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What was the date of that old photograph? Who was the photographer?

  1. Sticky Thread Sticky: Database of 19th Century Photographers

    http://www.photolondon.org.uk/ The Database of 19th Century Photographers and Allied Trades in London: 1841-1901 Lists names, biographies, addresses etc of London Photographers, with a simple A to Z listing of search facility. Brian

    Started by brianb‎, 06-03-2009 4:56 PM
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  1. George Wood of Furthergate, Blackburn, Lancashire

    Hello, I wonder if any one knows of early Lancashire photographers? My ancestor, George Wood, (b.1810 Blackburn-d.1878) was based in Furthergate, Lancashire and was a photographer from the 1860's through to his death in 1878. I have several photos from his studio of other relatives of...

    Started by Jessica1877‎, 10-05-2008 4:32 PM
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  2. 1878 BERKSHIRE VOLUNTEERS THE SNIDER RIFLE

    I have just been sent through a distant relative from A----.com a photo of the Berkshire rifle Volunteers shooting at Wimbledon for the Belgian Challenge Cup 1878 names are ---Lieut.W Slocomb Corpl. I Witherington, Pte .A W Hurley,Sergt J Burling, Sergt W Moore ,Sergt W Lovengrove, Corp W Kirby,...

    Started by elizabethjones1‎, 07-05-2008 8:36 PM
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  3. Stereopics

    Does anyone know anything about stereopics (or stereoview) photos? We have some dated about 1905 and I wondered when they were invented and how long they were around for.

    Started by Davran‎, 30-04-2008 6:45 PM
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  4. Walter Blink-Gardner - photographer

    Does anyone know anything about Walter Blink-Gardner, a photographer who had studios in Brighton and Ealing and also travelled the country with fairs etc taking photos? Any photo's with his name on? His sister Maud was the colourist and possible also took photo's. There were also posters etc...

    Started by Sally Savage‎, 22-04-2008 11:20 PM
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  5. old photographic studios in Sheffield

    I have a few old photographs that were taken in Sheffield the photographic studios were; Maybury - 21 Fargate, Sheffield G.B Rhodes - Wicker and 31 Crabtree, Sheffield A.H Taylor - 21 Fargate, Sheffield T.N Langton - 566 Attercliffe Road, Sheffield A and G Taylor - 101 Norfolk Street,...

    Started by Duchess‎, 19-04-2008 10:36 AM
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  6. Old Wedding Photographs

    I have written to Father Gillean of St Mary Abbots Church Kensington by email but never sure if emails are read. I have not heard back. My Grandmother Clytie Weaver Nee Wheeler and my Grandfather Captain Humphrey Weaver where married in St Mary Abbots Kensington in 1911. DOB Clytie 1880...

    Started by Joanna1‎, 14-04-2008 11:19 AM
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  7. Photo date please??

    Hi can anyone help me with when approx this might have been taken and any thing else that might be usefull thanx Dave

    Started by Spaceman‎, 25-09-2007 6:12 PM
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  8. A guess at date, please

    When do you think this photo was taken? And how old are the boys? http://s23.photobucket.com/albums/b386/scottishagate/?action=view&current=LEWIS-unknownAlfredonleft.jpg Unfortunately there's no trade name on the picture. On the back is written "Alfred on the left". My most likely Alfred was...

    Started by Mary Young‎, 17-03-2008 7:48 PM
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  9. Locket photographs

    Hello. I hope I managed to set the links up right. These are two photographs, one on either side of a heavy brass locket. The two pictures rotate within the brass frame, so either one can face out. Does anybody have any idea where or when these would have been taken? Sorry, but they are a...

    Started by Charles Rignall‎, 10-01-2008 2:11 AM
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  10. Question WW1? met office? old photo need dating. uniform??

    This photograph was found behind another photo which had been in a frame for a couple of decades. It was behind a family portrait of William H Ivins and Alice Morgan that was taken about 1912. My grandfather remembers the family photo been hung on the wall of his parents house for years but he...

    Started by louise ydw i‎, 01-12-2007 9:11 PM
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  11. Postcard publisher Harry Burr-Perrett

    I am looking for information on an ancestor Harry Burr-Perrett born 1882. I have recently found several postcards that say postcard published by H Burr-Perrett, Bartley New Forest. The post card I have is dated 1928 . I know that in 1926 he is mentioned in the London gazette as a bankrupt...

    Started by Chris perrett‎, 23-03-2008 2:18 PM
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  12. Photographs

    I wonder if anyone can identify the soldier's uniform/regiment in the first photograph and the significance of the sash in the second. I believe that the photographs were taken between 1890 and 1910. I have no idea who the people are in the photographs, although they do belong to my family....

    Started by Gillian57‎, 04-03-2008 11:24 PM
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  13. cornish postcards

    I have these two old postcards from cornwall,hope they're of interest http://i273.photobucket.com/albums/jj222/pixie441/old%20pictures/SWScan00014copy.jpg and http://i273.photobucket.com/albums/jj222/pixie441/old%20pictures/SWScan00015copy.jpg There's a few polglaze's about.

    Started by alanjohn‎, 05-03-2008 6:41 PM
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  14. That's no lady, she is . . . .?

    Amongst my mothers papers we found the attched photograph. Its around 1" square and on the reverse appears the following printed text: " quote the" on one line and "mber whe" on the next. Mum was born in 1903 and died in 1983. She was brought up in the Hackney area in London. She would have...

    Started by Harfink‎, 07-08-2006 2:02 PM
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  15. Enlarging an old postcard

    Hi. I have just purchased an old postcard,about 1920,of my home town. It shows 4 views. I was wondering if these views can be seperated and enlarged with out any damage to the postcard of course. Will a lot of the definition be lost and would I be breaking any copyright laws. Anyone had a go at...

    Started by David Annis‎, 16-01-2008 2:46 PM
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  16. John Breen Photographer:

    Hello I am looking for a John Breen, who had a shop on 27, Fairburn Road, in Liverpool around the 1940',50's. His father was James Breen. Sure hope someone can |help|!!!!! Thanks, Breener

    Started by Breener‎, 05-12-2007 4:15 PM
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  17. Smile William Ralston

    The Ralston family had a photographic business in Gasgow. I am interested to know when William joined the company and did he once live in Manchester. Thank you. Liz

    Started by Elizann‎, 26-10-2007 3:14 PM
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  18. Smile Lowe photographer

    I am researching the life of Mr Lowe who was a photographer in the Lake District from about 1891 to 1934. He was born in Salford in about 1866. He moved to the Lake District when he was 25years old. Thank you Liz

    Started by Elizann‎, 24-10-2007 9:55 AM
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  19. Uniform?

    This is a photo (I believe) of my great grandmother who was born in 1901. She looks quite young on the photo so I'd guess it was taken sometime around WWI. It looks to have been taken in a studio but what is she wearing? Is it some sort of uniform? If so, what for/where from? ...

    Started by Oates‎, 06-08-2007 8:58 PM
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  20. Question Taylor photographer (leeds area ?)

    Hi I have two photos by Taylor (I assume of Leeds area as my great grandparents lived in Guisley on 1891 census when Christopher Wilkinson was aged 40 and Betty nee Ives Waite was aged 32 - 1901 census shows them still in Guisley. The photos are mounted on card measure 95mm by 140mm with square...

    Started by grace bc‎, 04-02-2007 1:30 PM
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