Information and discussion on all aspects of British photographic history
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Cartes-de-visite were the first form of affordable mass-produced photography. These images of families and friends, royalty and celebrities of the day were wildly popular during the Victorian era. Queen Victoria herself helped spread the craze by building her own collection. People collected photographs of their families and…
Posted on October 14, 2019 at 7:39
Wednesday, 20 November 2019, 6-7:30pm. Room 106, 46 Gordon Square, WC1H 0PD.
Andrés Mario Zervigón (Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey)
Fully Visible and…Continue
Posted on October 13, 2019 at 12:35
A distinguished panel of experts, chaired by Dr Russell Roberts (co-curator of Bernd and Hilla Becher: Industrial Visions) and including Max Becher (photographer and son of Bernd…Continue
Posted on October 13, 2019 at 12:00
From the late 1880s there was a marked increase in the number of British women becoming professional photographers. Drawing on archival documents and photographs in the National Portrait Gallery collection.
This talk examines the dynamics of women photographers’ studios to better understand how they became competitors in a male-dominated…Continue
Posted on October 8, 2019 at 7:50
In the last thirty years, scholarship on stereography has moved from the margins to a more central position in the…Continue
Posted on October 5, 2019 at 17:45