Kendra, our Collections Assistant, shares an exciting discovery from the museum’s print archive: snapshots from the coronation of Tsar Nicholas II in May 1896.
George Davison’s medal-winning pin-hole photograph garnered much controversy as the battle between ‘straight’ and pictorial photography raged on.
Our collection includes these beautiful Kodachrome portraits of women in the armed forces, photographed during the Second World War.
In a case that dragged on for decades, how did a relatively unknown clergyman and amateur photographer take on the Goliath of Eastman Kodak Company?
In the third and final post of the series, Colin Harding looks at the role played by celluloid in the invention and development of moving pictures.
In the second of a series, Colin Harding investigates the role celluloid played in the invention of ‘rollable’ film.
Simple design, mass production and lifelong customers—it’s easy to see why George Eastman was determined to bring photography within the reach of everyone with the Brownie camera.