21 October 2019

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Historic Muybridge Collection Returns To His Hometown Kingston 

A highly important collection of work by pioneering photographer Eadweard Muybridge is to be brought back to his home town thanks to a partnership between the Royal Borough of Kingston and Kingston University. The unique material is part of the Victorian photographer’s own personal collection, which he bequeathed to Kingston Museum on his death.

14 April 2012

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Google Doodle Celebrates Paris Photojournalist Robert Doisneau

Google today commemorates the hundredth anniversary of the birth of key French photographer Robert Doisneau Doisneau is attributed as a pioneer of photojournalism, taking his Leica on the streets of Paris and documenting the dynamic lives of the city. He is best known for his 1950 image Le baiser de l’hôtel de ville (Kiss by the Town Hall), […]

7 September 2010

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Eadweard Muybridge Photographer Pioneer Tate Britain

Eadweard Muybridge (British-born 1830) left the London suburb of Kingston in the middle of the 19th century, to make his name and seek his fortune in the New World. Muybridge is now recognised at home and abroad as one of the most important pioneering photographers of the Victorian age. He emigrated to the United States […]