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The Guildford half plate camera.
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Hello everyone,As a new member this is my first discussion. I'm looking for help with information on the latest addition to my camera collection. It's a half plate camera called "The Guildford" and…Continue

Started this discussion. Last reply by Gerry Palmer Feb 5, 2017.

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At 21:24 on February 7, 2017, Gordon Christie said…
Yes, I thought the same thing. I do think it's almost certain that Watkinson made the camera, or at a push Wilby, for Taylor's. Strange how little there is on the internet though.
At 17:53 on February 7, 2017, Rob Tooley said…

I had intended to copy the two pages but it will be a few days before I get the camera set up. I have a 1/4 plate from Taylor's Drug  and have not managed to find an advert for it, they probably advertised locally or in non-photographic papers.


At 12:32 on February 5, 2017, Gordon Christie said…
I found a reference to a company by the name of Solomon on and they operated out of Guilford Street in London (no "d") but I think yours has the "d"?
At 12:26 on February 5, 2017, Gordon Christie said…
I don't think it's online, Gerry. Maybe ask him to scan the page and attach to an email. Might not tell you more than he's given you already but it's something!
At 22:51 on February 4, 2017, Gordon Christie said…
Hi again Gerry,
Did no-one on the other site manage to sort this out for you?
Hope you're well,

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