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Historical

  • by By Roger Fenton

  • Hands 1930s

    by Atelier von Behr

  • 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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4Aug
2018

Exhibitions

Victorian Giants comes to Sheffield

Millennium Gallery, Sheffield

24Aug
25Aug
2018

Field Trips

Glasgow Event

Kelvin Hall (meet in Coffee bar)

23Sep
2018

Field Trips

South Wales RPS Visit to Autumn Steam Gala Severn Valley Railway, Kidderminster to Bridgnorth

Kidderminster Station, Comberton Hill, Kidderminster, DY10 1QX

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13 February 2017

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.

06 January 2017

Robert Howlett Grave Restoration Appeal

We are no longer accepting donations as the grave has been restored. Thank you very much to all those who contributed.