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  • 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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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.