Dry-plate Negatives - Antique and Vintage Cameras

Early Dry-plate Negatives from the studio of Hills and Saunders

  • Five 'two-ups'.
  • Four 6 " x 4 ".
  • One 6 " x 4 ". The negative shows two photographs that are being re-photographed.

Postage Stamp Negative

Image of Postage Stamp Negative

3 " x 4 " plate containing nine postage stamp-size images. Reproduction of a cabinet photograph by a studio in Blackheath.

Notes:
The cabinet photograph is signed Henry Wayland. Blackheath.

The edges of the negative show parts of further images indicating that a camera with more than nine lenses or a repeating back was used.

Dry-Plate Negatives

One hundred and thirty 3 " x 4 " plates
. Including street scenes, and a photographer with a camera and tripod. In box. Many are of good quality. Some are masked on the two long sides of the image and were probably used in a magazine or changing box. c. 1890s.

Forty-eight 3 " x 4 " plates
. Outdoor scenes and farm animals.

Image of Frena Film

Frena Film
. Twenty 3 " x 2 ⅝" negatives. The subjects are mainly European street scenes.

Four, 4" x 5" plates. Outdoor scenes
. 1900s. Good subjects.

Fourteen, 3 " x 4 " plates
. Sculpture.

Seven, 3 " x 4 " plates
. Including village and woodland scenes. In a Royal Standard Ortho box. Some very good images. They are masked on the longer edges and probably taken in a magazine camera.

Two, 8" x 5" plates
. Early dry-plates one of sheep in a field the other of a house.

Seventy-five stereo negatives 45 x 107 mm
. In three boxes by J. Jougla; A. Lumiere, Gelatino-Bromide; Guilleminot Gelatino-Bromide. Subjects include railway and bridge construction in South America.

Eleven, 6 " x 8 " and 6 " x 4 " negatives
. Produced by a portrait photographer (possibly Johnstone) showing retouching. In envelopes with printing and re-touching notes. One is stamped 1932. With two prints.

Around 1200 3 x 4 cm and 1 ⅝" x 2 " film negatives
. Subjects include: Graf Zeppelin, a battleship (possibly HMS Renown), cars, aircraft, views in and around London. With contact prints from many of the negatives. In metal box. Good quality images.

Several hundred 2 " x 3 " and 2 " x 4 " film negatives from 120 and 116 roll-film
. Subjects include: cars, aircraft, views of London. With contact prints from some of the negatives. In wallets. Processors names on wallets: W. Ryley Pratt, 60 High St. and 190 High St. Barnet and the Village East Barnet; Westminster, 62 Piccadilly, 119 Victoria St. 111 Oxford St.; Edgar Davies MPS, 57 Dudden Hill Lane, Willesden N.W.10.

2 " x 4 " film negatives from 116 roll-film
. Subjects include farming. With some contact prints.

An album containing 312, 2 " x 3 " film negatives
. c. 1930s. Subjects include passenger liners; countryside; churches; one shows a man using a camera. Several negatives have 'W' in the border. The passenger liners are the Berengaria, Queen Mary and possibly the Olympic in a floating dock at Southampton.

Images

Silhouette

Daguerreotype

Ambrotype

Tintype

Calotype & Salt Prints

Cartes de Visite

Cabinet & Studio Mounts

Carte de Visite Album

Stereo Cards and Diapositives

Prints

'Hold to Light' Photographs

Panoramas

Colour Processes

Albums

Illustrated Books

Novelty Photographs

Photomechanical

Lantern Slides

Film Strips

Wet-plate Negatives

Dry-plate Negatives