A Revelatory Eye – Dartmoor Photography from the 1850s to the 1870s

Thursday 5th October
Ashburton Arts Centre, 15 West St, Ashburton, Newton Abbot TQ13 7DT, UK

Time: 7.30pm  at Ashburton Arts Centre TQ13 7DT

Over the past 25 years Tom Greeves has collected together some of the earliest landscape photographs of Dartmoor, taken in the 1860s and 1870s. Many were by one of the finest national photographers of the era, Francis Bedford, but several other photographers captured scenes that are of great historical, social and environmental interest, and often beautifully composed. A Victorian sense of humour is also evident in some of them. This talk will illustrate examples from across Dartmoor.

Tickets for this event can be obtained through Ashburton Arts Cente, links below, or by telephone from Bill Murray 01647 231297

£10 full price or £8/£5 please pay what you can.

wegottickets.com/ashburtonarts (+10% fee) or email boxoffice@ashburtonarts.org.uk to reserve and pay on the night.

Doors and bar open 7pm
Free parking after 6pm in the town car park across the road, or in the Greymatter compounds on Chuley Road, a 5 minute walk away.
See ashburtonarts.org.uk for more about local cafes/restaurants, access, and the rest of the programme
A Revelatory Eye - Dartmoor Photography from the 1850s to the 1870s

Photo of Ashburton from the South by Francis Bedford. Copyright Tom Greeves collection