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Historical

  • Hands 1930s

    by Atelier von Behr

  • Christina sitting on the Beach c 1913

    by Mervyn O'Gorman

  • by By Roger Fenton

The Royal Photographic Society's Historical Group was founded in 1972 to promote knowledge of the history of photography in all its aspects, and to encourage the preservation of photographs, photographic equipment and documents relating to the history of photography. Read more→

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5May

Lectures

Isabella Bird - Photographic Travels (FULLY BOOKED)

The Royal Photographic Society

2Oct

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Curator-led Tour: Photography - A Victorian Sensation

National Museums of Scotland

3Oct

Symposium

Victorian Photography: A Scottish Perspective

National Museums of Scotland

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18 April 2015

How can I copy old photographic plates?

One of the common enquiries The RPS receives is "How can I get a photograph from an old glass plate?" Read this blog to find out how.

07 March 2015

The 1958 RPS Pictorial Group exhibition in Russia

In 1958 the RPS Pictorial Group exhibition was shown in Moscow and Leningrad at the height of the Cold War.