British photographic history

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Someone knows some biographical facts about Hugh Owen. He lived in Oporto, Portugal? Thank you! MANUEL MAGALHAES

Started by Manuel Magalhaes

18 Sep 30, 2020
Reply by Ian Sumner

1850s/1860s 'process of taking twelve thousand photographs in an hour'?

I am currently reading and writing on Lewis Carroll (Charles Lutwidge Dodgson) and have encountered an 1859 diary entry in which Carroll de…

Started by Georgina Binnie

2 Sep 15, 2020
Reply by Georgina Binnie

Minna Keene (1861-1943)

Hello, I am a Masters student in the Film + Photography Preservation and Collections Management (F+PPCM) program at Ryerson University, res…

Started by Mina Markovic

3 Sep 14, 2020
Reply by William Cowan

Maud Shelley (1875-1952)

Hello, Firstly, thank you to all the creators and contributors at British Photographic History for this forum.  I'm wondering whether anyon…

Started by Daniel Tammet

8 Sep 14, 2020
Reply by Michael Pritchard

Houghton Ensign Half Plate Camera

On it’s way to me is a Houghton Ensign Timber and brass hall plate camera. It was sold by Harrington’s in Australia . I am keen to get more…

Started by Stephen Michael Barnett

4 Aug 12, 2020
Reply by Tony Richards

John Dillwyn Llewelyn

I am Co-Director of Red Kite Environment, a company specialising in heritage interpretation. We have a contract to plan and provide interpr…

Started by Peter Seccombe

6 Aug 10, 2020
Reply by Alex Novak

Tintern Abbey Photographs by Francis Bedford

Having moved and finally getting somewhat straight again, I am undertaking some research and looking for some very specific photographs to…

Started by Paul Kay

4 Aug 4, 2020
Reply by Paul Kay

How to identify the negative print of a card de visite within an old autograph Album?

Dear all, in 2018 I`ve purchased an autograph Album dating back to the year 1862. Yesterday I flipped through the Sarah Dobbs`s autograph A…

Started by Rebecca Talbot

1 Jul 27, 2020
Reply by Jamie Carstairs

Thomas Carlyle and links to Julia Margaret Cameron, Scottish Carte de Visite photographers and John Patrick of Kircaldy

First Post: Thank you for allowing be to join. The following links are to 3 lots of photographs which turned up as part of a 'downsizing'…

Started by Jane Brown

0 Jul 17, 2020

What is a "Victoria"?

This may be a naive question, but I've been unable to find an answer elsewhere online. Could someone please enlighten me about what a "Vict…

Started by Timothy Greyhavens

2 Jul 9, 2020
Reply by Timothy Greyhavens


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