The Polychrome Lens: Colour in Architectural Photography at Royal Institute Of British Architects

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Drawing on material from the British Architectural Library's extensive collections, this exhibition examines the history of colour in architectural photography. Discover early attempts involving toning and hand-tinting in the 19th Century, judge the results of the significant advances made following the introduction of new technology in the 1930s and 40s and see the explosion of colour in the architectural press during the 1970s and 80s. This display will reveal the influence that colour photography has had on architecture right up to the present day.

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66 Portland Place, Marylebone, London, W1B 1AD

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16 Nov 2012 - 04 May 2013 Tue 10:00 AM - 8:00 PM; Wed, Fri 10:00 AM - 5:00 PM; Sat 10:00 AM - 1:00 PM

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