Information and discussion on all aspects of British photographic history
The announcement of photography’s invention in January 1839 introduced a ‘new power’ into British life that was soon exploited by those interested in commerce, science, culture, journalism and art. This day-long symposium considers how the first fifty years of photography in Britain intersected with the nation’s growing modernity, revealing photography’s crucial role in making Britain the society it is today.
A New Power: The symposium
Saturday 18 March 2023, 9.30am–5.40pm
Oxford: Sir Victor Blank Lecture Theatre, Weston Library
Free event, limited seating, booking required
Details and programme are here: https://visit.bodleian.ox.ac.uk/event/mar23/a-new-power-symposium
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