Around 1850, photos were produced which were actually weak negatives on glass but, when backed with a dark material or black paint, appeared as normal positive images: these were ambrotypes.
Both ambrotypes and daguerreotypes can be found in maroon ‘leather’ cases or highly ornate Union Cases made from a shiny and brittle thermoplastic material.
Any copies required had to be photographed from the original – often with a distinct loss of quality.
Accommodation includes 12 quality comfortable en-suite rooms, some with views over the beach. Bed and breakfast within an imposing and spacious detached family home, commanding superb views. Walk from farm to coastal footpaths, a good pub and Bridport Market Town. Ideal walking/touring base and safe environment for children. Harbourside holiday apartment on the second floor of Pier Terrace, with panoramic coastal and sea views. All rooms are en-suite with tea making facilities, hair dryers, complimentary toiletries and satellite TV. Two minutes walk to the harbour, beaches and Jurassic Coast. Chesil Beach Lodge has Bed and Breakfast Rooms and Self Catering Apartments all with breathtaking sea views over 99 miles of Jurassic coastline.
Unparalleled views across Lyme Bay with beach access across the Esplanade and the perfect base to explore West Bay, Bridport and the South West. Set on the edge of the East Beach, the Bridport Arms has been extensively refurbished in keeping with its thatched 18th Century origins. Enjoy hearty aga cooked breakfasts, stunning views overlooking coarse fishing lakes. Comfortably furnished, fitted kitchens, central heating, colour TV and spectacular Bride Valley views.
One by one, he carefully removed the logs and placed them on the ground.
Then, with the stealth of a cat-burglar, he squeezed through an access flap at the back of the shed. Standing up again, he found himself within the sumptuous Beverly Hills home of the Hollywood actor Stewart Granger. He had good reason to be on edge: not only did Granger possess a collection of firearms, but he was unlikely to give Burton a chance to explain himself.