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Hyposulphite of Soda

Marion & Co.

London

England

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Notes:
Address: 22 & 23 Soho Sq.

Extra Hard Varnish

Mawson & Swan

Newcastle-on-Tyne

England

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Pure Plumbago

George Knight & Sons

London

England

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Used in making electrotypes. Contained in wooden box.

Notes:
Address: 2 Foster Lane, London.

Schering's Pyrogallic Acid

E. Schering

Berlin

Germany

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Blue bottle.

References & Notes:
BJA 1890, p. 215. BJA 1912, p. 377.

Certinal

Ilford Ltd

Ilford

England

Developer for plates and films.
3 oz bottle. Price 2/3. Box.

References & Notes:
Ilford Plates & Films (1930), pp. 22, xii.

ID.2

Ilford Ltd

Ilford

England

Developer for plates and films. Metol Hydroquinone.
Tin. Price 2/-. Box.

Selo M Q Developer

Ilford Ltd

Ilford

England

Metol Hydroquinone.
Packet.

Johnson's Metol Quinol

Johnson & Sons Manufacturing Chemists Ltd

London

England

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Developer for bromide and gaslight paper, plates and films. Metol Hydroquinone.
Packet.

References & Notes:
BJA 1915, p. 938.

Scaloid Developer

Johnson & Sons Manufacturing Chemists Ltd

London

England

  • Pyro-Metol Developer. To make 20 oz of developer. Consists of four tubes - two of No.1 and two of No.2. Price 1/6. Box. 26 Cross St. address.
  • Pyro-Soda Developer. To make 40 oz of developer. Consists of four tubes - two of No.1 and two of No.2. Box. 26 Cross St. address.

Scaloid brand products were sold as compressed tablets.

References & Notes:
BJA 1909, p. 1136. BJA 1917, p. 669. N&G Cat. 1908, p. 134.

Wellington Mezzotint Developer

Wellington & Ward Ltd

Elstree

England

Consists of two packets, to make 10 oz.

Evanite Metol Quinol developer

Metol Quinol developing powders for bromide and gaslight papers, plates and films.

Illingworth's Slogas developer

T. Illingworth & Co. Ltd

London

England

For Slogas gaslight and bromide papers, plates and films. Manufactured by Johnson & Sons.

The amount of water in which the powder is dissolved varies dependent on whether plates, bromide paper or gaslight paper is being developed.

Soloid

Burroughs Wellcome & Co.

England

Green stain. Instructions, box.

References & Notes:
Westminster Annual 1939, p. 132.

Tabloid

Burroughs Wellcome & Co.

England

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  • Pyro-soda developer. Consists of two jars - Pyro-gallic acid and Soda compound - each containing 40 tablets. Box. Two examples.
  • Rytol developer. Consists of two jars each containing 25 tablets. Instructions, box.
  • Rytol developer. Box.
  • Blue toner. Consists of two tubes. Box.
  • Tints: Green, Blue, Red, Yellow. With instructions, in boxes. For colouring prints, lantern slides and cine films

Rytol was a universal developer giving soft well graded negatives. Blue toner was for toning bromide and gaslight prints and lantern slides.

References & Notes:
BJA 1921, p. 625. Sinclair Cat. p. 63. BJA 1947, pp. 364, 365. N&G Cat. p. 135. Welcome Diary 1931, pp. 27, 52.

Primus Bromide Outfit

W. Butcher & Sons

London

England

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Comprises:
Amidol developer.
Blue toner.
Copper toner.
Acid hypo, alum toner.
Hypo fixer.
Alum.
Instructions, box.

For processing bromide prints and lantern slides. The price was 1/-.

References & Notes:
Photographic Fashions, p. 118.

Caustic Soda Sticks

J. Fallowfield

London

England

Jar of Caustic Soda Sticks. Charing Cross address.

Caustic soda (sodium hydrate) was used as an accelerator in developers.

References & Notes:
Cyclopedia of Photography, p. 499.

Potassium Dichromate

Jar containing potassium dichromate, 4" x 2" diameter.

Used in carbon printing and similar processes.

ID. 42R Replenisher

Ilford Ltd

Ilford

England

To make 1 gallon. Box only.

Film and Plates

Agfa

Autotype

Barnet

Dufay

Ensign

Gevaert

Granville

Guilleminot

Ilford plates & paper

Ilford roll-film

Illingworth

Imperial

Kodak paper

Kodak plates

Kodak roll-film & film-packs

Lumière

Lumière Autochrome

Paget

Paget Duplicating Method

Polaroid

Wellington

Miscellaneous paper

Miscellaneous plates & film

Miscellaneous roll-film

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