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Bob Bennett commented on Wouter Lambrechts's blog post Information request: What uniform?
"P.S. I think it is later than the 1855 date quoted, by at least a decade."
Sep 23
Bob Bennett commented on Wouter Lambrechts's blog post Information request: What uniform?
"The uniform upper garment shown is called a frock-coat and was a common feature of British Army uniform in the high Victorian era. It was the military equivalent of the same civilian garment at the time. Strictly speaking it was known in military…"
Sep 23
Wouter Lambrechts commented on Wouter Lambrechts's blog post Information request: What uniform?
"Thank you both for this information! I really appreciate it. "
Sep 20
David McGreevy commented on Wouter Lambrechts's blog post Information request: What uniform?
"Please notice the same small buttons or white embroidery details at the neckline."
Sep 18
David McGreevy commented on Wouter Lambrechts's blog post Information request: What uniform?
"Dear Wouter, I have a similar photo of the same uniform on a fine soldier, possibly Crimean War Related. I know that there is a colloquial name for this uniform, but it escapes me. By the way, Prince Harry wore this exact uniform at his wedding!"
Sep 18
David Robert Jones commented on Wouter Lambrechts's blog post Information request: What uniform?
"I googled Captain W.H. Barten and found the website https://bazarnadar.bigcartel.com/product/anonymous-an-albumen-print-of-captain-barten-ca-1855. By clicking on the signature on the webpage the letters RE are seen after his name which…"
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UPDATE: CdV of John Herschel by Julia Margaret Cameron on Bazar Nadar / Discount offer

A rare carte de visite of Sir John Herschel (1792-1871) by Julia Margaret Cameron (Cox & Ford no. 674). Photographed 4-7 April 1867.Herschel was a famous astronomer and the inventor of the cyanotype. With the copyright of Cameron under the print. Also written in fountain pen in an unknown hand 'Sir John Herschel, Célèbre astronome Anglais' The albumen print is in…See More
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Information request: What uniform?

This albumen print is a portrait of captain WH Barten. Identified on a separate paper. 

Does someone know more about this type of uniform? I bought it with UK provenance. 

Print ca. 16 x 12,8 cm. 

(wouter.lambrechts@kdg.be)…

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Posted on September 11, 2019 at 19:00 — 6 Comments

Vintage photography fair in Amsterdam: Dialogue / 21 September 2019

Until now, the Netherlands lacked a meeting point for Vintage Photography.

Inspired by the famous Frido Troost (1960-2013), whose Institute of Concrete Matter, offered a space where collectors, curators and photographers could meet and have extraordinary encounters and dialogues on photography, two curators and three collectors…

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Posted on September 11, 2019 at 13:00

UPDATE: CdV of John Herschel by Julia Margaret Cameron on Bazar Nadar / Discount offer

A rare carte de visite of Sir John Herschel (1792-1871) by Julia Margaret Cameron (Cox & Ford no. 674). Photographed 4-7 April 1867.

Herschel was a famous astronomer and the inventor of the cyanotype.

With the copyright of Cameron under the print. Also written in fountain pen in an unknown hand 'Sir John Herschel, Célèbre astronome Anglais'…

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Posted on April 30, 2019 at 12:30

Research request: Watkins & Hill: stereo daguerreotype of Wellington

Where can I find more information about 'Watkins & Hill', Opticians from London. I bought a stereo daguerreotype from them, depicting the 1st duke of Wellington. Were they photographers? Or only resellers? 

In my current library I can't find much... So I would like to learn more! 

Feel free to post here or private:…

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Posted on February 13, 2019 at 15:30 — 2 Comments

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