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by simoneveritt
13 Aug 2010 16:48
Forum: Town Museum & Gallery
Topic: Photographs of the Crystal Palace
Replies: 2
Views: 2441

Photographs of the Crystal Palace

Thought I'd post these for people to see, a selection of images from the archives of Everitt Photogrqphy, a Sydenham based family firm that started life in the 1850s. There are hundreds more like it, and we are trying to get a dedicated website up and running to make some of them available to the wi...
by simoneveritt
11 Aug 2010 20:30
Forum: Town Museum & Gallery
Topic: A Walk through the Nave of the Crystal Palace 1854
Replies: 129
Views: 461542

Re: A Walk through the Nave of the Crystal Palace 1854

Richard, hello, I might be able to help here, my family were the official photographers of the Crystal Palace from 1866 onwards and we still have a lot of the pictures in the archive, some of which are simple shots of the statues on black backgrounds, they're pretty old and some damage has occured a...
by simoneveritt
11 Aug 2010 19:18
Forum: Town Museum & Gallery
Topic: 1936 fire cause?
Replies: 16
Views: 9382

Re: 1936 fire cause?

Again in the realms of 'don't know if this is just a rumour', but my great-grandfather was a photographer working out of a shop at the bottom of Sydneham Hill, shortly before the fire (family rumour varies from one month to six) he was ask to photograph all the statues and valuables in Palace for an...