Topic: glass plate negatives

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Romanian Ghosts: The Race to Save a Hauntingly Beautiful Photo Archive

A Romanian WWI photographer’s 5000 unseen glass plate portraits — beautifully surreal and rapidly deteriorating — are entirely in the Public Domain and finally being digitized 30 years after his death.

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Courtesy of Joseph Bauman
Photo Essay

Faces of the American Revolution

On Independence Day, LightBox presents portraits of Revolutionary War veterans photographed 70 years after the end of the conflict.

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