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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'…

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Added by Wouter Lambrechts on April 30, 2019 at 12:30 — No Comments

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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Added by Wouter Lambrechts on February 13, 2019 at 15:30 — 2 Comments

UK photographs at Bazar Nadar

We at Bazar Nadar added a chapter 'UK photographs' to our 'Collections'. You can find anonymous masters and photographs from Fenton, Rejlander, Polyblank, Cameron and others. We will add more items soon. 

Feel free to check our inventory or ask your questions. …

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Added by Wouter Lambrechts on January 13, 2019 at 16:30 — No Comments

Roger Fenton: vintage prints of the royal children

We at Bazar Nadar are proud to announce there are three vintage salt prints of Roger Fenton added to our gallery. 

The portraits of the royal children are made in 1854. They come together with the later official gelatine silver prints made by Kirk Armitage as a coronation gift to King Edward VII. Only six of these exist. We found a matching print for…

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Added by Wouter Lambrechts on December 9, 2018 at 12:30 — No Comments

Bazar Nadar, a new online gallery for vintage photography.

I like to inform you about the new online gallery: Bazar Nadar. 

As a teacher of photographic history at the KdG University College I've collected for several years vintage photographs. 

Now I've started my own gallery, Bazar Nadar. The gallery specializes in early vintage photographs. And of course there are also rare UK prints for sale. Julia Margaret Cameron, over Fenton, Maull & Polyblank and early salt prints can be found in the gallery. 

Besides these…

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Added by Wouter Lambrechts on November 19, 2018 at 13:32 — No Comments

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