In a series of guest articles for Culture24 the late Robert Elwall, curator of the Photographs Collection, highlighted the hidden treasures in the collection and discussed the development of architectural photography.
Exploring a 50-year career that included cinemas and stores.
Image: Odeon cinema, Leicester Square, 1937
One of Britain’s finest topographical photographers, noted for his sensitive response to place.
Image: Temple of Castor and Pollux, Agrigento, Sicily, 1954
Culture24 visited the RIBA and took a look behind the scenes at the Photographs Collection.
Image: RIBA, 66 Portland Place, London, 1934
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