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Friends First View of Close Up & Personal: Victorians & Their Photographs

Posted 15th April 2016
Watts Contemporary Gallery

Monday 13 June


Free admission for Friends of the Gallery

RSVP required

Be among the first to see our new temporary exhibition Close Up & Personal: Victorians & Their Photographs. This exclusive first view includes refreshments and an expert-led discussion of the process of curating the exhibition.

This exhibition explores some of the ways that early photography was consumed by a society that become obsessed. A variety of forms emerged including stereoscopes, travel photography, keepsakes, advertising and the new commercial venture of the photography studio. Experience for yourself a Victorian drawing room entertainment through hands on use of stereoscopes and use your own camera phone to take pictures in a photo booth.

To book a place, email or call 01483 813597.