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TV: John Dillwyn Llewelyn - 26 January 2015

Michael Portillo in his BBC Great Railway Journeys programme on Monday, 26 January, takes a look at John Dillwyn Llewelyn, a founder member of the Photographic Society in 1853, and an early Calotypist, with RPS Director-General Michael Pritchard. The two Michaels discuss JDL's work as a photographer and take a look at some of the beautiful albums of his work held by Swansea Museum. You will also be able to see a demonstration of the wet-collodion process by Tony Richards 

See more about the programme here: http://www.bbc.co.uk/programmes/b0517pyg If you miss the transmission it will be available on the BBC iPlayer for up to a month. 

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