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Information request: Augustus Mahalski (1831-1900), photographer in York

Mahalski operated a photographic business at various addresses in York for more than 40 years.  I am preparing an article about him and I am seeking examples of his work primarily as sources of information about the style and range of his work.  Like other photographers of the period he produced CDVs in his Portrait Rooms but produced a variety of other formats.  He…


Added by Julian Holland on January 13, 2021 at 7:00 — 6 Comments

Cheltenham CDV Studios

It may be of interest to BPH members to know of articles about 19th century photographers in Cheltenham, Gloucestershire.

An article on George Parker (1833-1907) is here:

Joseph Dunton ran Dunton's Portrait Rooms in the 1860s. …


Added by Julian Holland on June 3, 2018 at 9:00 — 2 Comments

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