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  • Brentwood, Essex
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Ruth Wilcock replied to Gavin Maitland's discussion Seaside Tintypes:
"Marcel, I've just looked at your website and seen that you have listed American Gem Portrait studios in the UK. You do not mention Whitby, but it may well be amongst the "fresh information to be added" that you mention. Just in case…"
Feb 11, 2013
Ruth Wilcock commented on Michael Pritchard's blog post Anniversaries in 2013
"Frank Meadow Sutcliffe, photographer of Whitby and district, born Headingley, Leeds, 6 October 1853 [160th anniversary]. Involved as campaigner with Professional Photographers Association and Photographic Copyright Union in 1890s. Member of The…"
Jan 4, 2013
Ruth Wilcock replied to John Ashby's discussion Masonic Image in the group Carte de Visite
"John, It might be worth your while contacting the librarian at the United Grand Lodge of England http://www.freemasonry.london.museum/. They also have some useful information on line, I don't have any photos showing people wearing masonic…"
Dec 16, 2012
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Early Whitby Photographers: talk 26 Sept.2012

Ruth Wilcock, the author of Whitby Photographers, their lives and their photographs from the 1840s, will be giving an illustrated talk on Early Whitby Photographers at Whitby Museum, Pannett Park, Whitby, YO21 1RE, on Wednesday 26 September 2012 at 2.15pm. Non-members are welcome, £1.For more information see: …See More
Sep 4, 2012
Ruth Wilcock replied to Paul Godfrey's discussion Seaside Photographers
"Certainly, Paul, Keep up the good work! Best wishes, Ruth"
May 24, 2012
Ruth Wilcock replied to Paul Godfrey's discussion Seaside Photographers
"Paul,I am sending scans of the backs. Happy Snaps says "Scarborough and Whitby". You can compare the writing on the Walking Pictures photo with the others you have.Best wishes,Ruth. "
May 24, 2012
Ruth Wilcock replied to Paul Godfrey's discussion Seaside Photographers
"On their way!"
May 24, 2012
Ruth Wilcock replied to Paul Godfrey's discussion Seaside Photographers
"Paul, I show a couple of examples of "walkies" in my book, Whitby Photographers their lives and their photographs from the 1840s, and can let you have scans, if you wish, They are from Happy Snaps [c.1920] and Walking…"
May 22, 2012
Ruth Wilcock replied to Marcel Safier's discussion Marcus Guttenberg - new on-line biography in the group Carte de Visite
May 7, 2012
Ruth Wilcock replied to Marcel Safier's discussion Marcus Guttenberg - new on-line biography in the group Carte de Visite
"Thanks, Marcel, for drawing our attention to this excellent biography. Well done, Ron, it makes very interesting reading. How fascinating that Friese Green was his apprentice. I was delighted to read more about Guttenberg, as I devote a paragraph to…"
May 6, 2012
Ruth Wilcock commented on Simon Robinson's blog post Spotlight Photos GB
"Simon, I was interested to see that Walking Pictures was a branded paper & attach the back of the photo in question for your interest. Ruth"
Feb 18, 2012
Ruth Wilcock commented on Simon Robinson's blog post Spotlight Photos GB
"Simon, In my book Whitby Photographers, their lives & their photographs from the 1840s [published www.towlard.com]  I show examples of photos by Happy Snaps & Walking Pictures. Happy Snaps is listed in a directory for…"
Feb 15, 2012
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Focussing on all facets of the history of the carte de visite and the photographers that made them in Great Britain and around the world.See More
Dec 2, 2011
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Nov 10, 2011

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Early Whitby Photographers: talk 26 Sept.2012

Ruth Wilcock, the author of Whitby Photographers, their lives and their photographs from the 1840s, will be giving an illustrated talk on Early Whitby Photographers at Whitby Museum, Pannett Park, Whitby, YO21 1RE, on Wednesday 26 September 2012 at 2.15pm. Non-members are welcome, £1.

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