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Historical

  • Hands 1930s

    by Atelier von Behr

  • by By Roger Fenton

  • Christina sitting on the Beach c 1913

    by Mervyn O'Gorman

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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2Oct

Other

Curator-led Tour: Photography - A Victorian Sensation

National Museums of Scotland

3Oct

Symposium

Victorian Photography: A Scottish Perspective

National Museums of Scotland

24Nov

Meetings

A visit to Cooke Optics Ltd

Thurmaston

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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.

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.