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The Collector's Eye: Public Talk

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The Collector's Eye: Public Talk

Time: October 27, 2010 from 1:15pm to 2:15pm
Location: Gallery of Photography, Meeting House Square
Street: Temple Bar
City/Town: Dublin 2 Ireland
Website or Map: http://galleryofphotography.i…
Phone: +353 1 677 9057
Event Type: talk
Organized By: Gallery of Photography
Latest Activity: Oct 6, 2010

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Dr Justin Carville will talk about the Sean Sexton Collection on Wednesday, October 27th at 1.15pm. All welcome, admission is free.

About Sean Sexton: Born in Co Clare in 1946, Sean Sexton emigrated to London, where in 1973 he acquired his first Irish historical photographs. His collection is still growing and now includes over 20,000 images, documenting every aspect of Ireland’s past and illustrating the development of the photographic art form. His books include ‘Ireland – photographs 1840-1930, introduction by J.J. Lee (1994); ‘The Plant Kingdoms of Charles Jones’ (with Robert Flynn Johnson) (1998); and ‘The Irish’ Introduction by Christine Kinealy (2002).

Photo: Baron Taylor, 1873 by Nadar (c) Sean Sexton Collection

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