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The big big camera on tour

The big big camera on tour

Come and see one of the largest cameras ever made!

7 June 2016

7 June 2016, The big, big camera on tour @ People's History Museum

Time 10:00 - 15:00

Duration 5 hours

Cost In order to keep our events programme affordable to everyone, please make a donation.  Suggested donation £3

Come and see one of the largest cameras ever made!  The Hunter Penrose camera is over six feet long and four feet high.  It was retrieved from a wallpaper factory in Springhead by Gallery Oldham and restored to working order by photographer Ian Beesley.  The camera is touring the North West, photographing the landscape, the architecture and the people.We Love Kids in Museums

Join Ian as he demonstrates the physical demands of early photography and discusses the validity of analogue photography in the digital age.

This project is supported by Gallery Oldham and Arts Council England.  Part of our Grafters events programme Arts Council England

Family Friendly event, suitable for all ages

  • Treat yourself to 15% off in The Left Bank cafe bar and 10% off in the museum shop when you attend an event at the People’s History Museum
  • What’s your favourite object at PHM?  Check out our slideshow with highlights from the collection

Grafters has been kindly supported by UCLan.


Booking Requirements: No booking required, drop in event