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Helen Trompeteler's Blog (5)

New interviews on photography

A number of recent interviews for the Pittsburgh Photo Fair may be of interest to BPH readers. They cover a range of topics including conservation, collecting, contemporary publishing, and historical photobooks by women. Details are below:…


Added by Helen Trompeteler on November 1, 2021 at 22:00 — No Comments

Papers, photographs and collections of Prince Albert to be published for the first time

A major new digitisation programme announced by Royal Collection Trust will transform understanding of Prince Albert's role in national life and his profound influence on Victorian society. The Prince Albert Digitisation Project is supported by Sir Hugh and Lady Stevenson in honour of the late Dame Anne Griffiths DCVO, former…


Added by Helen Trompeteler on April 6, 2018 at 14:30 — No Comments

Marilyn Stafford: Stories in Pictures 1950-1960

I recently spoke to Marilyn Stafford about her life in photography, and the background to some of the series of photographic works which are included in current exhibition ‘Stories in Pictures 1950-1960’ at Art Bermondsey Project Space until 9th July 2017. 

Marilyn's internationally published work spans from 1948-1980 and covers a broad scope of subjects and periods of modern history. I hope you enjoy discovering her work at the links…


Added by Helen Trompeteler on July 3, 2017 at 9:01 — No Comments

Olive Edis: The Record of a Journey

To mark the 97th anniversary of pioneer photographer Olive Edis' tour of Europe documenting the work of the British women's services in the First World War, and in celebration of Women's History Month, Cromer Museum will be sharing extracts from her journal over the next few weeks on their project blog. Looking forward to following Liz Elmore's work as she continues to research the Edis archive.

Added by Helen Trompeteler on March 3, 2016 at 9:50 — No Comments

News: Helen Trompeteler

It's been a busy two months since leaving the NPG. I'm delighted to have been awarded the 2016 Josef Breitenbach Research Fellowship at the Center for Creative Photography, Arizona. My research will examine Breitenbach's work as part of a wider study of the history of photography education in the US in the post-war period. I'm really looking forward to…


Added by Helen Trompeteler on March 2, 2016 at 18:30 — No Comments

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