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Firsts in the recording of sight and sound:

1: The technology


2: The human subject

Earliest human traces


Earliest evidence of human individuality


The impact of photography on 19th century British

      Quaker attitudes to portraiture


The Friend and The British Friend as sources for

      Quaker family history in the 19th century

The Battery Diary of 341 Battery, 86th Field Regiment,

      Royal Artillery (Herts. Yeomanry), 1944 to 1946

My family history (in progress)


Anarchism and science fiction: a reading and viewing list

[now relocated to anarchySF, with new editors]              




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This website was last revised on 2022-08-06.