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Historical Group visit to Pitt Rivers Museum Photographic Collection, Oxford

Report on the Historical Group's visit to the Pitt Rivers Museum Photographic Collection on 7th February 2017.

Added by SIG: Historical on 13 Feb 2017

Robert Howlett Grave Restoration Appeal

There are only two days to go to raise the final £435 of the £2,000 target to restore the grave of pioneering Victorian photographer Robert Howlett.

Added by Region: Headquarters on 06 Jan 2017

Discovering Photographic Treasures at the National Library of Wales

A report on the RPS Historical Group's visit to the National Library of Wales

Added by SIG: Historical on 12 Oct 2016

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?

Added by SIG: Historical on 25 Aug 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.

Added by SIG: Historical on 03 May 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.

Added by Region: Headquarters on 18 Apr 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.

Added by Region: Headquarters on 07 Mar 2015

History of The RPS

There is no published history of The Royal Photographic Society but there are some sources that will help you discover more

22 Sep 2013

Researching historical photographers

Researching historical photographers? This blog gives advice and sources to help you.

21 Sep 2013