British photographic history

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Information request: British colonialists in India

Fairly recently I acquired a large and interesting album that appears to have been compiled by a British family managing a tea plantation in India, possibly around Tamil Nadu and Kerala. The photographs are a mixture of personal photographs, most likely taken by an enthusiastic amateur,and (presumably purchased) professional photographs by people such as…


Added by Martin John Last on January 29, 2021 at 8:00 — 2 Comments

William Edward Kilburn - Painted salt prints

I've been lurking for a while but this is my first post. I acquired a pair of painted salt prints stamped 'Mr. Kilburn 222 Regent Street'. I assume these are by William Edward Kilburn but I cannot find other examples of painted salt prints by him.

Can anyone point me in the direction of other examples or tell me more about the ones I have (date…


Added by Martin John Last on June 15, 2020 at 9:30 — 5 Comments

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