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Might anyone have any details of a process introduced 1861 by Squire & Co for colouring a paper photograph to resemble a painting on ivory. It is was announced in Photographic News, vol . 5, no . 171, 13 December 1861, i
It was marketed as the elephantinon process and was evidently for making paper photographs look like paintings on ivory but with libraries shut I cant find the PN to consult.
The term is the ancient Greek name for a black dye made from burnt ivory but…Continue
Might anyone know about gigantic wet plate negatives 5 by 8 feet held in Fort St Cyr, France possibly of the new Paris Opera of 1875 or a 4 by 6.5 feet set in Berlin?
I am seeking any information on Basil Green a London photographer in Manchester st W 1951-1954 who took a portrait of Australian writer Patrick White. I am wondering if he might be the same as the very hip Basil Green the founder of 'Vince' Menswear in the late 1950s.