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Michael Pritchard's Blog – February 2019 Archive (24)

Royal Collection Trust events: Frere and Fenton

The Royal Collection Trust has a number of upcoming events related to the exhibition Shadows of War: Roger Fenton’s Photographs of the Crimea, 1855 at the Queen's Gallery, London:  

Creative course: Photography in Focus

Saturday, 9 – Sunday, 10 February, 10:00 – 17:00, £175

Enhance your photography skills…

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Added by Michael Pritchard on February 3, 2019 at 20:00 — No Comments

Auction: The Philip Banham Collection of optical toys and stereoscopy / Exeter: 6 March 2019 (UPDATED)

Philip Banham collection of optical toys, optical prints, and stereoscopy including the Great Exhibition 1851 auction takes place at Bearnes, Hampton and Littlewood in Exeter on 6 March. In addition to the areas covered in the title the 236 lot sale also includes photographs, albums, persistence of vision devices and related equipment and images. …

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The Daniel Meadows Archive - an update

The archive of British photographer Daniel Meadows was acquired by the Bodleian Library in March 2018. It had been at the Library of Birmingham from 2014-2018. Northern Narratives, working in partnership with Daniel Meadows and The Bodleian Library, is developing an exhibition drawn from Meadows' substantial archive which will tour to a number of…

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Added by Michael Pritchard on February 2, 2019 at 19:12 — No Comments

W H F Talbot Catalogue Raisonné Project concludes / "photography is now at the heart of Bodleian Library"

At a special event on 31 January 2019 Richard Ovenden, Bodley’s librarian, marked the conclusion of a six-year project to produce the William Henry Fox Talbot Catalogue Raisonné Project which commenced in earnest in 2016. The project has transferred the records of the world’s leading Talbot scholar Professor Larry J Schaaf on to a searchable, illustrated,…

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Added by Michael Pritchard on February 2, 2019 at 18:30 — No Comments

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