Crimean War Photographic Van

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    Crimean War Photographic Van

    Post  Ray on Tue Mar 09, 2010 2:36 pm

    Alex, this is the only pic that I have Sad

    Let us see if Marco can defy all the laws of gravity on this topic by producing INFO before John cares to chime in Evil or Very Mad

    I presume it was only 1HP lol!


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    Re: Crimean War Photographic Van

    Post  skyhigh on Tue Mar 09, 2010 8:14 pm

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    Fenton's Crimean War Photography

    Roger Fenton, The artist's van

    William Agnew, of the publishing firm Thomas Agnew & Sons, must have proposed Fenton as the photographer for a commercial publishing venture to the Crimea sometime before a hurricane claimed the life of the official government photographer in the Crimea in November 1854, for during the fall of that year Fenton purchased a former wine merchant's van and converted it to a mobile darkroom. He hired an assistant, and traveled the English countryside testing the suitability of the van. In February 1855 Fenton set sail for the Crimea aboard the Hecla, traveling under royal patronage and with the assistance of the British government

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    Re: Crimean War Photographic Van

    Post  Ray on Tue Mar 09, 2010 8:26 pm

    Haha sibtlek STOP SIGN fl-ahhar lol! lol! lol! lol! lol! lol! lol!

    Still, you have OUTDONE yourself before on SO MANY TOPICS, we all appreciate that and NOW HAVE A DESERVED BREAK & START SOME SERIOUS MODELLING!!!!!!!!!!!!

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    Re: Crimean War Photographic Van

    Post  jojjemannen on Tue Mar 09, 2010 9:12 pm

    Marco,

    Can I use you as a researcher? Your amazing!

    /Tiny

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    Re: Crimean War Photographic Van

    Post  alexbb on Wed Mar 10, 2010 12:43 pm

    not much to work on but i guess that its a standard carraige with the van built on base

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    Re: Crimean War Photographic Van

    Post  Ray on Wed Mar 10, 2010 1:49 pm

    alex wrote:not much to work on but i guess that its a standard carraige with the van built on base

    I presume so Shocked but we'll ask John a bit more re this what do you think? Cool

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    Re: Crimean War Photographic Van

    Post  alexbb on Wed Mar 10, 2010 2:22 pm

    yep in the meantime ill start looking for suitable carraige base

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    Re: Crimean War Photographic Van

    Post  David on Wed Mar 10, 2010 7:27 pm

    Ray

    Its not 1Hp for sure as that type of British limber had the poles on the right while the left horse would be harnessed.
    So it could be two four or six horse drawn

    typical british limber





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    Re: Crimean War Photographic Van

    Post  Ray on Thu Mar 11, 2010 9:07 am

    You're right Dave, the poles are on the right Twisted Evil

    Alex, we have to kill some horses I presume Laughing it's going to be tougher then I thought mate Sad will pray for you in your research lol! but am sure that someone would come to our aid Cool

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