History of photography: why Fox Talbot is photography’s most important pioneer

    | News | 05/06/2014 00:01am
    History of photography: why William Henry Fox Talbot is photography's most important pioneer

    This year marks the 175th anniversary of Sir William Henry Fox Talbot’s formal documentation of the photographic process in 1839. To celebrate this landmark achievement we will be running a series of special articles tracing the history of photography over the past 175 years and examining some of its finer moments.

    16 old pictures of London landmarks… and how they look today

    | News | 27/02/2014 16:18pm
    16 old pictures of London landmarks… and how they look today

    To mark the launch of the new version of its popular app Streetmuseum, The Museum of London has released 16 old pictures of London which juxtapose the historic views with their present-day perspective

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