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A selection of pamphlets, handbooks and trade catalogues dating from 1839-ca1907 bound into volumes by the Royal Photographic Society as part of their Library and now in the collection of the National Art Library at the V&A Museum, London.  The V&A wishes to acknowledge the support given by V&A Americas Foundation through the generosity of The Gladys Krieble Delmas Foundation, which facilitated the cataloguing, conservation, and digitisation of the Royal Photographic...
Topic: Royal Photographic Society
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by Army & Navy Co-operative Society
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Digitised book from the collections of the National Art Library, Victoria and Albert Museum, uploaded by library staff ; Trade catalogue, Army & Navy Co-operative Society
Topic: Trade catalogues
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Digitised book from the collections of the Archive of Art and Design, Victoria and Albert Museum, uploaded by V&A staff
Topics: Arts and Crafts Movement, Arts, Crafts
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Digitised book from the collections of the National Art Library, Victoria and Albert Museum, uploaded by library staff. 
Topics: Great Exhibition, 1851, London, England, Photocopies, India, Treatises, Cotton Industry, Cotton...
Digitised book from the collections of the National Art Library, Victoria & Albert Museum, uploaded by library staff
Topics: Great Exhibition, London, South Kensington, England, United Kingdom, Catalogues, Indexes
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by Silber & Fleming Ltd. (Firm : London, England)
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Digitised book from the collections of the National Art Library, Victoria and Albert Museum, uploaded by library staff ; Trade catalogue, Silber & Fleming Ltd. (Firm : London, England)
Topic: Trade catalogues
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by Lane-Poole, Stanley, 1854-1931; South Kensington Museum
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Digitised book from the collections of the National Art Library, Victoria and Albert Museum, uploaded by library staff; Series: South Kensington Museum Art Handbooks; Cover title: Saracenic art
Topics: Art, Egypt, Islamic art, Saracens
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by Smith, Robert Murdoch, 1835-1900
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Digitised book from the collections of the National Art Library, Victoria and Albert Museum, uploaded by library staff ; 2nd ed. enlarged ; Series: South Kensington Museum Art Handbooks ; With map and woodcuts 
Topics: Persian art, Islamic art
Digitised book from the collections of the National Art Library, Victoria and Albert Museum, uploaded by library staff
Topics: Trade catalogues, Tiles, Tiling, Pavements, Mosaic, Ornament
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by Walter MacFarlane & Co.
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Digitised book from the collections of the National Art Library, Victoria and Albert Museum, uploaded by library staff.
Topics: Trade catalogues, Ironwork
Digitised book from the collections of the National Art Library, Victoria and Albert Museum, uploaded by library staff ; Trade catalogue, Silber & Fleming Ltd. (Firm : London, England)
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Topic: Trade catalogues
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by Silber & Fleming Ltd. (Firm : London, England)
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Digitised book from the collections of the National Art Library, Victoria and Albert Museum, uploaded by library staff ; Trade catalogue, Silber & Fleming Ltd. (Firm : London, England)
Topics: Trade catalogues, Price lists, Christmas gifts, New Year gifts, Birthday gifts, Wedding gifts,...
Digitised book from the collections of the National Art Library, Victoria and Albert Museum, uploaded by Library staff 
Topics: Great Exhibition, London, South Kensington, Museum
Digitised book from the collections of the National Art Library, Victoria and Albert Museum, uploaded by library staff
Topics: Trade catalogues, Tiling, Mosaic, Ornamant
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by Birdwood, George C.M. (George Christopher Molesworth), Sir, 1832-1917
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Digitised book from the collections of the National Art Library, Victoria and Albert Museum, uploaded by library staff; Series: South Kensington Museum Art Handbooks Vol. I. Part I, The Hindu pantheon. -- Part II. The master handicrafts of India [4 chapters].
Topics: Decorative arts, Industrial arts, India, Hindu mythology, Hindu iconography
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by Allied Artists' Association (Great Britain)
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Digitised book from the collections of the National Art Library, Victoria and Albert Museum, uploaded by library staff ; Catalogue of an exhibition held at the Royal Albert Hall, London, July 1911.  
