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Belle Vue Manchester - Photographer
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Hi everyone,Just wondering if anyone has any info on Victorian photographers working at Belle Vue Zoological Gardens.I can find reference to local photographers on Hyde Road ie Thomas Mawson Waters…Continue

Started this discussion. Last reply by Tony Richards Sep 26, 2016.

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Tony Richards replied to Tony Richards's discussion Belle Vue Manchester - Photographer
"Hi Mark, I don't think I have her email but you can message her via this British PhotoHistory website as she is a member. Tony"
Sep 26, 2016
Mark Waters replied to Tony Richards's discussion Belle Vue Manchester - Photographer
"My 2x Greatgrandfather was Thomas Mawson Waters and I am hoping that you can forward my email markwaters57@hotmail.co.uk to Susan F Fielding as we are obviously related and I would love to know what information she has of the family history. My…"
Sep 22, 2016
Tony Richards replied to Tony Richards's discussion Belle Vue Manchester - Photographer
"HI Sue, Thank you for all that info, truly appreciated. I have a project on the back burner looking at Manchester based Victorian studio photographers. I'll see if I can find a copy of fentys album.... Do you live in the Manchester…"
May 26, 2016
Susan F Fielding replied to Tony Richards's discussion Belle Vue Manchester - Photographer
"Tried to reply to this this morning but failed when my whole message was wiped. Briefly, Thomas Mawson Waters was my great grandfather.  Yes, he lived on the Hyde Rd. and yes, I was told and always understood that he also was employed by Belle…"
May 26, 2016
Tony Richards commented on Gavin Maitland's blog post Images wanted of 'Abused Tintypes'.
"Blimey thats a great plate... I'll have a look through to see what Ive got."
Jul 21, 2015
Tony Richards replied to Ted Richards's discussion Wet plate photography
"I did read an historic article recently that mentioned the re-dipping a plate into the silver nitrate if it had become "dry".... I'll see if I can find it again... might be of interest."
Jun 13, 2015
Tony Richards replied to Nicholas Halsey's discussion HUNTER PENROSE
"Hi, Thats a projector not a camera, sorry."
Feb 3, 2015
Tony Richards replied to Nicholas Halsey's discussion HUNTER PENROSE
"There are a few wet plate photographers I could put you in touch with looking for HP cameras, Peter. Tony"
Sep 25, 2014
Paul Cordes left a comment for Tony Richards
"Hello Tony, Its good to make contact with you again. Paul"
Jul 3, 2014
Tony Richards replied to Nicholas Halsey's discussion HUNTER PENROSE
"Just seen this post. Well done Nicholas on selling the HP camera. I've been messageing/emailing with the buyer and he's very excited with his purchase. Love my HP camera. Looking forward to seeing what the new owner does with his. Tony"
Mar 7, 2014
Tony Richards commented on Michael Pritchard's blog post BBC TV - Rogers Fenton and Taylor on The One Show
"Thanks for the edit Michael. Also Jo (The presenter's) test plate was really good but was of the researcher and runner, when it came to him taking a proper plate of Alex and Matt he panicked a little with the dev stage and totally missed her…"
Feb 4, 2014
Tony Richards commented on Alex Boyd's blog post BBC TV: The One Show - Roger Fenton & Queen Victoria
"Thanks Alex, there'll be a blog about the One Show also but I didn't really do much. Just quickly showed Jo the presenter how to shoot a plate and then have a go himself. His test plate was really good, shame about his plate that was of…"
Feb 4, 2014
Tony Richards commented on Peter Leonard's blog post New English photographic finds from GGG Uncle Frank Walton (Leeds photographer 1860-1910)
"What Graham said. Wet plate collodion imagery from 1851 onwards."
Sep 9, 2013
Tony Richards commented on Peter Leonard's blog post New English photographic finds from GGG Uncle Frank Walton (Leeds photographer 1860-1910)
"Well image one you say is taken as a tintype, but it looks like you can see the table through it, top left corner, so if made of glass its an ambrotype or collodion positive and thus a tintype."
Sep 4, 2013
Tony Richards commented on Michael Pritchard's blog post Barnardo's archive 'up for grabs' or destruction (UPDATED)
"It mentions digitisation in Manchester? Anyone know who's doing this? Cheers, Tony"
Jul 21, 2013
Tony Richards replied to David McGreevy's discussion Anyone recognize this bridge? 1860's Oval albumen
Jun 20, 2013

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At 11:29 on July 3, 2014, Paul Cordes said…

Hello Tony,

Its good to make contact with you again.

Paul

 
 
 

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