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

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.