Topics: Exhibition catalogues, Royal Albert Hall, Salons
Digitised book from the collections of the National Art Library, Victoria and Albert Museum, uploaded by library staff
Topics: Trade catalogues, Furniture, Upholstery, Interior decoration, Metalwork
From: International Health Exhibition, London, 1884. Section II. Education, a catalogue of manufactures, decorations and designs. Includes an index of student exhibitors (p.81) and a list of the students who passed through the National Art Training Class, established in 1853 at Marlborough House and continued in South Kensington in 1857. Digitised book from the collections of The National Art Library, Victoria and Albert Museum, uploaded by library staff
Topics: Report, Art Education, Design Education, Industrial Arts, National Art Training Class, Marlborough...
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Digitised book from the collections of the Archive of Art and Design, Victoria and Albert Museum, uploaded by V&A staff
Topics: Arts and Crafts Movement, Arts, Crafts
Digitised book from the collections of the National Art Library, Victoria and Albert Museum, uploaded by library staff
Topics: Trade catalogues, Plasterwork, Moulding, Architectural decoration, Ornament
Digitised book from the collections of the National Art Library, Victoria and Albert Museum, uploaded by library staff ; Trade catalogue, Silber & Fleming Ltd. (Firm : London, England)
Topic: Trade catalogues
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Digitised book from the collections of the Archive of Art and Design, Victoria and Albert Museum, uploaded by V&A staff
Topics: Arts and Crafts Movement, Arts, Crafts
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Digitised book from the collections of the Archive of Art and Design, Victoria and Albert Museum, uploaded by V&A staff
Topics: Arts and Crafts Movement, Arts, Crafts
Digitised book from the collections of the National Art Library, Victoria and Albert Museum, uploaded by library staff
Topics: marlborough house, practical art, museums
Digitised book from the collections of the National Art Library, Victoria and Albert Museum, uploaded by library staff 
Topics: Great Exhibition, 1851, London, England, Guidebooks
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by Army & Navy Co-operative Society
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Digitised book from the collections of the National Art Library, Victoria and Albert Museum, uploaded by library staff ; Trade catalogue Army & Navy Co-Operative Society
Topic: Trade catalogues
Digitised book from the collections of the National Art Library, Victoria and Albert Museum, uploaded by library staff.
Topics: Great Britain, London, Museums and Galleries, Museum of Ornamental Art, South Kensington Museum,...
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Digitised book from the collections of the Archive of Art and Design, Victoria and Albert Museum, uploaded by V&A staff
Topics: Arts and Crafts Movement, Arts, Crafts
1889 edition of La ferrotypie : obtention directe des positifs à la chambre noire, by F. Drouin Digitisation funded by V&A Americas Foundation through the generosity of The Gladys Krieble Delmas Foundation. This National Art Library copy is in a bound volume of works acquired from the Royal Photographic Society with the generous assistance of the National Lottery Heritage Fund and Art Fund.
Topics: Photography, Handbooks
Digitised book from the collections of the National Art Library, Victoria and Albert Museum, uploaded by library staff 
Topics: Great Exhibition, London, England, Pictorial Works, Guidebooks, Steel Engravings
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Digitised book from the collections of the National Art Library, Victoria and Albert Museum, uploaded by library staff 
Topics: Great Exhibition, 1852, London, England, Poetry
Digitised book from the collections of the National Art Library, Victoria and Albert Museum, uploaded by library staff
Topics: Trade catalogues, Tiles, Tiling, Mosaic, Ornament
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Digitised book from the collections of the National Art Library, Victoria and Albert Museum, uploaded by library staff
Topics: Great Exhibition, London, 1851, Histories Netherlands
Digitised book from the collections of the National Art Library, Victoria and Albert Museum, uploaded by library staff 
Topics: Catalogs, England, Lithographs, Hand-coloured Lithographs
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Digitised book from the collections of the National Art Library, Victoria and Albert Museum, uploaded by library staff
Topics: Fountains, Vases, Andrew Handyside
Digitised book from the collections of the National Art Library, Victoria and Albert Museum, uploaded by library staff. Series: Index to the Henry Cole diaries, 1822-1882 Volume 5
Topics: Cole, Henry, Sir, 1808-1882, South Kensington Museum, Victoria and Albert Museum, National Art...
