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David Knights-Whittome, Edwardian photographer

We have in our archives a large (10,000+) collection of glass plate negatives which came from the Edwardian photographer David Knights-Whittome. We're beginning work on a project to preserve and make them more widely available. This will be a massive task as some of the plates are broken but worse some are stuck to their original envelopes or image pealing off. As a starting point I've set up a small Flickr set here :

I hope you enjoy and please comment. You can see his work was varied and included the well to-do. many thanks,


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