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November 2014 Blog Posts (22)

New book - Chamonix Mont Blanc in 3D

This unique book contains over 200 side-by-side stereoscopic views dating from the 1850s to today. These photographs, by Tairraz, Savioz, Couttet, Bisson, Braun, England and others, transport the viewer into the Alps during the golden age of alpinism. Famous fellow travellers such as de Saussure,…

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Added by Peter Blair on November 1, 2014 at 15:30 — No Comments

Exhibition: Cairo to Constantinople: Early Photographs from the Middle East

In 1862, the Prince of Wales (later King Edward VII) was sent on a four-month educational tour of the Middle East, accompanied by the British photographer Francis Bedford (1815-94). This exhibition documents his journey through the work of Bedford, the first photographer to travel on a royal tour. It explores the cultural and political significance Victorian Britain attached…

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Added by Michael Pritchard on November 1, 2014 at 8:37 — No Comments

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