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Roger Fenton (1819-1869) and the Still Life Tradition

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Roger Fenton (1819-1869) and the Still Life Tradition

Time: March 19, 2012 from 3:30pm to 4:30pm
Location: The Holburne Museum
Street: Great Pulteney Street
City/Town: Bath BA2 4DB
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Phone: 01225 388569
Event Type: talk
Organized By: The Holburne Museum/National Media Museum
Latest Activity: Jan 21, 2012

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Pam Roberts explores the work of photographer Roger Fenton. Despite the cumbersome nature of mid/late 19th century photographic technology, the still life genre was used as both a traditional and experimental form during this period, especially so by Roger Fenton. Fenton practised every aspect of photography during his ten-year career and only fully turned his attention to still life in 1860 producing large format still life prints that emphatically stated his artistic credentials.

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