PCN Collections tour and exhibition visit at RIBA
The Photographic Collections Network have partnered with RIBA Archive to host a collection and exhibition tour on 19th October 2023 1pm. Due to venue size tickets are limited.
The Robert Elwall Photographs Collection at the Royal Institute of British Architects (RIBA) is one of the largest and most comprehensive of its kind in the world, spanning the whole history of the medium and including most types of photographic processes. This in-person event will include a curator's tour of the exhibition Wide-Angle View: architecture as social space in the Manplan series 1969-70 and an exclusive view of some of the collection's highlights, including 19th century photographic albums, large exhibition prints from the 1930s, glass negatives and examples of the work of Edouard Baldus, Bedford Lemere, Dell & Wainwright, Edith Tudor-Hart, Edwin Smith, Julius Shulman, Judith Turner, Hélène Binet and many others.
Image below: Children's playground, Pepys Estate, Deptford, London (1970) Tony Ray-Jones / RIBA Collections