Tag Archives: daguerreotype

Photography Crossword

Toronto. My thanks to George Dunbar once again. George put some effort into creating a crossword that features hints known to photographic historians. I remember Stan White doing a puzzle (or a poem?) years ago. This is George’s second release … Continue reading

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Review of 2016 December Show and Tell

Toronto. I presented at the meeting last month and also wrote this brief review. Thanks to those who kindly reviewed my draft and corrected any errors. A special thanks to Bob Lansdale for doing most of the photographs and Lorne … Continue reading

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Matt Isenburg – November 14, 2016

Toronto. Bob Lansdale got word of the passing of Matt Isenburg on December 15th. It was confirmed by Elizabeth Isenburg that Matt passed away last month,  November 14th. I first heard of Matt when the PHSC sold me a copy … Continue reading

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Daguerreotypes and YouTube

Toronto. My friend and PHSC member, photographer Harold Staats, dropped me a note a few days back on the 29th of last month. He suggested this video on YouTube. In this video, one of many about early photographic processes on … Continue reading

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PHSC Image Show Fall 2016

Toronto. In spite of its small size, the latest image show held by the PHSC was a success. While the admissions numbered about 100, they were more than enough for the small room allocated to us by the A&L club. … Continue reading

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PHSC Image Show this Fall

Toronto. PHSC VP Ashley Cook is coordinating our Image Show this fall (November 27th) at the Arts & Letters club, 14 Elm street in Downtown Toronto. Ashley writes: “The PHSC Image Show is BACK on Sunday, November the 27th! Join … Continue reading

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Ginns Antique Photographica Auction Sept 17, 2016

Toronto. Editor Lansdale kindly emailed me this notice from Bryan Ginns. He and his wife Page are hosting their Antique Photographica Auction this coming September 17th. Both cameras and images are being offered. The catalogue is now online. Have a … Continue reading

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Daguerreian Society Benefit Auction Oct 22nd

Toronto. Our friends down south at the Daguerreian Society are holding a Benefit Auction this fall. The date is Saturday, October 22, 2016. The “last call” poster shows the attractive camera I used as a thumbnail. The poster also identifies what … Continue reading

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Early American Daguerreotype

Toronto. I received an email courtesy of the Daguerreian Society this past week announcing a book and signing (earlier today) by author Sarah Kate Gillespie down in Washington D.C. The book sounds like it would be of interest to our … Continue reading

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PHSC Spring Fair May 29, 2016

Toronto. What is spring without a fair? The PHSC Spring fair is  Sunday, May 29, 2016 at the Trident Hall, 145 Evans Avenue just east of Islington Avenue in Toronto’s west end. Easy access by car and TTC. Click here or … Continue reading

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