British photographic history

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Camerawork

Back in 2019 I started a Wikipedia article on the magazine Camerawork (1976–1985), a British bi-monthly photography magazine promoting hu…

Started by James McArdle

0 Sep 25, 2021

Application Guidelines for the PETER E. PALMQUIST MEMORIAL FUND FOR HISTORICAL PHOTOGRAPHIC RESEARCH

Introduction Considered one of the most important photo historians of the 20th century, Peter E. Palmquist (1936 - 2003) had a keen interes…

Started by Rebekah Burgess Abramovich

0 Sep 23, 2021

Request for identification

Hello, this handsome gentleman, photographed by Eliott & Fry, refuses to reveal himself. Does anybody have an idea of his identity? Tha…

Started by Christophe BLATT

1 Sep 19, 2021
Reply by Christophe BLATT

Inside Ilford Factory - seeking help to identify what part of the process has been captured.

Hello I've come across a few photographs that were taken inside Ilford Mobberley Factory in the 1930s. Unfortunately the photographs aren'…

Started by Nicola Mayer

13 Sep 1, 2021
Reply by Nicola Mayer

Request for information: Cyril M. Bernard (20th c photographer)

Hello, I'm looking for information about a photographer called Cyril M. Bernard (see attached stamp), so I can contact him, or the current…

Started by Ismay Milford

20 Aug 27, 2021
Reply by Anne Strathie

Oskar Goetze

1.  Has anyone any information about a German portrait photographer, Oskar Goetze, who had a studio in Berlin possibly before World War One…

Started by TED RICHARDS

0 Aug 26, 2021

Dickens

See here: https://theoptilogue.wordpress.com/2021/08/08/the-dickens-daguerreotype-portraits-part-2

Started by Stephen Bottomore

1 Aug 23, 2021
Reply by michael g. jacob

Frederick Dew - Wigam

I am seeking information about a photographer Frederick Dew (born 3 July 1874) who is recorded at 29 Park Road, Wigan, Lancashire in 1939.…

Started by Lissa Mitchell

3 Aug 13, 2021
Reply by Lissa Mitchell

PHOTOGRAMS OF THE YEAR

Does anyone know of  researchers working on or articles about 'Photograms the Year' or digitized copies? In  case of interest even though o…

Started by Gael Newton

0 Aug 9, 2021

British exports to Japan in the 1910s

I am interested in the types of photographic plate products made available from British manufacturers in Japan at around 1914.  I am partic…

Started by Alan Hodgson

1 Aug 3, 2021
Reply by Michael Pritchard

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