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Photographs of then and now

Toronto. My thanks to Russ Forfar who sent me this very engaging article from the Guardian newspaper in England. Everyone has heard or seen the famous Gettysburg address by Abe Lincoln. Guardian has created a remarkable site showing before wet plate photographs … Continue reading

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Timothy O’Sullivan, 19th century photographer

Kitchener, August 4, 2013. My oldest daughter, Suzy, reminded me today about this famous Irish-American wet-plate photographer. I was first introduced to O’Sullivan’s beautiful photographs decades ago in the 1970s series of Time-Life books on Photography.  O’Sullivan practiced his art at … Continue reading

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