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Anthropology and Photography

The Royal Anthropological Institute began its life as the Aborigines' Protection Society in 1837, its inception neatly coinciding with the birth of photography. We went to visit the Institute to speak to its archivist Sarah Walpole and the anthropologist Chris … Continue reading

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Endangered Archives

Small amounts of public funding can make an enormous difference to a photographer. But there are some objectives like, for example, ‘safeguarding the documentary heritage of humankind’ that require more substantial backing. The Endangered Archives Programme at the British Library … Continue reading

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