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Permanent photographic collections

Updated Friday 24th June 2005

A guide to some of the best places to see photographic art in the UK.  

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Permanent photographic collections

British Film Institute 21 Stephen Street
London
W1P 1PL
Tel: 0171 255 1444
Fax: 0171 436 7960

Birmingham Library Services
Special Collections Office
Central Library
Chamberlain Square
Birmingham
B3 3HQ
Tel: 0121 235 4549

Imperial War Museum
Department of Photographs
Imperial War Museum
Lambeth Road
London
SE1 6HZ
Tel: 0171 416
Fax: 0171 416 5374

National Buildings Record
Royal Commission on the Historical
Monuments of England
Fortress House
23 Saville Row
London
W1X 2JQ
Tel: 0171 973 3091

National Library of Wales
Department of Pictures & Maps
Aberystwyth
Dyfed
SY23 3BU
Tel: 01970 623800
Fax: 01970 615709

National Museum of Photography,
Film, & Television
Pictureville
Bradford
BD1 1NQ
Tel: 01274 727488
Fax: 01274 723155

National Portrait Gallery
St Martin’s Place
London
WC2H 0HE
Tel: 0171 306 0055
Fax: 0171 306 0056

The Photographers’ Gallery
5 and 8 Great Newport Street
London
WC2H 7HY
Tel: 0171 831 1772
Fax: 0171 836 9704

Public Record Office
Ruskin Avenue
Kew
Richmond
Surrey
Tel: 0181 876 3444
Fax: 0181 878 8905

Royal Photographic Society
The Octagon
Milsom Street
Bath
Avon
BA1 1DN
Tel: 01225 462841
Fax: 01225 448688

Scottish Photography Archive
Scottish National Portrait Gallery
1 Queen Street
Edinburgh
EH2 1JD
Tel: 0131 556 8921
Fax: 0131 558 3691

Victoria & Albert Museum
South Kensington
London
SW7 2RL
Tel: 0171 938 8500

Web Links
The Association of Photographers
The Royal Photographic Society

The Fox Talbot Museum of Photography

 

 

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