Information and discussion on all aspects of British photographic history
Amateur Photographer magazine reports that more than half of the £4 million needed for the Media Space gallery at London's Science Museum will have to come from private sources. More importantly the project has been underwritten to full cost of £4 million by the National Museum of Science and…Continue
Added by Michael Pritchard on March 30, 2012 at 21:18 — No Comments
The Guardian newspaper reports... When Aaron Guy peered into a forgotten box in an ancient Newcastlebuilding, he could not have guessed the treasures contained inside. The curious photo…Continue
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A PhD research studentship covering stipend and tuition fee costs is offered within the Photographic History Research Centre (PHRC) in the Faculty of Art, Design and Humanities. Under the interdisciplinary research strand “Practising Photography in the Sciences”, PhD proposals are sought that explore the reciprocal…Continue
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Drawn from the extensive private collection of the architectural photographer Steven Evans, Seeking Solace: Francis Bedford’s Framing of Victorian Ideals celebrates the work of English photographer Francis Bedford (1816–1894).
A master draughtsman and lithographer in the 1840s and 1850s,…Continue
Redeye is proud to present its fourth National Photography Symposium on 27 to 29 April 2012. It takes place in London as part of what promises to be a highly stimulating hotbed of photographic events at World Photo London.
The National Photography Symposium explores the most critical and talked-about subjects for…Continue
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Robert Elwall, Assistant director of the RIBA’s British Architectural Library, and the founder and curator of the RIBA Library Photographs Collection and RIBApix collapsed and died suddenly after a short illness. Robert had been continuing to work on various projects at RIBA.
Robert was a great writer of books and papers on photography and architecture in its broadest sense. A number of his articles are collected here:…Continue
Minnie Weisz's first London collodion wet-plate photography workshops were taught by France Scully Osterman and Mark Osterman in 2009/2010. Following in the footsteps of Frederick Scott Archer, the inventor of the collodion process in 1851, our 2012 weekend workshops are led by Jo Gane and John Brewer, experts in the field of 19th Century Photographic processes in the UK.
Learn to make unique images direct onto glass, aluminium and acrylic. Create portrait and still life images in the…Continue
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The National Media Museum's In the Blink of an Eye Media & Movement exhibition opens from 9 March. Featuring classic images and new commission work the show is part of the 2012 Cultural Olympiad. One of the new works can be seen here:
The exhibition has been curated by Colin Harding and runs until 2 September 2012. For more…Continue
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Purpose of the Job: Delivers the work for the NMSI Collections Information team at the National Media Museum and National Railway Museum in accordance with policies, procedures, data standards and best practice
• creates and enhances the primary and authoritative collections record
• undertakes collections projects
1. Takes care of personal health and safety and that of others, reports and takes action to resolve any…Continue
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The National Museum of Science and Industry today confirms that its media galleries will open in spring 2013. The Media Space will be sited on 2nd floor of the Science Museum and it will consist of a breathtaking gallery for the exhibition of visual media surrounded by cultural spaces for exploring, discussing, testing and exhibiting creative technologies. The project will cost £4 million and is the fruit of the partnership between the Science…Continue
Added by Michael Pritchard on March 6, 2012 at 7:01 — No Comments
A collection of 84 glass lantern slides dating from the early part of the twentieth century has been donated to Bath & North East Somerset Council. The photographs depict various scenes in and around Bath including Prior Park, Bath Abbey, the Guildhall and the Botanical…Continue
Added by Michael Pritchard on March 1, 2012 at 22:30 — No Comments
The Whitehouse Collection held by the Ruskin Foundation at the Ruskin Library contains 125 Daguerreotypes – one-off plates using the first popular process of permanent photography. The third display in a series of four, this…Continue
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