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A series of lectures hosted by the Historical Group of the Royal Photographic Society

In my final months as Chair of the Royal Photographic Society’s Historical Group – I am pleased to share two events that we have arranged which may be of great interest. 

The first event on Tuesday 23 January 2018, is the

Inaugural lecture  of…

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Added by Janine P Freeston on December 11, 2017 at 11:30 — No Comments

Connection: Story Maskelyne and Dillwyn Llewelyn

Interestingly and coincidentally two current postings: the John Dillwyn Llewelyn album to be sold at Sotheby’s and the Story Maskelyne camera obscura, at Christie’s are connected.

John Dillwyn Llewelyn was the father-in-law of Nevil Story…

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Added by Janine P Freeston on September 25, 2014 at 10:30 — No Comments

The Photographer of Penllergare- a life of John Dillwyn Llewelyn 1810 to 1882

Noel Chanan’s latest hardcover, The Photographer of Penllergare- a life of John Dillwyn Llewelyn 1810 to 1882, is an in-depth, richly illustrated and forensically researched hardcover book. Llewelyn was married to a cousin of William Henry Fox Talbot, the British inventor of photography,…

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Added by Janine P Freeston on April 3, 2013 at 19:19 — 1 Comment

GIFs used for stereoscope viewing

The upsurge in popularity of  the Graphics Interchange Format or GIF has been applied creatively for viewing stereoscopic pairs of images. I came across this site which maybe of interest.  http://imgur.com/a/PW5Xu#9cOJ6

Added by Janine P Freeston on November 24, 2012 at 12:30 — 2 Comments

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