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19th Century Photographic Studios
Marketing
 
  
Curated by
Alan Griffiths
 
The purpose of this exhibition is to provide a starting point for the understanding of how photographers and studios marketed themselves in the nineteenth century. The exhibition includes both images and texts to assist in this and a preliminary classification, which will be improved over time, is included to aid discussion. Your ideas for improvement are always welcome.
 
Curatorial comment
 
This exhibition includes mostly English language material as that is largely the content I have access to. I'd welcome collaborations with collectors and collections from any part of the world and in any language to ensure that this exhibition is as inclusive as possible. 
  
Introduction 
  

Acknowledgements:  
  
Antiq-Photo, Archive Farms, British Library, California State Library, Capitol Gallery, Carl Mautz Vintage Photographs, Christopher Wahren Fine Photographs, Classic Photographics, Collectie Driesen, Cornell University Library, Creative Commons - Wikipedia, Daguerreian Society, DeGolyer Library - South Methodist University - SMU, Dordrechts Museum, Early Image: 19th & Early 20th Century Photographs, Free Library of Philadelphia, George Eastman Museum, Google Books, Historical Society of Pennsylvania, Interencheres - La Gallerie de Chartes, Jefferson Stereoptics, Larry Gottheim - Be-hold - Inc, Lee Gallery, Library of Congress - Prints and Photographs Division, Metropolitan Museum of Art, Missouri Historical Society, Museum Enschedé, National Gallery of Canada - The Origins of Photography: The Matthew R. Isenburg and Enhanced Isenburg Collections 1840-1880, National Science and Media Museum, Paul Frecker, Private collection of Allan Janus, Private collection of Bill Lee, Private collection of Christoph Laubsch, Private collection of Erin Waters, Private collection of Giovanni Fanelli, Private collection of Jan Weijers (Servatius), Private collection of John Toohey, Private collection of Katherine Babin, Private collection of Ken Burkhart, Private collection of Klaus Niermann, Private collection of Laddy Kite, Private collection of Laurie Minor, Private collection of Lisa Tao, Private collection of Manuel Magalhaes, Private collection of Richard O. Titus, Private Collection of Robert G. Hill - Toronto - Ont., Sotheby's - Paris, Stereographica - Antique Photographica, Stereoviews: Stereoviews and Fine 19th & 20th Century Antique Photographs, Studios Robespierre - Serge Plantureux, The Pioneer Museum - Gallatin Historical Society, Tonpeek Photography, Universiteit Leiden - Prentenkabinet, Victoria and Albert Museum, Yale University - Beinecke Rare Book and Manuscript Library.
 
  
Themes 
  
Advertising in newspapers 
Advertising in publications 
Awards and medals 
Backmarks 
Banknotes, premiums and tokens 
Business and trade cards 
Business stationery 
Camera clubs 
Cases 
Commercial catalogues 
En plein air 
Exhibitions and competitions 
Exteriors of photographic studios 
Handbills and broadsides 
Marketing 
Photographer and studio labels 
Photographic publications 
Photographic studios 
Photographing celebrities 
Popular press 
Posters 
Sample books and sample boards 
Showcasing photographs 
Signage and banners 
Stamps 
Studio marks in negative 
The business of photography 
Touting for business 
Trade directories 
  

 
 
  

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