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Grubb Lens Dublin
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Hi,I recently acquired a Grubb brass bound lens and I wondered if anyone could date it, I assume it is a Petzval type but would like to know a bit more.  It is engraved “A2 Grubb Dublin 993” . I have…Continue

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Started this discussion. Last reply by Nigel Richards Jul 1, 2019.

Ambrotype - Photograph or Photograph of a painting?
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Hi,I recently added an ambrotype of St Mary's Church Alderley Cheshire to my collection. The glass plate it is on is 2 3/4 by 3 1/4 inches mounted with a matt within a gutta purcha frame. Written on…Continue

Started this discussion. Last reply by Nigel Richards Feb 5, 2012.

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Photographica 2022 / London: 2 May 2022

Photographica 2022 is fast approaching after a two year break, it is a camera collectors and users fair, it will take place at the regular venue The Royal Horticultural Society's Lindley Hall, 80 Vincent Square, London SW1P 2PB on the 22 May 2022. Public entry is from 10am-4.00pm and admission is £8 on the door from 10am to 12 noon and £5 noon to the close. This year…See More
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Photographica 2022 at RHS Lindley Hall

May 22, 2022 from 10am to 4pm
PHOTOGRAPHICA 2022 For the first time in 2 long years classic camera collectors and users from all over the UK, and many from around the world, will again descend on London on Sunday 22th May 2022 for Photographica 2022. The biggest event in the British camera collector's diary, Photographica is organised by the Photographic Collectors Club of Great Britain…See More
Mar 19
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Photographica 2022 at RHS Lindley Hall

May 22, 2022 from 10am to 4pm
PHOTOGRAPHICA 2022 For the first time in 2 long years classic camera collectors and users from all over the UK, and many from around the world, will again descend on London on Sunday 22th May 2022 for Photographica 2022. The biggest event in the British camera collector's diary, Photographica is organised by the Photographic Collectors Club of Great Britain…See More
Mar 15
Nigel Richards commented on Marta Weiss's blog post A.H. Downes 'Models from Warri' transparencies
"I knew Arthur Downes very well when he was President of Chorlton Camera Club - Manchester and subsequently President of the RPS.   He told me about the work he did with colour processing and producing large transparencies, I think in the…"
Jul 13, 2021
Nigel Richards replied to Nigel Richards's discussion Grubb Lens Dublin
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Jul 1, 2019
Paul Kay replied to Nigel Richards's discussion Grubb Lens Dublin
"Late to this topic but in case its still of interest here are my comments. You appear to have a Grubb made 'Carte de Visite or Portrait Combination' Petzval lens designed to cover or 4" x 3". Each (front and back) lens diameter…"
Jun 7, 2019
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Photographica 2019 / London, 19 May 2019

Photographic 2019 will soon be here, as usual it will take place at the regular venue The Royal Horticultural Society's Lindley Hall, 80 Vincent Square, London SW1P 2PB on the 19 May 2019. Public entry is from 10am-4.00pm and admission is £8 on the door from 10am to 12 noon and £5 noon to the close. This year there will be up to 135 stalls selling user and collectable…See More
Apr 14, 2019
Nigel Richards commented on Nigel Richards's event 'Photographica 2019, May 19th 2019, London'
"This is the full Flyer for Photographica 2019  with map and entry costs. photographica%202019.pdf"
Apr 14, 2019
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May 19, 2019 from 10am to 4pm
Apr 14, 2019

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Photographica 2022 / London: 2 May 2022

Photographica 2022 is fast approaching after a two year break, it is a camera collectors and users fair, it will take place at the regular venue The Royal Horticultural Society's Lindley Hall, 80 Vincent Square, London SW1P 2PB on the 22 May 2022. Public entry is from 10am-4.00pm and admission is £8 on the door from 10am to 12 noon and £5…

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Photographica 2019 / London, 19 May 2019

Photographic 2019 will soon be here, as usual it will take place at the regular venue The Royal Horticultural Society's Lindley Hall, 80 Vincent Square, London SW1P 2PB on the 19 May 2019. Public entry is from 10am-4.00pm and admission is £8 on the door from 10am to 12 noon and £5 noon to the close. This year there will be up to 135 stalls selling user and…

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Posted on April 14, 2019 at 11:00

Photographica 2018, London, 20 May 2018

The date for Photographic 2018 is closing fast, as usual it will take place at the regular venue The  Royal Horticultural Society's Lindley Hall, 80 Vincent Square, London SW1P 2PB on the 20 May 2018. Public entry is from 10am-4.00pm and admission is £5 on the door. This year there will be more than 100 stalls selling user and collectable cameras, consumables,…

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Posted on March 23, 2018 at 11:00

Photographica 2017, 21 May 2017 / London.

It's that time of year again and the date for Photographic 2017 is closing fast, as usual it will take place at the regular venue The  Royal Horticultural Society's Lindley Hall, 80 Vincent Square, London SW1P 2PB on the 21 May 2017. Public entry is from 10am-4.00pm and admission is £5. This year there will be more than 100 stalls selling user and collectable…

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Posted on March 31, 2017 at 13:30

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