New exhibition at the National Media Museum
The Lives of Great Photographers
Gallery One, National Media Museum, Bradford, 15 April – 4 September 2011
The new exhibition highlights some of the most famous and memorable images ever produced with photographs by William Henry Fox Talbot, Julia Margaret Cameron and Eadweard Muybridge, through to Tony Ray-Jones and Weegee. It focusses on, and illuminates, the extraordinary and sometimes exceptional lives these photographers led.
The exhibitsÂ are drawn from the Museum’s extensive and diverse Photography Collection, including works from The Royal Photographic Society Collection and the Daily Herald Archive. It presents a selection of photographs by some of the greatest photographers of the nineteenth and twentieth centuries.