Information and discussion on all aspects of British photographic history
Hubert Weston King, the owner of the W. W. Winter studio in Derby has passed away on Xmas day 2018, just shy of his 87th birthday. The Winter studio is the longest operating photographic studio business in the UK, if not the world and second longest operating from the same address in the UK, after the Reeves studio in Lewes, Sussex. The business was…Continue
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Sit. Pose. Snap. Brisbane Portrait Photography 1850–1950 explores the phenomenon of portrait photography in Brisbane, and shows how the process of capturing and sharing a portrait evolved from the formal studio sittings of the 19th century through to more candid and relaxed photographs of the 20th century.
Featuring hundreds of Brisbane residents captured in…Continue
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Matt was a WW2 US Navy veteran and fascinated by history, in which he obtained a Bachelor's degree at Northwestern Universary. He started as a camera collector, with a major interest in Leicas but switched…Continue
Cased images of Australian aborigines are few and far between so the discovery of six images, three daguerreotypes and three ambrotypes in the Mill Cottage Museum in Port Lincoln, South Australia is particularly exciting news.
Added by Marcel Safier on May 7, 2013 at 22:00 — No Comments
Graphics Atlas is a new online resounce that brings sophisticated print identification and characteristic exploration tools to archivists, curators, historians, collectors, conservators, educators and the general pubic. http://www.graphicsatlas.org/
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Ruth Wilcock has ju st published her book "Whitby Photographers, their lives and their photographs from the 1840s" that can be purchased via her website http://towlard.com. It has 218 pages A4 containing over 260 photos and 170 illustrations, many never published before that help tell the story of Whitby’s many photographers. Their story is…Continue
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