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Michael Wong's Blog – April 2011 Archive (22)

Exhibition: Through the Colonial Lens: Photographs of 19th and 20th Century India

Through the Colonial Lens will feature more than 70 images, looking at the history of photography in India from its early adoption dating from the 1840s through the early 1900s and will explore themes of the subjective view, consumption of images and photography’s growing prominence over earlier forms of visual media. Drawing from local private collections, Through the…

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Added by Michael Wong on April 2, 2011 at 6:07 — No Comments

Victorian Photography the Paxman way

Some of you may have caught the BBC series last year. But for those who missed it, here's a reminder of an entertaining clip of Jeremy Paxman doing Victorian photography ..... The clip features the Reeves of Lewes photographic, established 1855 which still has its negatives back to its founding.

 

Added by Michael Wong on April 2, 2011 at 6:00 — No Comments

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