Brunel Through a Lens was a fascinating talk, giving a sense of the work, skill and improvisation involved in capturing those extraordinary engineering moments of the mid-1800s. The talk attracted a full house in Bristol at Brunel’s SS Great Britain.
Paul Chibeba, Head of Marketing, SS Great Britain Trust
DIRECTOR’S DIARY: THE DEVELOPING STORY By Robert Hulse
“Rose Teanby explains just how fearless and agile was the photographer, shinning up hundred foot ladders in middle of the river with all his heavy, bulky equipment. Or scaling the high platform at the prow of the great ship…”
— Dr Gerlind Lorch (@StereoGerli) May 3, 2018
Sophie Gordon, Shadows of War, Roger Fenton’s Photographs of the Crimea, 1855, (Royal Collection Trust: London, 2017) Acknowledgement “We also thank Rose Teanby who has shared her research on Robert Howlett”… page.252
Brunel Museum Director’s Diary, 25th July 2017
“Rose Teanby gave a excellent and moving talk about the famous Brunel photograph, taken in 1857 by Robert Howlett on the ramps of the Great Eastern.”