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To kick off the 'Rethinking Early Photography' conference, the University of Lincoln is hosting a free public lecture by distinguished photo-historian Larry J. Schaaf. Professor Schaaf will be talking about the controversy that was sparked in 2008 over his identification of the now-infamous 'Quillan Leaf' as possibly originating with Thomas Wedgwood.
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Posted on April 7, 2015 at 14:00
Historians, curators and photographic practitioners have begun to re-examine older forms of photography, yet many cultural studies of nineteenth-century photography have been overly reliant upon twentieth-century theoretical constructions. This multidisciplinary conference will move away from these models, exploring issues such as early photographic 'authorship' traditional technological narratives and the ideologies of photographic realism.…Continue
Posted on January 9, 2015 at 14:30
We are delighted to announce that the 'Rethinking Early Photography' conference now has a fourth keynote speaker: Professor Larry Schaaf, Director of the William Henry Fox Talbot Catalogue Raisonné, Bodleian Libraries, University of Oxford.
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Posted on November 6, 2014 at 14:00 — 2 Comments
Attitudes to photography have undergone a radical shift in recent times. Partly in response to these contemporary changes, historians, curators and photographic practitioners have begun to re-examine older forms of photography: exploring the wide variety of historical technologies and techniques, finding surprising ways in which images were manipulated and determining how an…Continue
Posted on July 2, 2014 at 12:30