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by Great Britain. Department of Science and Art.; Eyre & Spottiswoode
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Digitised book from the collections of the National Art Library, Victoria and Albert Museum, uploaded by library staff
Topics: South Kensington Museum, Art objects Reproductions, Electrotypes
Digitised book from the collections of the National Art Library, Victoria and Albert Museum, uploaded by library staff
Topics: Building manuals, Building materials, Construction equipment, Museum displays
1848 edition of A popular guide to the electrotype; containing concise & simple instructions in the various processes of electro-metallurgy : with the art of moulding in plaster, wax, fusible metal, etc., etc./ Part II., by J. H. Croucher Digitisation funded by V&A Americas Foundation through the generosity of The Gladys Krieble Delmas Foundation. This National Art Library copy is in a bound volume of works acquired from the Royal Photographic Society with the generous assistance of...
Topic: Electrotype
1851 edition of Traité de photographie sur papier, by L. Blanquart-Évrard  National Art Library copy has, bound between the front cover and title page, a 4 page advert for Blanquart-Evrard's "Album photographique de l’artiste et de l’amateur" and a 2 page advert for his "Photographie sur papier".   Digitisation funded by V&A Americas Foundation through the generosity of The Gladys Krieble Delmas Foundation. This National Art Library copy is in a bound volume...
Topics: Photography, Paper negatives, Handbooks
[1845] edition of A practical manual of photography : containing full and plain directions for the economical production of really good daguerreotype portraits, and every other variety of photographic pictures according to the latest improvements, also the injustice and validity of the patent considered, with suggestions for rendering a such patent a virtual dead letter, etc., by A Practical chemist and photographist [Jabez Hogg] Publication date from introduction. Digitisation funded by...
Topics: Photography, Handbooks
1852 edition of A manual of the collodion photographic process, by Frederick Scott Archer Digitisation funded by V&A Americas Foundation through the generosity of The Gladys Krieble Delmas Foundation. This National Art Library copy is in a bound volume of works acquired from the Royal Photographic Society with the generous assistance of the National Lottery Heritage Fund and Art Fund.
Topics: Photography, Handbooks
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by Society for Improving the Condition of the Labouring Classes (London, England)
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Digitised book from the collections of the National Art Library, Victoria and Albert Museum, uploaded by library staff 
Topics: 1851, Great Exhibition, London, England, Buildings, Exhibitors, Instructional Materials,...
2nd edition (1864) of The universal text book of photography : $b or, Manual of the various photographic processes, instruments, art desiderata, & c ; with a chapter on the aesthetics of photograph, from the French of Monsieur Disderi.  Issued by T. T Lemare, London, and Harvey, Reynolds & Fowler, Leeds. Digitisation funded by V&A Americas Foundation through the generosity of The Gladys Krieble Delmas Foundation. This National Art Library copy is in a bound volume of works...
Topics: Photography, Handbooks
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by Migliarini, Arcangelo Michele.
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Digitised book from the collections of the National Art Library, Victoria and Albert Museum, uploaded by library staff. Library's copy lacks ill. no. XLIV on plate [27]; has an extra copy of ill. no. XXXVII pasted in; is inscribed in pencil with the accession no. of the items which are in the V & A collection
Topics: Sculpture, Italy, Gigli Campana collection, Firenze
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by National Art Library (Great Britain)
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Digitised book from the collections of the National Art Library, Victoria and Albert Museum, uploaded by library staff
Topics: Accession lists, Library catalogues
Digitised book from the collections of the National Art Library, Victoria and Albert Museum, uploaded by library staff
Topics: 1851, Great Exhibition, London, England, Influence, Treatises, Ownership Inscriptions, Decorative...
