Photo Paris Vintage Fair

Posted on: October 26, 2018

I am taking a table at the Photo Paris Vintage Fair on Saturday 10th November at Pavillon Wagram 47 Avenue Wagram, 75017 Paris from 09:00 to 16:00

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London Photograph Fair

Posted on: October 26, 2018

I have taken a table at the London Photograph Fair on Sunday 4th November at the Holiday Inn Coram Street Bloomsbury London WC1N 1HT . Doors open at 11am  

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Wellington Street Hong Kong c1880s Photo On Ebay

Posted on: August 9, 2017

I have listed this rather nice photo of Wellington Street in Hong Kong on Ebay just now. It is slightly larger than usual and in better condition that a lot of the Chinese photos that I have seen lately.       Here is a link to the listing.   plugins

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Roger Fenton’s Photos Of The Crimean War Exhibition In Edinburgh

Posted on: August 9, 2017

A collection of Roger Fenton’s photographs taken in 1855 during the Crimean War is currently being exhibited at the Queen’s Gallery at the Palace of Holyroodhouse in Edinburgh. The exhibition is entitled Shadows of War and it is on until November 4th. Although not the first photographs taken during the War (that was one by John Laverty taken in September 1854), Fenton’s were by far the most captivating and striking images of war yet taken with the new medium of photography. Here is a link to the exhibition. Shadows Of War

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Hill & Adamson Exhibition In Edinburgh

Posted on: May 30, 2017

The exhibition is on until the 1st of October at the Scottish National Portrait Gallery in Edinburgh. It features 125 calotypes by David Octavius Hill and Robert Adamson, dating to the mid 1840s. Link To ‘A Perfect Chemistry ‘ Exhibition BBC article on the exibition

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500 Amateur Photos Of Tottenham London c1890s

Posted on: May 9, 2017

A wonderful collection of around 500 amateur photographs taken in the 1890s and early 1900s of Tottenham and the surrounding area. The photos show shops, people, trams, road rollers, fire damaged property etc. Almost all are dated and annotated. I will be bringing them down to the London Photograph Fair on the 28th May. Here is a link to the full listing.

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Pearly King’s Horse At Van Horse Parade In London 1937

Posted on: May 9, 2017

A winning horse rearing up at the Easter Monday Van Horse Parade in the Inner Circle at Regent’s Park London on the 29th March 1937. In the carriage are two Pearly Kings and a Pearly Queen. Here is a link to the full listing.

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Woman In A Sink Estate In Liverpool 1971 By Bob Bird

Posted on: May 9, 2017

A woman walks through a housing estate in Liverpool, pushing a pram full of her belongings. Here is a link to the full listing.

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Veddah Tribesmen In Ceylon / Sri Lanka c1880s By Skeen

Posted on: May 9, 2017

This is a portrait of three Veddah tribesmen taken by Skeen in Ceylon around the 1880s. It is part of a larger collection of Skeen’s work that I will be selling here and at the the London Photograph Fair on May 28th. Here is a link to the full listing.

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Soviet Tank On The Streets Of Prague 1968

Posted on: May 9, 2017

Taken during the suppression of the Czech uprising in August 1968, a Soviet tank is seen in the streets of Prague. Here is a link to the full listing.

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WW2 Home Guard Anti-Gas Suits

Posted on: May 9, 2017

Anti-gas suits being inspected by Sir Walter Kirke. Kirke was Inspector-General of Home Defence and then Commander in Chief of the British Home Guard,  however he believed that the threat of a German invasion was minimal. Here is a link to the full listing.  

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Fantasy Island For Foxes

Posted on: May 9, 2017

The ultimate in taxi takeaway services and the driver doesn’t even need paid. Here is a link to the full listing.

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LaPearl Circus Acrobats c1890s

Posted on: May 9, 2017

Two cabinet cards showing the LaPearl family, American circus acrobats from the late c19th. One shows the young Harry LaPearl who went on to become the head clown with Barnum and Bailey. He got married in his clown costume, surrounded by other clowns. And they say romance is dead. Here is a link to the full listing.

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Tea Processing In Ceylon / Sri Lanka c1880s By Skeen

Posted on: May 8, 2017

A fine image by Skeen of tea plantation workers in Ceylon spreading out the leaves before firing. One of a number of Ceylon images that I will be bringing to the London Photograph fair on the 28th May Here is a link to the the full listing.

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For My Aberdeen Friends

Posted on: April 26, 2017

This is part of  a large collection of glass negatives that I own showing the port of Aberdeen in the first half of the 20th century.  Here is a link to the images

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The Good Old Days

Posted on: April 26, 2017

Ah yes, the joys of tinnitus, repetitive strain injury and rapid finger loss. A factory in Birmingham in the 1920s. Here is a link to the full listing

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Jockeys In Burma

Posted on: April 26, 2017

I will have this pair of photos of young and old jockeys in Burma at the Photofair on the 28th May. The photo dates from 1906. I haven’t been able to work out if they are polo players or jockeys. Here is a link to the the full listing. 

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Child Undergoing Operation In India

Posted on: April 26, 2017

The operating theatre at the Lucknow Mission School, India in the 1890s. Here is a link to the full listing. In the Free Yoast seo premium nulled metabox you can set a focus keyword.

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London Photofair 28th May

Posted on: April 20, 2017

I will be at the London Photograph fair on Sunday 28th May at the Holiday Inn at Coram Street London WC1N 1HT.  Entry costs £10 between 10am and 11am , £5 between 11am and 1pm and £2 thereafter. Link to the London Photofair Website online free streaming

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