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Photographer Herbert Rose Barraud

Help needed:

I have just been sent a very poor photocopy of a published photograph of my great grandfather Henry Sutton, the photograph was published in an old Australian magazine and the printing quality is not very good. The photograph was taken in london around 1891/2 by Herbert Rose Barraud who was in Oxford St at the time. Henry was a notable Australian inventor and this photograph is quite an historic and important one to Australian history. I know it may be a long shot…


Added by Lorayne Branch on September 29, 2012 at 0:54 — No Comments

1890's Halftone Photographic Process Companies London Research Help needed

I am travelling from Australia to London in July to do some research on my Great grandfather's company which produced halftone photograph's  for pubishing in newspapers, journals and books during the 1890's. The name of the photographic process was called Electro-phototypy, the name of the company was Sutton's Process Syndicate Limited and the company was run out of 4 Tokenhouse Buildings London and they had a premesis just around he corner from Fleet St (address unknown). I am wanting to…


Added by Lorayne Branch on May 16, 2012 at 5:19 — 2 Comments

Henry Sutton Exhibition Ballarat Victoria Australia 7-8 May 2011

I am pleased to announce that I have been asked by the City of Ballarat in Australia to do an exhibition on my great grandfather Henry Sutton 1856-1912 who was an Australian inventor.

Featured in the exhibition will be information about Henry's halftone photographic process called Electro-Phototypy and will include some published photographs of Henry's which were of Hale End in England. Henry also used these photograph's in the promotion of his business he started in London in 1891…


Added by Lorayne Branch on March 17, 2011 at 7:30 — 2 Comments

Photographic History 1890-1900 / Henry Sutton

I am researching my great grandfather Henry Sutton who was an Australian inventor. In the 1890s Henry lived in London and was a member of The London Camera Club. Henry invented a halftone photographic process called Electro-Phototypy, He set up a Company called Sutton's Process Syndicate Ltd in 1891 which ran out of 4 Tokenhouse Buildings and the place of production was in Blackfriars Rd just around the corner from Fleet St. His process was used in two weekly newspapers and a…


Added by Lorayne Branch on November 11, 2010 at 10:00 — No Comments

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