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Frederick Evans Papers

I am looking for anyone who knows what might have happened to the paper archives and/or photograph collections of Frederick Evans.  I know that many images in his collection went to the Royal Photographic Society and are now in Bradford and some of the images ended up at the George Eastman House.   But I know that he owned some images that I have been unable to track down.  I was wondering if perhaps they were still with the family or if a particular dealer/collector/institution has a…

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Added by Adrienne Lundgren on February 12, 2013 at 0:08 — 1 Comment

Map Reproductions in Salted Paper by the English Ordnance Survey

I have been researching a Civil War map reproduction technique involving the photographing or direct copying of maps using the salted paper process.  These maps were fairly common in the United States during the Civil War due to the limited availability of lithographic presses as well as the increased demand for up-to-date maps of strategic sites such as waterways,…

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Added by Adrienne Lundgren on November 29, 2011 at 3:00 — No Comments

Glycerine Developed Platinum Prints

I am conducting research on the use of the glycerine in the development of platinum prints and have compiled a list of artists that have used it in the United States, including Kasebier, Clarence White, F. Holland Day, Stieglitz, and of course Joseph Keiley (amongst others.)  However, I have very few examples of artists using the technique in Europe.  If anyone has any leads I might follow I would really appreciate your help.  Thank you!

Added by Adrienne Lundgren on October 31, 2011 at 0:25 — 2 Comments

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