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Raja Deen Dayal (1844 – 1905) was the first Indian photographer to earn international renown. Noted for remarkable beauty, aesthetic nuance and technical skill, Deen Dayal's photographs capture the architectural heritage of India, its landscape and people, and provide a lens through which we can explore a dynamic time in India's history and the role Deen Dayal had in…Continue
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The Museum’s Photographic Studio creates and supplies images for a wide range of internal and external clients. The Studio is part of the Commercial Division consisting of income-generating departments including Picture Library, Retail, Admissions, Events and Marketing.
Carry out scanning, post-production, printing and photography for the…Continue
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This is an exciting opportunity for a dynamic curator to enrich Scotland's outstanding national collection of photography and shape a national and international programme to exhibit and promote it.
Based at the Scottish National Portrait Gallery in Edinburgh, which has a Gallery dedicated to the display of photography, the new…
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The British Embassy in Beijing recently held an exhibition at the JW Marriott Hotel in Beijing presenting China as seen through camera lenses dating as far back as 1870. This is the first time this exhibition has been displayed in China.
‘Picturing China 1870-1950: Photographs from British Collections’ presents a wealth of images of a country undergoing…Continue
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George Eastman House recently announced it is adding high-resolution photographs to the Google Art Project, offering yet another platform to share its unparalleled collections. Eastman House, the world’s oldest museum of photography, is the first museum of photography to be…Continue
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A chance find in a Brighton antiques shop in April 2012 may bring its owner in excess of £500,000 as Martin Philips has decided to part with his cardboard boxes of old photographs. Museums and private collectors have expressed an interest with his collection of Choate’s work and all three hundred original prints, plus some surviving glass negatives when they are sold…Continue