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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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30Sep
2016

Field Trips

Tour of the archives of the National Library of Wales

The National Library of Wales

12Nov
2016

Symposium

Research day at Bromley House Library, Nottingham

Bromley House Library

25Nov
26Nov
2016

Exhibitions, Field Trips, Lectures

Visit to the Scottish National Photographic Collection, Edinburgh

Scottish National Portrait Gallery

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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.