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London Recorded by Camera: A Look through Bishopsgate Library's Photographic Archive

06 July 2010

Join Stefan Dickers for an introduction to the numerous photographic collections held by Bishopsgate Institute on the social and cultural history of London. Highlights will include a look in the boxes of glass slides created by the London and Middlesex Archaeological Society at the turn of the century, the eclectic London History Workshop collection and the huge London Co-operative Society photographic archive. Stefan will also talk about and show examples from some of the Library’s more recent additions, including the London Collection Digital Photographs Project and the Jackson/Davies Collection on Old Spitalfields Market.

Stefan Dickers is Bishopsgate Institute’s Library Manager and looks after the Raphael Samuel Archive, along with its other numerous collections on the history of London, the labour movement, co-operation, freethought and humanism. He previously worked in the archives of the London School of Economics and Senate House Library.

Cost: Free

Booking: Telephone Bishopsgate Institute's ticket line on 020 7392 9220.

Location: Bishopsgate Institute, 230 Bishopsgate - Click for map

Time: 7.30pm