British photographic history

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Stéphanie Hornstein's Blog (1)

Exhibition review: John Thomson at SOAS’s Brunei Gallery

Exhibiting historic photography is no easy task. To start with, it’s a conservator’s nightmare: nineteenth-century prints are physically fragile and chemically unstable and any prolonged exposure to light causes irremediable damage. Add to this the fact that they are usually quite small black and white objects that show blurred scenery and unsmiling faces and you are forced…


Added by Stéphanie Hornstein on June 14, 2018 at 17:30 — 3 Comments

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