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An Age of Confidence: Photographs by Bedford Lemere & Co

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An Age of Confidence: Photographs by Bedford Lemere & Co

Time: January 27, 2012 to May 7, 2012
Location: Lady Lever Art Gallery
Street: Port Sunlight Village
City/Town: Wirral CH62 5EQ
Website or Map: http://www.liverpoolmuseums.o…
Phone: 0151 478 4136
Event Type: exhibition
Organized By: Lady Lever Art Gallery
Latest Activity: Dec 15, 2011

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This photographic exhibition features the work of Bedford Lemere & Co, a leading English firm of architectural photographers between 1870 and 1930. Although based in London, the firm photographed extensively in Liverpool and Wirral for a wide range of influential clients.

This exhibition will be produced in partnership with English Heritage, custodians of the Bedford Lemere & Co collection. It will comprise reproduction photographs, made from the firm’s glass plate negatives, as well as objects from the archive. A wide range of Liverpool and Wirral places and people will be featured including Cammell Laird, the Adelphi Hotel and Port Sunlight Village.

Photo: Detail of 'Packing Room, Sunlight Soap Works, Port Sunlight, Wirral' (1897). Reproduced by permission of English Heritage.

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