Digitised book from the collections of the National Art Library, Victoria and Albert Museum, uploaded by library staff; Series: South Kensington Museum Art Handbooks; With numerous woodcuts
Topics: British pottery, British earthenware
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by Birdwood, George C. M. (George Christopher Molesworth), Sir, 1832-1917
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Digitised book from the collections of the National Art Library, Victoria and Albert Museum, uploaded by library staff; New ed.Series: South Kensington Museum Art Handbooks
Topics: Industrial arts:India, Decorative arts, Hindu mythology, Hindu iconography, Indian art, India
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Digitised book from the collections of the National Art Library, Victoria and Albert Museum, uploaded by library staff 
Topics: Schwanthaler, Ludwig Michael von, 1802-1848, Great Exhibition, London, England, Exhibitors, Wood...
1851 Price list of the apparatus, materials, and chemical preparations required in the practice of the various photogenic processes, as applied to paper and referred to in Part I of Photogenic manipulation by Robert J. Bingham, issued by George Knight and Sons. Digitisation funded by V&A Americas Foundation through the generosity of The Gladys Krieble Delmas Foundation. This National Art Library copy is in a bound volume of works acquired from the Royal Photographic Society with the...
Topics: Photography, Trade catalogues
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by Mackenzie, Tessa
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Digitised book from the collections of the National Art Library, Victoria and Albert Museum, uploaded by library staff; Those schools connected with the National Art Training School at South Kensington are indicated 
Topics: Art schools, National Art Training School, South Kensington, Art education, Educational...
Digitised book from the collections of the National Art Library, Victoria and Albert Museum, uploaded by library staff. 
Topics: 1851, Great Exhibition, Crystal Palace, London, England, Guidebooks, History, Publisher's...
3rd edition (1852) of A practical manual of photography : containing a concise history of the science and its connection with optics, together with simple and practical details for the production of pictures by the action of light upon prepared surfaces of paper, glass, and silvered plates, by the processes known as the daguerreotype, calotype, collodion, albumen, etc., by "A Practical Photographer" [Jabez Hogg] Digitisation funded by V&A Americas Foundation through the...
Topics: Photography, Handbooks
Digitised book from the collections of the National Art Library, Victoria and Albert Museum, uploaded by library staff
Topics: Alfred, Duke of Saxe-Coburg and Gotha, Duke of Saxe-Coburg and Gotha, Oswald Walters, 1844-1900,...
3rd edition (1852) of A practical manual of photography : containing a concise history of the science and its connection with optics, together with simple and practical details for the production of pictures by the action of light upon prepared surfaces of paper, glass, and silvered plates, by the processes known as the daguerreotype, calotype, collodion, albumen, etc., by A practical photographer. Digitisation funded by V&A Americas Foundation through the generosity of The Gladys Krieble...
Topics: Photography, Handbooks
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by The carriage builders' and harness makers' art journal
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Digitised peridoical from the collections of the National Art Library, Victoria and Albert Museum, uploaded by library staff 
Topics: Carriages, England, Periodicals, Carts, Carriages and Carts, Harness, Horse-Trappings
Digitised book from the collections of the National Art Library, Victoria and Albert Museum, uploaded by library staff
Topics: Trade catalogues, Wallpaper, Interior decoration
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Digitised book from the collections of the National Art Library, Victoria and Albert Museum, uploaded by library staff
Topics: Trade catalogues, Architectural decoration, Ornament, Interior decoration, Joinery, Mantelpieces,...
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Digitised book from the collections of the Archive of Art and Design, Victoria and Albert Museum, uploaded by V&A staff
Topics: Arts and Crafts Movement, Arts, Crafts
Digitised book from the collection of the National Art Library, Victoria and Albert Museum, uploaded by library staff. 
