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Quest to find old photos of the Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew (Kew Gardens)

Two photo history related news items from Kew - a new book and a request for help with a research project. 1. New book: "The story of Kew G…

Started by James MorleyLatest Reply

National Archive of Geological Photographs online

Dr Anthony H Cooper writes: The British Geological Survey National Archive of Geological Photographs “GeoScenic” is online, but may not be…

Started by Dr Anthony H. CooperLatest Reply

Photohistory questionnaire for PhD thesis

Hello everyone, My name is David Croft and I am currently working on my PhD at De Montfort University. For my thesis I am trying to use var…

Started by David CroftLatest Reply

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The Amateur Photographic Field Club Challenge Trophy

The Photographic Field Club was founded in 1865 but it existed under various forms prior to this date, its aims were to bring landscape to…

Started by Jeremy O'Keeffe

2 Mar 25
Reply by Michael Pritchard

Research on British Seaside ambrotypes

For a new photographic history book on British photography (my 49th photo history text) I am trying to find information on the cameras that…

Started by Stanley B. Burns,MD

1 Mar 25
Reply by Marcel Safier

Samuel Carnell of Nottingham, pioneer New Zealand photographer

The Press described him as “a fluent, rapid speaker, of extreme Radical views, verging on downright Socialism… He is, however, out of polit…

Started by IAN ST GEORGE

1 Mar 25
Reply by Marcel Safier

Kodak lecture service / Dennis Kemp

Hi all, I don't suppose anyone has any further information on Kodak's lecture service / Dennis Kemp?  We're talking 60's and early 70's in…

Started by Laura Algar

3 Mar 23
Reply by Michael Pritchard

Quest to find old photos of the Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew (Kew Gardens)

Two photo history related news items from Kew - a new book and a request for help with a research project. 1. New book: "The story of Kew G…

Started by James Morley

9 Mar 23
Reply by Laura Algar

Looking for photographs made by Lady Rose Graves Sawle

I am researching Lady Rose Caroline Graves Sawle who lived at Penrice House, St Austell and want to find her photographic work. In 1908 she…

Started by John Smith

0 Mar 16

Dry Plate Club, 1872

Hello all,  I am currently in search of any papers that may relate to the Dry Plate Club that was established in 1872 by Col. Henry Stuart…

Started by Sarah French

2 Mar 9
Reply by Sarah French

BJP and the missing years and more

I have been working on building a database of early photographic works, been doing this for about a decade.The database is currently runnin…

Started by Richard Sullivan HonFRPS

9 Feb 24
Reply by Dick Bolt

Eastman Stripping Film

I would be very pleased to be put in contact  with anyone who has detailed knowledge of the Eastman stripping film (AKA American Film) that…

Started by Peter Domankiewicz

0 Feb 24

Camille de Polignac in the Crimea

Can anyone help to identify the author of this portrait of Camille de Polignac, the future major-general in the Confederate States Army, as…

Started by Charles Priestley

0 Feb 24

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