Believe it or not, this grotesque and surreal lantern slide was a favourite at Victorian magic lantern shows—the forerunner to cinema whose popularity lasted for 300 years.
Colin Harding takes a look at the life of one of the legendary figures of Fleet Street, who always came back with the picture his editor wanted.
On 4 July 1862 Rev. Charles Lutwidge Dodgson and Rev. Robinson Duckworth took three little girls—Lorina, Alice and Edith Liddell—on a rowing trip up the Isis in Oxford.
Learn the basics of how to care for glass negatives, colour transparencies, lantern slides and photographic prints.