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Livestream: Roger Watson, Curator, Fox Talbot Museum

Roger Watson, curator of the Fox Talbot Museum, is lecturing in the United States and can be seen in a livestream of his lecture on 4 February 2016 at 12.00AM GMT.

AAHD alumnus Roger Watson, BFA 1982, is a curator at Lacock Abbey, Fox Talbot Museum, in Lacock, England, Britain's birthplace of photography. Watson's recent book is Capturing the Light: The Birth of Photography, a True Story of Genius and Rivalry, co-authored by Helen Rappaport. The Fox Talbot Museum celebrates the life and work of William Henry Fox Talbot (1800-77). Fox Talbot created the first photographic negative in 1835, taken of a small window at his home, Lacock Abbey.

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Comment by Michael Pritchard on February 1, 2016 at 19:07

Yes - that was my estimate, too... a late night. 

Comment by Roger Mead on February 1, 2016 at 16:40


am I correct in thinking that this is at midnight in the UK?



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