To help defray the cost of maintaining the collections, we make a charge for some services.

The payment for the DIY photo dating WIZARD is fully automated.

For other services we prefer to receive a GB Pounds Sterling payment via PayPal. Further instructions will be given on our official quote.

A discount is usually allowable as follows

  • 10% on orders over £10
  • 20% discount on all orders over £25




Studio addresses and operating dates

For each different photographer/address combination  – £2

i.e. if a photographer has two different studio addresses the charge would be £4

 and if a photographer has three different studio addresses the charge would be £6 etc.


Scans of original photographs

Photographs cannot be released if they are part of the permanent archive, however, high quality scanned images (front & back)  can be supplied instead.

Scans of photographs from the Collection for personal use only – £4 per photograph

Copying to disk and mailing (UK) – £3.50

The cost of scanned copies for commercial use or display is subject to negotiation. Costs will depend on the type of use required.


Biographical information

Cost will depend on the quantity available


Original photographs

Original cartes de visite , cabinet cards and other photographs for sale. Ideal for collectors, researchers and for social and local historians. Please Contact Us and tell me what you are looking for.

The cost of cartes de visite and/or cabinet cards –  £3.00 each, plus postage


Dating your photographs

Custom Dating

Photographs can be custom dated for you at £9.50 per photograph

You will need to Contact Us to send a good scan of the front AND the back of your photograph

DIY Wizard    (Automated)

Do-it-yourself photo dating service –  £7.50 per photograph (click on the icon below)