Wet collodion negatives

Collodion negatives, Wet plate negatives

Dominant glass negative process from its introduction in the United States circa 1855 until replaced by a dry plate process in the 1880s. Its use continued for photolithographic printing plates until World War II. Distinguishable in part by creamy rather than grayish black tones and by presence of flow lines from hand coating of the emulsion.

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Rangiriri
Date: 1864 From: Beere, Daniel Manders, 1833-1909 :Negatives of New Zealand and Australia Ref: 1/2-096092-G Description: Rangiriri, photographed in 1864 by Daniel Manders Beere. The Maori church may be seen in the left background. Inscriptions: Photographer's title on negati...
Maori Church, Rangiriri, 1864
Date: 1864 From: Beere, Daniel Manders, 1833-1909 :Negatives of New Zealand and Australia Ref: 1/2-096093-G Description: The Maori church at Rangiriri, photographed in 1864 by Daniel Manders Beere. In the foreground is the cemetery. Inscriptions: Photographer's title on negat...
Wellington Hospital, Pipitea street, Thorndon
Date: [Between 1866 and 1883] From: Davis, William Henry Whitmore, 1812-1901 :Photographs of Wellington and district Ref: 1/2-230730-G Description: Wellington Hospital, Pipitea Street, Thorndon, Wellington. Photograph taken between 1866 and 1883 by William Henry Whitmore Davis. Relationship complexity ...
Johnston house, Thorndon, Wellington
Date: [188-?] From: Davis, William Henry Whitmore, 1812-1901 :Photographs of Wellington and district Ref: 1/2-230719-G Description: Johnston house in Fitzherbert Terrace, Thorndon, Wellington. Italianate architecture with Tuscan-Doric columns supporting the entrance verandah. Photograph ...
Houses in Hobson Street, Thorndon, Wellington
Date: [188-?] From: Davis, William Henry Whitmore, 1812-1901 :Photographs of Wellington and district Ref: 1/2-230732-G Description: Houses in Hobson Street, Thorndon, Wellington. Photograph taken 1880s by William Henry Whitmore Davis. Relationship complexity - A print made by the librar...
Member of Wanganui Rifle Volunteers
Date: [Between 1870 and 1880] From: Harding, William James, 1826-1899 :Negatives of Wanganui district Ref: 1/4-004968-G Description: Carte-de-visite portrait of a man in the uniform of the Wanganui Rifle Volunteers, wearing the New Zealand Medal, photographed, probably in the 1870s, in the...
Phoenix Hotel, Wanganui
Date: [Between 1860 and 1869] From: Harding, William James, 1826-1899 :Negatives of Wanganui district Ref: 1/1-000006-G Description: The Phoenix Hotel, Wanganui, photographed in the 1860s by William James Harding. Quantity: 1 b&w original negative(s). Physical Description: Wet collodion ...
Mokena Kohere (d 1894)
Date: [Between 1870 and 1880] From: Carnell, Samuel 1832-1920 :Maori portrait negatives Ref: 1/4-022127-G Description: Carte de visite portrait of Mokena Kohere, Ngati Porou leader, taken, probably in the 1870s, by Samuel Carnell of Napier. Date assigned on the basis that th...
Maori man from Hawkes Bay district
Date: [Between 1870 and 1880] From: Carnell, Samuel 1832-1920 :Maori portrait negatives Ref: 1/4-022112-G Description: Carte de visite portrait of a Maori man from the Hawkes Bay district, taken in the 1870s by Samuel Carnell of Napier. This is possibly a member of the Tareh...
Memorial to Maori who fell at the battle of Moutoa Island, Wanganui
Date: [Between 1864 and 1869] From: Harding, William James, 1826-1899 :Negatives of Wanganui district Ref: 1/1-000050-G Description: The Moutoa Memorial, erected in memory of pro-Government Maori who fell in the battle at Moutoa Island on 14 May 1864, in Moutoa Gardens, Wanganui. Photog...
St Georges Bay, Parnell, Auckland
Date: 1864 From: Beere, Daniel Manders, 1833-1909 :Negatives of New Zealand and Australia Ref: 1/2-096111-G Description: Looking east over St Georges Bay, Parnell, Auckland, showing waka in the bay. Photograph taken in 1864 by Daniel Manders Beere. Inscriptions: Photographer...
Ships Pleione and Hurunui at Railway Wharf, Wellington
Date: [January or February 1886] From: Davis, William Henry Whitmore, 1812-1901 :Photographs of Wellington and district Ref: 1/2-230727-G Description: Ships 'Pleione' (front) and 'Hurunui' (rear) at Railway Wharf, Wellington. Photograph taken January or February 1886 by William Henry Whitmore Davis. Sourc...
Steam ship Rosamond at Railway Wharf, Wellington
Date: [Between 1884 and 1890] From: Davis, William Henry Whitmore, 1812-1901 :Photographs of Wellington and district Ref: 1/2-230726-G Description: Steam ship 'Rosamond' at Railway Wharf, Wellington. Photograph taken between 1884 and 1890 by William Henry Whitmore Davis. Source of descriptive informati...
Plimmers Wharf and Customhouse Quay
Date: 1870-1871 From: Travers, William Thomas Locke, 1819-1903 :Negatives Ref: 10x8-1060-G Description: Looking west along Plimmers Wharf towards the intersection of Customhouse Quay and Hunter street, Wellington, showing the premises of the New Zealand Steam N...
Photograph of Mr J A McDonald, Kaitoke
Date: ca 1860-1880 From: Harding, William James, 1826-1899 :Negatives of Wanganui district Ref: 1/4-003843-G Description: Carte de visite portrait of Mr J A McDonald of Kaitoke taken ca 1860-1880 in the studio of William James Harding of Wanganui Inscriptions: Marginal notes on...
Supreme Court Building, Wellington, New Zealand
Date: [ca 1881] From: Davis, William Henry Whitmore, 1812-1901 :Photographs of Wellington and district Ref: 1/2-230695-G Description: View of the Supreme Court building, Whitmore Street, Wellington, New Zealand (built 1879-1881). In the foreground is reclaimed land with weeds growing on it...
Supreme Court Building, Wellington, New Zealand
Date: [ca 1881] From: Davis, William Henry Whitmore, 1812-1901 :Photographs of Wellington and district Ref: 1/2-230704-G Description: View of the Supreme Court building, Whitmore Street, Wellington, New Zealand (built 1879-1881). Photograph taken ca 1881 by William Henry Whitmore Davis. R...
Supreme Court Building, Wellington, New Zealand
Date: [ca 1881] From: Davis, William Henry Whitmore, 1812-1901 :Photographs of Wellington and district Ref: 1/2-230694-G Description: View of the Supreme Court building, Whitmore Street, Wellington, New Zealand (built 1879-1881). In the foreground is open land with piles of shingle on it. ...
Photograph of Mr Carman, Waverley
Date: ca 1860-1880 From: Harding, William James, 1826-1899 :Negatives of Wanganui district Ref: 1/4-003865-G Description: Carte de visite portrait of Mr Carman of Waverley taken ca 1860-1880 in the studio of William James Harding of Wanganui Inscriptions: Marginal notes on nega...
Airini Tonore (Airini Donnelly)
Date: [Between 1870 and 1880] From: Carnell, Samuel 1832-1920 :Maori portrait negatives Ref: 1/4-022134-G Description: Upper body portrait of Airini Tonore (Airini Donnelly) of Ngati Kahungunu Date assigned on the basis that Carnell used the wet collodion process early in h...