LHF videos of Talks – Portrait Photographs


Video of the talk ‘Private Lives and Public History’ by Jon Newman

Jon Newman, Lambeth Archivist, talks about portrait photographs in Lambeth Archives and how they offer a social history of Lambeth, from the earliest daguerrotypes and ambrotypes to the studio portraits of Harry Jacobs.

This video is about 55 minutes – settle down for a nostalgic journey…
Historic photos of ordinary people in Lambeth and early photograpic styles with examples of photographs taken by amateurs and professionals.

The Local History Forum series of talks ran on past their usual season from November to March. This is a recording of a talk by this Lambeth Archivist in May 2022.