New Frith Photos - July 2020

These are previously unseen photos, newly available as of July here on The Francis Frith Collection website. In this release we bring you 395 photos of 243 places. This is part of our ongoing Digitisation Project.

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In Summary

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In this release are 149 newly digitised photos of 156 UK towns, cities and villages.

Digitising the Archive

Our digitisation project has been a huge challenge, undertaken at enormous cost, without public funding. We have used state of the art technology to ensure we have captured the very finest details from every subject.

The original materials worked with have covered the gamut: hand-written ledgers and collodion glass plates, platinum, albumen & gelatin-silver prints, small format film and most things in between.

Even with the best technology and processes, handling so many delicate and varied materials has made this a slow, laborious and complex task.

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One of the digital scanners used to process the original images.
One of the digital scanners used to process the original images.
The Frith Digitisation Team in 2015.
The Frith Digitisation Team in 2015.