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I acquired many years ago, probably from a fair or garage sale, a copy of the seventh edition of 'The Dictionary Of Photography', by E. J. Wall F.R.P.S. publ: Hazell,Watson, & Viney, Ltd. 1897. I…Continue
Started this discussion. Last reply by Alex Novak May 15, 2018.
One would not expect to come upon this volume in the antipodes but I was fortunate to have been able to acquire a copy for a very modest price from an antique/second hand book dealer who had no idea…Continue
Started Jun 8, 2015
Dr Walker, an Australian, arrived in England in the late 1920s. He was a keen photographer earning a medal from the RPS for a series of images of 'The Life History of the Kangaroo'. He gave lectures…Continue
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Started this discussion. Last reply by bill purvis Dec 22, 2014.
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I devised a method of scanning full plate glass negatives. The photographer is unknown but appears to have been from a commercial studio as two of the negatives are numbered on the plate.
One view of the bridge is from the same location as plate 36 reproduced in the book 'J. W Lindt - Master Photographer', by Shar Jones publ: 1985. The plate is…Continue
Posted on February 14, 2022 at 12:30
I have two photographs image size each 2.5" X 3.5" printed on a heavy semi gloss paper but irregularly cut.
They are in the style I think of Cecil Beaton and C1930s?
I am reasonably sure I have seen the girl with the basket of fruit published, perhaps in BJP?
The photos were acquired with a collection of Dr William Delano Walker who I have mentioned in a…Continue
Posted on November 4, 2014 at 13:30
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