Topics: Great Exhibition, Guidebooks, London, England, Steel Engravings, Pictorial Works
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by John Webster
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Digitised book from the collections of the National Art Library, Victoria and Albert Museum, uploaded by library staff 
Topic: John Webster
Digitised book from the collections of the National Art Library, Victoria and Albert Museum, uploaded by library staff 
Topic: Great Exhibition
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Digitised book from the collections of the Archive of Art and Design, Victoria and Albert Museum, uploaded by V&A staff
Topics: Arts and Crafts Movement, Arts, Crafts
Digitised book from the collections of the National Art Library, Victoria and Albert Museum, uploaded by library staff 
Topics: Great Exhibition, London, England, Guidebooks, pictorial works, engraved portraits, monochrome...
1862 edition of Traité populaire de photographie sur collodion : contenant le procédé négatif et positif, le collodion sec, le Steréoscope, les épreuves positives sur papiers, etc., by D. van Monckhoven Digitisation funded by V&A Americas Foundation through the generosity of The Gladys Krieble Delmas Foundation. This National Art Library copy is in a bound volume of works acquired from the Royal Photographic Society with the generous assistance of the National Lottery Heritage...
Topics: Photography, Handbooks
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Digitised book from the collections of the National Art Library, Victoria and Albert Museum, uploaded by library staff 
Topics: Great Exhibition, London, 1851, England, Poetry, Poem
Digitised book from the collections of the National Art Library, Victoria and Albert Museum, uploaded by library staff. 
Topics: Great Exhibition, London, Guidebook, Pictorial Works, Steel Engravings
1886 edition of A complete treatise on crayon portraits, and the art of using liquid transparent water colors, and directions for Florentine French crystals, by J.A. Barhydt. Digitisation funded by V&A Americas Foundation through the generosity of The Gladys Krieble Delmas Foundation. This National Art Library copy is in a bound volume of works acquired from the Royal Photographic Society with the generous assistance of the National Lottery Heritage Fund and Art Fund.
Topics: Photography, Coloring, Handbooks
1820 edition of A manual of lithography; or, Memoir on the lithographical experiments made in Paris, at the Royal School of the Roads and Bridges [...], by Antoine Raucourt & translated from the French, by C. Hullmandel. Digitisation funded by V&A Americas Foundation through the generosity of The Gladys Krieble Delmas Foundation. This National Art Library copy is in a bound volume of works acquired from the Royal Photographic Society with the generous assistance of the National Lottery...
Topics: Lithography, Handbooks
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by Martin Farquhar Tupper
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Digitised book from the collections of the National Art Library, Victoria & Albert Museum, uploaded by library staff 
Topics: Great Exhibition, London, England, Poetry, Poems, Edition Bindings, 1851, Author's Presentation,...
1877 edition of La lumière et les climats, by Rodolphe Radau. Digitisation funded by V&A Americas Foundation through the generosity of The Gladys Krieble Delmas Foundation. This National Art Library copy is in a bound volume of works acquired from the Royal Photographic Society with the generous assistance of the National Lottery Heritage Fund and Art Fund.
Topics: Photography, Photochemistry, Handbooks
2nd edition (1843) of Photographic manipulation : containing simple and practical details of the most improved processes of photogenic drawing, the daguerreotype and calotype, by W. H. Thornthwaite Digitisation funded by V&A Americas Foundation through the generosity of The Gladys Krieble Delmas Foundation. This National Art Library copy is in a bound volume of works acquired from the Royal Photographic Society with the generous assistance of the National Lottery Heritage Fund and Art...
Topics: Photography, Handbooks
1850 edition of A practical treatise on photography, upon paper and glass, by Gustave Le Gray, translated from the French by Thomas Cousins. Digitisation funded by V&A Americas Foundation through the generosity of The Gladys Krieble Delmas Foundation. This National Art Library copy is in a bound volume of works acquired from the Royal Photographic Society with the generous assistance of the National Lottery Heritage Fund and Art Fund.
Topics: Photography, Handbooks
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by Thomas Bosworth (Firm)
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Digitised book from the collections of the National Art Library, Victoria and Albert Museum, uploaded by library staff 
Topics: 1851, Great Exhibition, London, England, Guidebooks, Ownership Inscriptions