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A free magazine about classic photography. Profile pic from Issue #01: Eadweard Muybridge. Animal Locomotion, Camel Trotting, 1887. Albumen print from
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Photo Collections May 14
Last call for bookings for today's online talk. Private photo collections: Dr Michael Pritchard in Conversation with Paul Herrmann Bookings close at 11am, and we only have 15 spaces left out of 100.
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The Classic May 14
news: has been rescheduled to 7-11 October (coinciding with ), and there's been a venue change - this edition will take place at Gray's Inn Gardens 🍂
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Sophie Gordon May 12
Mirrors and reflections encourage contemplation. Some beautiful examples - Mary Steen/Queen Alexandra 1911; PrAlfred/PssLouise 1864; Ch Thurston Thompson/mirror c1853-5. All from the Royal Collection
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The Classic Apr 27
An image for our times🧼coming up in the online Fine Photographica sale this Wednesday - link to the full catalogue below: … 📸 Lot 90. Irving Penn, WASHING HANDS, JANUARY, 1987, Vogue Magazine, Estimate £1,000 - £1,200
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The Classic Apr 27
We were very excited to launch our latest issue at the now-postponed inaugural edition of New York - but for now, you can peruse the fair's catalogue as well as our new issue online! 👀
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The Classic Apr 25
Ah, the days of open shops. . . was scheduled to show this Walker Evans NY, as pictured in ’s preview of the now-postponed edition of PPNY. 📸Walker Evans. Untitled, August 12, 1974, SX-70 Polaroid.© Walker Evans Archive
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The Classic Apr 24
Hans P. Kraus Jr Fine Photographs shared this image with for our Spring 2020 preview of the now-postponed New York. 📸Étienne Carjat. Henri Monnier, actor, playing the part of Monsieur Prudhomme, Gelatin mold for a woodburytype, circa 1875
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Photo London Apr 16
Recommended - the 3rd issue of , hot off the (digital) press! We are featured and in good company with 's curator , 's head of photographs and many more!
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The Classic Apr 6
Thank you / British Photo History blog for sharing that Issue 3 of is now available as a download 🙌The British Photo History weekly newsletter is our favourite way to start the week!
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Tate Mar 28
A picture of joy much welcomed this week. 🔴💨 Read about Sirkka-Liisa Konttinen's reunion with the girl on a spacehopper, over 40 years after she caught her bouncing past:
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Rose Teanby Apr 2
Mary Dillwyn's pioneering use of a small camera created many remarkably informal moments captured in the 1850s. See more of Mary's photography including the first snowman at the National Library of Wales: #
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The Classic Apr 2
In the new issue: a conversation w/ writer Catherine McKinley, who shares her growing collection of images of African women, which began as she travelled the historic indigo routes of West Africa in 2011📸Abderoumane Sakaly. Two Young Ye-Ye Girls with Sunglasses, Mali, 1965.
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The Classic Apr 1
📨from the in Issue 3 of , where Head of Photog. Sophie Gordon explains how traveled the world in the 19th century.📸Collage design, Alexandra, Princess of Wales, c.1866-69, Albumen photographic prints pasted onto a design on card
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Dominic Winter Mar 31
PHOTOGRAPHY COLLECTING NEWS Due to the inevitable distribution problems caused by the coronavirus, the new issue of The Classic (#03), the magazine about classic photography, is freely available to all as a PDF from their website
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The Classic Mar 31
The Classic, Issue #3 has arrived! [in digital form, that is...] The Coronavirus pandemic has meant that our new print issue won’t be available at our usual distribution points 📚 So, the team has decided to share this new issue as a PDF:
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The Classic Mar 30
The fantastic resource that is is now entirely available through 18 April 📸 Many thanks to Alan Griffiths! Check out the Facebook page at the link below for further info on how to log in:
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The Classic Mar 30
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with ice & snow to keep afloat.The 3 crew members didn’t survive, but Strindberg's negatives did. . .coming soon in Issue 3! 📸 Nils Strindberg, Digital positive from scanned negative. 1897. Courtesy of Grenna Museum – Andréexpeditionen Polarcenter.
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The Classic Mar 30
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Intrigued by the fuzzy Arctic image that graces the cover of Issue #3 of ? Here's another, taken by Nils Strindberg in 1897 of 'The Eagle', the ill-fated balloon that Swedish engineer Salomon August Andrée piloted for only 2.5 days before it became too heavy...
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The Classic Mar 30
"It was an audacious plan, straight out of Jules Verne. Unlike other expeditions that would head towards the North Pole first by ship, then on skis or dog sled, on foot if necessary, Andrée was quite simply going to fly there in a balloon." 🌬🎈
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StephenBulgerGallery Mar 27
Starting today, we will be releasing a daily tour video of our current exhibition “André Kertész | A Life in Photographs”. Subscribe to the gallery's YouTube channel for details.
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