Join the V&A’s Senior Curator of Photographs, Martin Barnes, as he gives a guided talk of the show in the gallery, looking at Broomfield’s finished exhibition photographs and his previously unseen contacts sheets that reveal his working processes.
Maurice Broomfield (1916-2010) made some of the most spectacular photographs of British industry, showing skilled men and women proudly at work in factories throughout the UK.
His photographs reveal a workforce in an era of rapid transition, depicting the remnants of the nineteenth-century’s industrial revolution alongside emerging modern technologies. This exhibition is drawn from his archive housed at the Victoria and Albert Museum.
Suitable for adults.
To find out more about becoming a Friend, click here.
The Museum and Art Gallery is fully accessible to wheelchair users; however, we are limited to 2 wheelchair users on the upper floors in order to ensure safe evacuation in the event of a fire. If you are a wheelchair user and you would like to book onto this event then please contact us before booking on 01332 641901 or via email email@example.com
The deadline for booking onto this event has passed.
Also at Museum and Art Gallery
Other events you might like
- Monday Closed
- Tuesday-Saturday 10am - 5pm
- Sunday 12pm - 4pm
The Museum is closed on Mondays.
Find us at: