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Publication: Stefano Lecchi, pupil of Daguerre: The last biography

An international study by Roberto Caccialanza of Stefano Lecchi, has been published by the European Society for the History of Photography (ESHPh), based in Vienna. The text, unreleased, was selected for publication by the ESHPh: the article is available in open access and…
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Posted on March 24, 2017 at 10:30

Leandro Crozat: the patented invention of the photographic double ground...

In Italy the phrase “Photographic double ground - Crozat System - Patented” is well known by professionals as well as by vintage and historycal photography lovers. Indeed, it is stamped on the back of hundreds of cartes de visite produced in Italy between the second half of the 1860s and the early Seventies. Nevertheless, the information about the procedure as well as the biography of its inventor have hardly been…

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Posted on January 12, 2017 at 21:30

Publication: Crozat's photographic system in Ireland and the UK

The 'Crozat's Photographic System' in Ireland and in the UK,1864-1871Irish and/or British researchers of the history of photography and collectors who want to share information about the spread of the 'Crozat's…

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Posted on January 9, 2017 at 12:30 — 1 Comment

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