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Jamie Carstairs commented on Jennifer Way's blog post Wanted: Photographs of troops and civilians making craft objects in contexts of wars, 20th-21st centuries
"Ok, will do, likely to be ready in mid-January. Jamie"
Dec 28, 2021
Jamie Carstairs commented on Jennifer Way's blog post Wanted: Photographs of troops and civilians making craft objects in contexts of wars, 20th-21st centuries
"Hello Jennifer, If of interest, I have a post card, captioned ' AN OLD CRIPPLED SOLDIER MAKING WOOLWORK PICTURES', published in 'The Star Series', by G.D. & D., London. The post card includes a message on the back with a date…"
Dec 28, 2021
Jamie Carstairs replied to Rebecca Talbot's discussion How to identify the negative print of a card de visite within an old autograph Album?
"Hi Rebecca All I can suggest (which you've probably already thought of) would be to photograph the page with quite a strong light behind it, shining through the page. Then play around with the image in Photoshop or similar, trying out different…"
Jul 27, 2020
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Photographing Isambard Kingdom Brunel’s S.S. Great Eastern

Colleagues and researchers interested in correspondence relating to Brunel’s commissioning of photographs of the S.S. Great Eastern, may enjoy a blog by Emma Howgill: Photographing Isambard Kingdom Brunel’s S.S. Great…See More
Feb 3, 2020

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Jamie Carstairs looks after the 'Historical Photographs of China' (HPC) physical collections and digital images, now held in Special Collections, University of Bristol. The collections are listed on Special Collections' Online Archive Catalogue (https://archives.bristol.ac.uk/default.aspx) - see DM2956 in particular, or select 'China (Historical Photographs of China)' in 'Major collections' in 'Advanced Search'.

Over 21,000 images of China, Hong Kong and Taiwan, dating from the 1850s to the 1950s, can be viewed on the 'Historical Photographs of China' web site (https://www.hpcbristol.net/). This free-to-use site is fully searchable and low-res images can be downloaded under a Creative Commons licence.

The HPC blog site is 'Visualising China' (http://visualisingchina.net/blog/).

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Photographing Isambard Kingdom Brunel’s S.S. Great Eastern

Colleagues and researchers interested in correspondence relating to Brunel’s commissioning of photographs of the S.S. Great Eastern, may enjoy a blog by Emma Howgill: Photographing Isambard Kingdom…

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