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Michael Pritchard's Blog – January 2016 Archive (11)

Livestream: Roger Watson, Curator, Fox Talbot Museum

Roger Watson, curator of the Fox Talbot Museum, is lecturing in the United States and can be seen in a livestream of his lecture on 4 February 2016 at 12.00AM GMT.

AAHD alumnus Roger Watson, BFA 1982, is a curator at Lacock Abbey, Fox Talbot Museum, in Lacock, England, Britain's birthplace of photography.…

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Added by Michael Pritchard on January 31, 2016 at 15:08 — 2 Comments

National Media Museum changes direction as collections move to V&A London

An historic agreement between the Science Museum Group (SMG) and the Victoria and Albert Museum (V&A) is set to create the world’s foremost collection on the art of photography according to a press release published by the V&A Museum.

  • World’s leading collection on…
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Added by Michael Pritchard on January 31, 2016 at 10:30 — 10 Comments

Job: Learning Programme Developer – Interactive Gallery

The National Media Museum is developing an exciting new interactive gallery, in keeping with its core mission to explore the science and culture of image and sound technologies and their impact…

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Added by Michael Pritchard on January 30, 2016 at 12:57 — No Comments

Obituary: Sir Kenneth Corfield (1924-2016)

Sir Kenneth Corfield, the designer of the Corfield Periflex series and, later, the WA77 and Architect cameras, died on 11 January, aged 91 years. With Brian Gould he ensured that the Gandolfi company survived. He enjoyed a successful career in business as chairman and chief executive of STC. He was a life member of…

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Added by Michael Pritchard on January 27, 2016 at 5:30 — No Comments

Seminar: Photography at the South Kensington Museum

The science Museum has announced the latest in its series of Research Seminars. They are open to students, museum professionals and academics with an interest in the history of science, technology, engineering, medicine and maths; museums, their audiences and collections. Of particular note, on 15 March, Ella…

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Added by Michael Pritchard on January 14, 2016 at 19:30 — No Comments

New York Public Library releases 180,000 images in to the public domain

In a blog posting the New York Public Library announced that out-of-copyright materials in NYPL Digital Collections would be available as high-resolution downloads and, in its words 'No permission required, no…

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Added by Michael Pritchard on January 8, 2016 at 6:30 — No Comments

Job: Associate Curator, Photographs (Content and Interpretation)

The post of Associate Curator, Photographs (Content and Interpretation) offers an exciting opportunity to become a key member of the photography team at the National Portrait Gallery. This is a new position reporting to the Head of Photographs and in consultation with him/her, the post holder…

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Added by Michael Pritchard on January 7, 2016 at 20:46 — No Comments

Auction: Ponting, Chanan, Beaton and Hine photographs

Bearnes Hampton & Littlewood of Exeter is offering a selection of photographs from Herbert Ponting, Noel Chanan, Lewis Hine and Cecil Beaton on 19 January 2016. The lots can be viewed on its website www.bhandl.co.uk  in the Picture Section of the January Two…

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Added by Michael Pritchard on January 4, 2016 at 20:05 — No Comments

cfp: Discovering “Peripheries”: Photographic Histories in Central and Eastern Europe

Society “Liber pro arte” in collaboration with Polish Association of Photography Historians and a yearly journal Dagerotyp is organizing an international conference Discovering “Peripheries”: Photographic Histories in Central and Eastern Europe which aims to explore the wealth of photographic…

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Added by Michael Pritchard on January 4, 2016 at 19:53 — No Comments

Seminars: Cultures of Photography, PHRC, Leicester

De Montfort University's Photographic History Research Centre has announced its Spring term seminars. They are held on Tuesdays from 4-6pm, Hugh Aston Building, and are free and open to all.

‘Type-cast?’: Rethinking Studio Photography in the Hill Stations of British India

January 19    (Hugh…

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Added by Michael Pritchard on January 4, 2016 at 19:48 — No Comments

Lecture: Kodak Research / 26 January 2016

The Royal Photographic Society's Historical Group presents the Society's Hurter and Driffield Memorial lecture which this year will be given by Dr Sam Weller FRSA who will be talking about: Kodak Moments: A look through the rear view mirror. Sam was formerly  Director of the Kodak European Research Laboratories…

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Added by Michael Pritchard on January 2, 2016 at 12:09 — No Comments

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