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Photo News Agency India – est 1924 And Still Going Strong

The Hindu reports on a photo agency established in 1924 still running today through the same Indian family  - ……’There were not too many prominent news agencies back then, except the All India Press Photo Agency and the Press Photo … Continue reading

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Looking for: Regent Studios

A PPHP reader is searching for the copyright owners of “Regent Studios, 150 High Street, Putney (c. late 1920s – early 1930s)” If you know the whereabouts of the archive please email will@pressphotohistory.com or Call the office on 01233 770044

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Looking For: The Shipbuilder

This in from a PPHP reader We are currently working on a Titanic and Liverpool: the untold story exhibition to mark 100 years of the sinking next year. In our archives we have The Shipbuilder, Year 1911, Midsummer number, Souvenir … Continue reading

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Searching For: Art Photo Service 138 Fleet Street

A PPHP reader is searching for the neg for this image of a relative (left) credited: Art Photo Service 123. Fleet-st. If you know where or if the collection is still available please contact us directly on: will@pressphotohistory.com or UK … Continue reading

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Searching for: ’1948 Olympics’ Photographers

This in from a PPHP reader; “I am a freelance Picture Editor looking for any photographers who photographed the London Olympic Games of 1948 who might still be taking pictures. Please e-mail me with any names or with any ideas … Continue reading

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Searching for London Electrotype Agency

March 2011:  This in from a researcher at Université Paris 1/Sorbonne: “I am a nautical archaeologist and author and would like to contact whoever owns the copyrights of the former London Electrotype Agency Ltd (London) to inquire about pictures related … Continue reading

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Horace Joseph Hall: Manager At Sport & General – 1928?

This note in from a member of the public trying to trace what happened to his grandfather during the 2nd world war. He was working as Manager at Sport & General up to and after the war but did he … Continue reading

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Searching For: Midland Press Agency Photo Collection

If you know who holds the images of the Midland Press Agency in Birmingham please contact the PPHP – a reader is looking for particular photos from 1961.

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The New Site!

Welcome to the official site of the Press Photo History Project. For those of you arriving from our previous  site – hello again!  – all the content and research articles from that site have been transferred to this site and … Continue reading

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Terry Smith Owner At UPPA Until 2002 Dies Aged 74

Terry Smith who owned UK based photo agency -Universal Pictorial Press Agency (UPPA)- until its sale to Photoshot in 2002 has died aged 74. He died on Monday 17 January 2011 after a short illness. UPPA was founded in 1929 … Continue reading

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