A History of Photography at Victoria and Albert Museum

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In 1852, the V&A became the first museum to collect photographs and in 1858, the first to hold a photography exhibition. The Photographs Gallery draws upon the V&A's internationally renowned collection and chronicles the history of photography from the 1840s up to the 1970s. It showcases some of the most technically brilliant and artistically accomplished photographs in the history of the medium.

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Victoria and Albert Museum

Cromwell Road, South Kensington, London, SW7 2RL

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01 Oct 2012 - 31 Jan 2014 Mon - Thu, Sat, Sun 10:00 AM - 5:45 PM; Fri 10:00 AM - 10:00 PM Closed Boxing Day, Christmas Day, Christmas Eve

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Victoria and Albert Museum

Address
Cromwell Road
South Kensington
London
SW7 2RL
Telephone:
+44 (0)20 7942 2000
Public transport:
Tube: South Kensington, Knightsbridge Train: Victoria. Follow the Museums tunnel from South Kensington Underground.