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Pete James's Blog – February 2009 Archive (1)

The Art Fund helps Birmingham Central Library secure 70s photographs

Birmingham Central Library has been awarded £11,750 by The Art Fund, the UK’s leading independent art charity, to purchase prints by two of the leading British documentary photographers of the 1970s, who were inspired by amateur Victorian photographer Sir Benjamin Stone.

The acquisition includes a total of twenty-four photographs by Daniel Meadows and Homer Sykes, who documented the lives, customs and festivals of British people some eighty years after Stone toured the country… Continue

Added by Pete James on February 6, 2009 at 21:22 — 1 Comment

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