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David McGreevy's Blog – August 2013 Archive (4)

Information request: 1859 Soldier

Hello, I am looking for information about this 1859 photo of a soldier,  It's an albumen print, 20.5 x 15.5 cm, ink inscription under the print; Harvey Bruce, LT, 1859.

Any information, even about the uniform or sword would be appreciated.

Thanks, David…


Added by David McGreevy on August 24, 2013 at 22:00 — 7 Comments

Exhibition: Julia Margaret Cameron at The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York

The Metropolitan Museum of Art in New York will host an exhibition of Cameron's work starting 19 August 2013 until 5 January 2014.…


Added by David McGreevy on August 15, 2013 at 14:00 — 5 Comments

Guernsey Court House 1859. Photographer?

I am astounded by the generosity and knowledge of members here. Thank You.  So here is a puzzle: a photograph of the interior of the Guernsey Court House, 1859. On the back is a typewritten description listing the names of all present, titled "Figure 9" with an ink inscription:  "photograph kindly lent by Wm. Ingham" I am assuming this was lent to be published, but can find…


Added by David McGreevy on August 10, 2013 at 17:30 — 7 Comments

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