British photographic history

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Byrne & Co

Hi All, I'm wondering if anyone has come across Byrne & Co, 'Late with Hills & Saunders' Photographers to the Queen, Hill Street, R…

Started by Sandra Lawrence

0 Mar 29

John Spiller

John Spiller was appointed as the photographer at the Royal Arsenal in Woolwich in 1861, he is credited with setting up the photographic de…

Started by David Barker

4 Mar 19
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Marcus Sparling-Crimean Banquet image

Does anyone know the location of a print of Marcus Sparling's image of the Crimean Banquet held in Dublin in October 1856? I have found rep…

Started by Adrienne Lundgren

0 Mar 18

Australian Studio !! ??

Hi there Ive been carrying out some family research and Ive found a photograph and I'm really struggling in finding out when the photograph…

Started by Jennifer Smith

0 Mar 16

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 Croft

4 Mar 16
Reply by Michael Pritchard

British Journal of Photography, August 1982

Hey there!I'm trying to get hold of a copy of an article from the BJP's August 1982 issue. If anyone happens to have a copy of that magazin…

Started by Charlie

0 Mar 16

Documentation of the Orotone (Curt-Tone) process?

I've been making my own silver gelatine glass plates and am exploring ways to print and present positives. I'm intrigued by historical oro…

Started by Roger Hyam

11 Mar 11
Reply by Tony Tidswell

Mystery camera - Your help appreciated

Hi, I was unaware of your discussion forum and having only joined and approved last night, having a skim around the topics, blog and articl…

Started by Alan

2 Mar 1
Reply by Alan

Help to identify a London Stereoscopic Co. midget

Hi! I haven't been able so far to identify the little person pictured in this CDV (ca.1864/5 according to the back design). I would be grat…

Started by Jose Manuel Martins Ferreira

4 Feb 24
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Looking for a source for this Nadar quote

Dear All, On my computer I have a quote, supposedly from Nadar, that I copied from somewhere nearly 20 years ago. I want to use it in some…

Started by Paul Frecker

4 Feb 22
Reply by Jose Calvelo


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