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Hi everyoneI have just created a Wikispace which contains an A - Z listing of nineteenth-century Pacific photographers with short bios, location of photographic holdings etc.The original list was…Continue
Started this discussion. Last reply by Geoff Barker Oct 12, 2011.
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The largest glass plate negatives produced in the nineteenth-century appear to have been made in Sydney, Australia, in 1875. They were made by the professional photographer Charles Bayliss with the help of a wealthy amateur photographer Bernhard Otto Holtermann, who also funded the project.
Only four of the colossal glass negatives produced by Bayliss…Continue
Posted on November 20, 2020 at 23:30
I have just created a Wikipedia page for photo-crayotypes and chromatypes but the current focus is on Australian uses by photographers like Frederick Frith and Douglas Kilburn. If anyone has more research they can add from the UK that would be great. Happy to help if you are not using Wikipedia regularly.…
Posted on August 2, 2020 at 2:00 — 6 Comments
Over the last couple of months I have been working on a previously uncatalogued collection of large format, 50.8 cm x 44.5 cm, glass plate negatives donated to the Powerhouse Museum in 1969. The 28…Continue
Posted on November 22, 2011 at 2:30 — 4 Comments