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27th January 12Type: Other, Group: Historical, Region: London RPS Historical Group - London Collections Visit 2.00 p.m. Visit to the Imperial War Museum, Lambeth Road to see the Don McCullin exhibition. Hilary Roberts who curated the exhibition will give an introductory talk about it. More info
24th March 12Type: Lecture, Group: Historical, Region: Yorkshire The Society’s Historical Group will be holding a special event in the Kraszna Kraus Room, next to Insight, at the National Media Museum on Saturday 24 March 2012 from 10am to 4pm. The day will include: a special talk from Colin Harding, Curator of Photographic technology at the National Media Museum Dr Carolyn Bloore will talk about J Dudley Johnston (President of The Society 1923-25 and 1929-31) and The Northern Following lunch Colin will lead a tour of the Museum’s new exhibition, which he curated, In the Blink of an Eye: Media and Movement which is on show in Galleries One and Two. More info
25th May 12Type: Other, Group: Historical, Region: London Steven Cable from The National Archives, Kew, will host the Historical Group and show some of the rich photographic treasures that TNA holds. These range from the Stationer's Hall copyright records, to government records containing photography, through to company records for photographic companies. More info
10th September 12Type: Lecture, Group: Historical, Region: London In partnership with the National Media Museum and The RPS Historical Group Steve Sasson: Disruptive Innovation: The Story of the First Digital Camera Monday, 10 September 2012, 6.30pm for 7pm at the Science Museum, Fellows Room, Exhibition Road, London, SW7 2DD Steve Sasson is credited with inventing the digital camera creating the first digital camera prototype in 1975 for the Eastman Kodak Company. More info
2nd November 12Type: Other, Group: Historical, Region: London A visit by the Historical Group has been arranged to the Getty Archive - known at various times as Radio Times Hulton / Hulton-Getty / Hulton Deutsch - London for 2 p.m. on Friday 2nd November. More info