On the Trail of the Cottingley Fairies Photographs: Edward Gardner's Briefcase and the Adventure of the Glass Negatives

Translated title of the contribution: コティングリー妖精写真の航跡をたどって――エドワード・ガードナーの鞄とガラス乾板の冒険 

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This chapter explores the history of the original negatives of the Cottingley fairies photographs. It provides an account of the taking of the photographs and the passage of the negative through various hands. It explains the processes by which the negatives were altered and 'improved' at the behest of Edward L. Gardner. It also traces the whereabouts of the original (now missing, presumed lost) negatives over time through extant correspondence and documentary sources.
Translated title of the contributionコティングリー妖精写真の航跡をたどって――エドワード・ガードナーの鞄とガラス乾板の冒険 
Original languageUndefined
Title of host publicationThe Case of the Cottingley Fairies
Subtitle of host publicationNew Facts in the History of British Fairy Photography
EditorsKimie Imura, Shiho Hamano
Number of pages10
ISBN (Print)9784787274397, 4787274392
Publication statusPublished - 7 May 2021


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