In Preparation

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

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

Revolutionary images: Brunel’s engineering legacy captured by Robert Howlett – Bristol September

 

2019

A History of Women in Photojournalism – 1858 to the present day

Nottingham Trent University, 27th March

 

A Brief Biography of Anna Atkins on her 220th Birthday

UK Photography Show, NEC, 16th & 19th March 

 

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

Nottingham Trent University, 6th March

 

Mrs Cooke and Miss Wigley, The First Women Commercial Photographers in England 

Women, Work and Commerce in the Creative Industries, Britain 1750 – 1950, Westminster University, London, 9th February

 

2018

Anna Atkins, Her Life and Legacy

Anna Atkins Symposium, New York Public Library, New York, 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

 

2017

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

 

2016

Robert Howlett

RPS Historical Group Research Day, Nottingham, 12th November