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Michael Pritchard's Blog – June 2009 Archive (4)

New jobs: Research Fellows at De Montfort University

Two new jobs at De Montfort University have been advertised. De Montfort University has a well established reputation for providing web access to primary research sources in the history of photography. You will help to shape and to realise our long term plan to establish us as a centre of excellence, by delivering this ambition in partnership with other organisations that share our zeal for the subject.



Research Fellow in Photographic History (0.2FTE). Part Time.… Continue

Added by Michael Pritchard on June 30, 2009 at 6:30 — No Comments

Forthcoming book: Points of View. Capturing the 19th century in photographs

British Library, London This publication will be available from November 2009 to coincide with the British Library's major autumn exhibition highlighting photography within the Library.The book, for the first time, brings together a selection of images from the Library's collections. It examines the history, diversity and influence of photography from its invention and early years up to the growth of a popular amateur market in the early twentieth century. Begining with the work of William Henry Fox Talbot… Continue

Added by Michael Pritchard on June 19, 2009 at 9:30 — No Comments

History of Photography teaching post

Lecturer/Senior Lecturer in History of Art and Design: Photography History Specialist (1fte or 0.5fte) at Middlesex University.

Full details available here: http://www.mdx.ac.uk/aboutus/staffjobs/docs/ARTS208.pdf

Added by Michael Pritchard on June 17, 2009 at 7:12 — No Comments

Nineteenth century source material

Although this blog is not intended as a buying/selling forum, BPH members might be interested to learn that a UK bookseller has the following books available. As most of you will be aware these volumes are very useful sources for the period:



British Journal Photographic Almanac - 1871, 1874, 1876, 1877, 1880 (all paper covers); plus 1892, 1894 (lack covers)

Year Book of Photography - 1880, 1882, 1886, 1889, 1890, 1891 (all paper covers)



The bookseller… Continue

Added by Michael Pritchard on June 13, 2009 at 11:00 — No Comments

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