The Library of Birmingham and Photographic Archive

Ultra high resolution, high definition photography of collections from Library of Birmingham's world class Photographic Archive.

These diverse photographic materials are carefully handled and photographed in collaboration with the libraries curators, technical staff and conservation teams. Images are produced to the precise colour and surface resolutions of the original materials. Especially large, reflective or fragile objects are photographed in house or at specially constructed off-site studios, this work involves careful preparation and workflow management. The resulting images are unequaled in quality and are used for large scale reproduction for scrutiny by specialists as well as for public exhibitions and in a range of digital and print media.

Images re-produced by kind permission of the Library of Birmingham & Photographic Archives.

Including:

Canton Province Albumen Print Portfolio reproductions.
5x4 negatives of historic central Birmingham.
Archival Colour Prints reproduced for 'Birmingham Seen' exhibition.
Sir Benjamin Stone Portrait photographed in situe, in the now demolished central library.
Pages from the J.J. Audubon: Birds of America book.

http://davidrowan.org/files/gimgs/21_view-of-civic-house-co-summer-row-12-april-1964.jpg
View of Civic House c/o Summer Row 12 April 1964
5x4 monochrome negative
http://davidrowan.org/files/gimgs/21_gt-charles-st-view-of-the-scottish-life-12-april-1964.jpg
Gt Charles St View of the Scottish Life building 12th April 1964
5x4 monochrome negative
http://davidrowan.org/files/gimgs/21_view-of-cml-12th-april-1964-.jpg
View of C.M.L 12th April 1964
5x4 monochrome negative
http://davidrowan.org/files/gimgs/21_gt-charles-st-view-of-lombard-house-12-april-1964.jpg
Gt Charles St View of Lombard House 12th April 1964
5x4 monochrome negative
http://davidrowan.org/files/gimgs/21_veiw-of-keep-brothers-rear-12-april-1964.jpg
View of Keep Brothers rear 12th April 1964
5x4 monochrome negative
http://davidrowan.org/files/gimgs/21_gt-charles-st-view-of-----buliding-12-april-1964.jpg
Gt Charles St View of unknown buliding 12th April 1964
5x4 monochrome negative
http://davidrowan.org/files/gimgs/21_gt-charles-st-view-of-york-house-co-newhall-st-12-april-1964.jpg
Gt Charles St view of York House c_o Newhall St 12th April 1964
5x4 monochrome negative
http://davidrowan.org/files/gimgs/21_suffolk-st-co-paradise-st-6th-april-1964.jpg
Suffolk St c_o Paradise St 6th April 1964
5x4 monochrome negative
http://davidrowan.org/files/gimgs/21_suffolk-st-view-of-trafalgar-house-6th-april-1964-.jpg
Suffolk St view of Trafalgar House 6th April 1964
5x4 monochrome negative
http://davidrowan.org/files/gimgs/21_broad-st-hall-of-memory-12-april-1964.jpg
Broad St Hall of Memory 12 April 1964
5x4 monochrome negative
http://davidrowan.org/files/gimgs/21_view-of-town-hall-victoria-sqr-12-april-1964.jpg
View of Town Hall and Victoria Sqr 12th April 1964
5x4 monochrome negative
http://davidrowan.org/files/gimgs/21_ratcliff-place-view-of-town-hall-12-april-1964.jpg
Ratcliff Place. View of Town Hall 12th April 1964
5x4 monochrome negative
http://davidrowan.org/files/gimgs/21_corner-of-congreve-street-and-gt-charles-st-april-12-1964-.jpg
Corner of Congreve Street and Gt Charles St April 12th 1964
5x4 monochrome negative
http://davidrowan.org/files/gimgs/21_view-of-council-house-12-april-1964-2.jpg
View of Council House / Museum 12th April 1964 (2)
5x4 monochrome negative
http://davidrowan.org/files/gimgs/21_view-of-council-house-12-april-1964-1-.jpg
View of Council House / Museum 12 April 1964 (1)
5x4 monochrome negative
http://davidrowan.org/files/gimgs/21_congreve-street-view-of-council-house-12-april-1964-1.jpg
Congreve Street View of Council House / Museum 12th April 1964 (1)
5x4 monochrome negative
http://davidrowan.org/files/gimgs/21_congreve-street-12th-april-1964-.jpg
Congreve Street 12th April 1964
5x4 monochrome negative
http://davidrowan.org/files/gimgs/21_edmund-st-view-of-council-house-12-april-1964.jpg
Edmund St View of Council House / Museum 12th April 1964
5x4 monochrome negative
http://davidrowan.org/files/gimgs/21_whitlock-mason-college-edmond-street-birmingham.jpg
Library of Birmingham (Birmingham Seen Exhibition)
Whitlock Mason College. Edmond Street Birmingham *circa 1870 colour print
http://davidrowan.org/files/gimgs/21_capture-detail-2-.jpg
Library of Birmingham (photographic Archive)
Whitlock Mason College. Edmond Street Birmingham (showing capture detail)
http://davidrowan.org/files/gimgs/21_b-stone-portrait-.jpg
Birmingham Central Library (photographed for Benjamin Stone Exhibition)
Benjamin Stone Portrait (in situe / crop)
http://davidrowan.org/files/gimgs/21_b-stone-portrait-full-view-.jpg
Birmingham Central Library (photographed for Benjamin Stone Exhibition)
Benjamin Stone Portrait (crop showing capture detail)
http://davidrowan.org/files/gimgs/21_b-stone-portrait-full-view-2--.jpg
Birmingham Central Library (photographed for Benjamin Stone Exhibition)
Benjamin Stone Portrait (crop showing capture detail)
http://davidrowan.org/files/gimgs/21_jjaudubon311.jpg
J.J. Audubon: Birds of America (Birmingham Central Library)
Page 311
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JJ.J. Audubon: Birds of America (Birmingham Central Library)
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