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Historical

  • Christina sitting on the Beach c 1913

    by Mervyn O'Gorman

  • by By Roger Fenton

  • Hands 1930s

    by Atelier von Behr

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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Upcoming Events  More →
7Feb
2016

Exhibitions

Hurter and Driffield Centenary Exhibition

The Castle Park, Art Centre

17Feb
2016

Exhibitions

Burton Bros of Dunedin

Pitt Rivers Museum, University of Oxford

5Mar
2016

Other

AGM (with Speakers after Lunch)

National Media Museum

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Photography blogs  More →

25 August 2015

A tin of tea and photography’s history

What's the connection between a tin of tea and one of Britain's greatest women photographers?

03 May 2015

The Royal Photograph Collection at Windsor

The RPS Historical Group had a behind-the-scenes visit to the royal photograph collection housed at Windsor Castle on 28 May led by curator Sophie Gordon.