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York Calotype Trail and events / Autumn 2019

Autumn 2019 will see a commemoration of the 1844 meeting of the British Association for the Advancement of Science in York at which Hill and Adamson Calotyped many of the participants. To celebrate the 175th anniversary of the meeting York Philosophical Society, York Museums Trust (YMT) and York Explore (YE – formerly York Central Library) will present an outdoor exhibition of modern reproductions in Museum Gardens of the Hill and Adamson Calotypes.

The exhibition will be supported by a series of events including a talk by Anne Lyden on 1 October. 

Find out more about the project and the images here: https://www.ypsyork.org/groups/calotype-project-group/

Details of Anne Lyden's talk and booking can be found here: https://www.ypsyork.org/events/a-perfect-chemistry-hill-and-adamson...

Image: Mrs Harcourt, National Galleries Scotland. Accession number: PGP HA 2919. Creative Commons - CC by NC licence.

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