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Steven Evans commented on Steven Evans's blog post Unidentified Early British Photograph
"Hi Jonathan, Thanks so much for your reply. For the benefit of other readers following this blog I am adding a link to "The Prelude." http://www.bartleby.com/145/ww287.html I agree that chances are the unknown photographer may by well…"
Aug 25, 2012
Jonathan Dore commented on Steven Evans's blog post Unidentified Early British Photograph
"Congratulations Steven, I'm certain that's it! The stonework, the jetty, the shoreline all match, and the clincher is the shape of the mountain outline against the sky at top right. What a wonderful find! Now that you know it's…"
Aug 25, 2012
Steven Evans commented on Steven Evans's blog post Unidentified Early British Photograph
"Hi Jonathan, Thanks for your note. After viewing a few other photos of similar structures I realized the Keswick Boat House just didn't quite match. I think I may have come up with something very similar and include herewith a link for you to…"
Aug 19, 2012
Jonathan Dore commented on Steven Evans's blog post Unidentified Early British Photograph
"Hi Steven, I'm intrigued  --  have you heard back from the owners? I had a look online too and the Keswick Boat House on Derwentwater does seem to be a good fit."
Aug 19, 2012
Steven Evans commented on Steven Evans's blog post Unidentified Early British Photograph
"Hello Michael, Thanks for your note, but unfortunately there is no signature to be found. Wish there was! S."
Jun 20, 2012
Michael Hocken commented on Steven Evans's blog post Unidentified Early British Photograph
"Difficult to make out on screen, but it looks to me that there's a signature or inscription of some sort along the bottom of the image. A closer look with a loupe might be worth trying."
Jun 20, 2012
Steven Evans commented on Steven Evans's blog post Unidentified Early British Photograph
"Thanks, Brian and David. I have followed up on David's suggestion and come across a few sites, including some showing boat houses in Grassemere, where the architecture compares favourably. I believe, after comparing a variety of on-line photos,…"
Jun 20, 2012
BRIAN IDDON commented on Steven Evans's blog post Unidentified Early British Photograph
"Possible it could be Rydal Water,near Grasmere.Warmsley Brothers photographed this area extensively,but it looks a little before their time,but worth a try. A lot of the Warmsley Bros archive is held in the Armitt Museum in Ambleside."
Jun 20, 2012
Jonathan Dore commented on Steven Evans's blog post Unidentified Early British Photograph
"I guess the building on the left is a boathouse, which perhaps makes it more likely to be on a lake rather than a river? Looks a bit Cumbrian  --  Derwentwater perhaps?"
Jun 18, 2012
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Unidentified Early British Photograph

Greetings all. I have recently acquired the attached photograph. The image, removed from an album containing other images from Britain c. 1855, is mounted on thin paper and appears to be a salt print -- possibly from a paper negative. Unfortunately there are no notations identifying location, date, or maker. Any help…See More
Jun 18, 2012

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Unidentified Early British Photograph

Greetings all. I have recently acquired the attached photograph. The image, removed from an album containing other images from Britain c. 1855, is mounted on thin paper and appears to be a salt print -- possibly from a paper negative. Unfortunately there are no notations identifying location, date, or maker. Any…

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