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Thomas of Guildford update

Since posting news of the research into Ifor & Joy Thomas (Guildford School of P hotography) we have been delighted with the response w…

Started by rita tait

1 Mar 14, 2010
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A Marion, Son and Co - celebrity cartes-de-visite

The London branch of the firm A Marion, Son & Co wasadvertising its collection of celebrity cartes-de-visite (amongstother things) in t…

Started by michael graham-stewart

4 Mar 10, 2010
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Searching for copyright holders

Hello all-I am trying to locate copyright holders for the following photographers:Winifred Casson (British, 1908-1969)Katherine Mary Parson…

Started by Linda Briscoe Myers

0 Mar 5, 2010

Vintage prints by Bertram Park.

I collect vintage studio portraits; my latest acquisitions are several by the late Bertram Park [1883-1972] who, as many of you will know,…

Started by Peter West

1 Mar 4, 2010
Reply by mrs lynda gallagher

Guildford School of Photography

If anyone knows anything about Joy & Ifor Thomas, former photography teachers at Guildford in the 50s will they please get in touch.

Started by rita tait

17 Feb 25, 2010
Reply by rita tait

Looking for old photos of the Ernest Bernays Memorial Institute - Stanmore

I recently photographed the Ernest Bernays Memorial Institute in Stanmore, following an extensive restoration. I have done all the usual se…

Started by John H. Maw

3 Feb 16, 2010
Reply by John H. Maw

The London School of Photography

I am looking for any information about The London School of Photography and William Smorthwaite, Proprietor from 1870-1876. Also looking fo…

Started by Peter West

2 Feb 9, 2010
Reply by Marcel Safier

Monitoring membership!

Could this sort of comment not be allowed to exist by more closely monitoring the membership! Rose added a comment to your profile on Briti…

Started by John Davies

6 Jan 29, 2010
Reply by Alan M. Preston

'I. GUY' Daguerrotype frame stamp

Hello all,   This leather-cased Claudet daguerrotype is dateable to c.1843-8. On the gilt or brass frame a name is stamped: 'I.GUY'. I have…

Started by Jayne Shrimpton

0 Jan 28, 2010

Robertson and Beato photographs of the Crimean War

Dear Colleagues I should like to know what holdings there are in British public collections. I am aware of the V&A holdings but not of…

Started by Mark Haworth-Booth

4 Jan 28, 2010
Reply by John Hannavy


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