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Talk Roger Fenton: First war photographer - Talk by Sophie Gordon

Roger Fenton: First war photographer - Talk by Sophie Gordon

Royal Collection Trust

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Genre: Event with live subtitles

Synopsis

Join Sophie Gordon, Head of Photographs, as she discusses Roger Fenton's photographs of the Crimean War, taken in 1855. The lecture will look at the commercial motivations behind Fenton's work and the public display of the photographs across Britain in 1855–6. It will also highlight the emotional content of this pioneering photography by comparing his images with the work of other Crimean War photographers. This event will include speech-to-text transcription.

Live speech-to-text will be provided by Stagetext.

 

Event details

Wed 20 Mar 2019, 1:00pm

Live subtitling by Stagetext

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Venue details

Queen's Galleries
Buckingham Palace
Buckingham Palace Road
London
The Arts Council
The Arts Council
The Arts Council