In Preparation for 2019

A History of Photography and Photojournalism – the impact of illustrated news

A History of Women Photojournalists – 19th Century to the present day

The First Women of Photography – Derby University, 4th June

Brunel and Stephenson, A Portrait of Iron Fellowship – National Portrait Gallery, London, 4th July




Anna Atkins, Her Life and Legacy

New York Public Library, New York, USA, 3rd November


Isambard Kingdom Brunel & Robert Stephenson, An Engineering Legacy in Photographs

Literary and Philosophical Society, Newcastle upon Tyne, 29th September


Brunel Through A Lens     For ICE 200   25th-27th June

Ashtorre Rock, Saltash  – Museum of Somerset, Taunton and SS Great Britain, Bristol


Robert Howlett’s photography of Saltash Bridge

Institution of Structural Engineers, 12th June


Who was Britain’s first female photographer ?

Lunchtime Lecture, National Portrait Gallery, 3rd May



Life and work of Thomas Frederick Hardwich

RPS Historical Group, Sheffield Hallam University, 18th November


Isambard Kingdom Brunel, A new look at the story behind the photograph and the photographer Robert Howlett

Photographic Collector’s Club of Great Britain, South West region, 8th October

Photographic Collector’s Club of Great Britain, Midlands region, 30th July


Isambard Kingdom Brunel, the hidden story behind the iconic image

Lunchtime Lecture, National Portrait Gallery, London, 20th July



Robert Howlett

RPS Historical Group Research Day, Nottingham, 12th November