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Head of Preservation and Access, Parliamentary Archives

Negative and Positive – Digitising Glass Plate Negatives

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The Parliamentary Archives holds a collection of glass plate negatives dating from c.1900 that were purchased from Edward Farmer, a commercial and technical photographer, in 1972. Our latest project has been to digitise this archive and make the images available …

Acting on Change: impressions of a recent digital preservation conference

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The Parliamentary Archives Digital Preservation Trainee, Grace Bell, gives us her take on the international ‘Acting on Change’ conference: On 30th November and 1st December the Parliamentary Archives Digital Preservation team attended a conference at the Wellcome Collection Conference Centre, …

Photographing Stone, digitising the Benjamin Stone photographs

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The latest digitisation project completed at the Parliamentary Archives is a collection of photographs originally taken by the MP and photographer, Benjamin Stone. The original photographs date from between 1897 and 1911 and are of the rooms which make up …