Collection: Cobtree Museum of Kent Life

Date:
1880 - 1920
Reference:
CMK01
Type:
Collection containing Photographic material
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Description

The collection consists of forty-eight large format panoramic glass plate negatives, deposited with the Archive by the Cobtree Museum of Kent Life in 1992.

The original provenance of the negatives is not known, although it is possible that they may be linked to the photographic company Lee of Portrush, but it is not currently clear whether this firm created such large format negatives.

The images show a mixture of seaside, tourist, coastal, agricultural and landscape scenes, with locations including Blackpool, Lytham St Annes, Harrogate, Lincoln, Hereford, York, Scotland and Ireland. They date approximately from the period 1880 - 1920.

Archival History

Received Via : Cobtree Museum of Kent Life, 1992 Provenance : Material of unidentified provenance donated to NMR via Cobtree Museum. Possibly commercial/advertising photography

Content

This Collection contains the following materials:
Photograph (Negative): 48