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Peter Henry Emerson (1856 – 1936), National Media Museum UK

Peter Henry Emerson was a British writer and photographer. His photographs are early examples of promoting photography as an art form.Created by: PICRYLDated: 1890
'A Winter's Morning'
Peter Henry Emerson (13 May 1856 – 12 May 1936) was a British writer and photographer. His photographs are early examples of promoting photography as an art form. He is known for taking photographs that displayed natural settings and for his disputes with the photographic establishment about the purpose and meaning of photography.
The National Photography Collection held at the Museum is one of the finest and most extensive anywhere in the world. It encompasses many significant groups of material, including the Science Museumís Photography Collection, The Royal Photographic Society Collection, the holdings of the former Kodak Museum and the picture library of the former Daily Herald newspaper.
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'Confessions'

'Confessions'

Collection of National Media Museum/The Royal Photographic Society (Peter Henry Emerson ( http://www.nationalmediamuseum.org.uk/emerson/ ) )..We're happy for you to share this digital image within the spirit of... more

'A Fisherman At Home'

'A Fisherman At Home'

Collection of National Media Museum/The Royal Photographic Society (Peter Henry Emerson ( http://www.nationalmediamuseum.org.uk/emerson/ ) )..We're happy for you to share this digital image within the spirit of... more

'The Poacher'

'The Poacher'

Collection of National Media Museum/The Royal Photographic Society (Peter Henry Emerson ( http://www.nationalmediamuseum.org.uk/emerson/ ) )..We're happy for you to share this digital image within the spirit of... more

'Going to Market - A Winter Scene'

'Going to Market - A Winter Scene'

Collection of National Media Museum/The Royal Photographic Society (Peter Henry Emerson ( http://www.nationalmediamuseum.org.uk/emerson/ ) )..We're happy for you to share this digital image within the spirit of... more

'An Autumn Pastoral'

'An Autumn Pastoral'

Collection of National Media Museum/The Royal Photographic Society (Peter Henry Emerson ( http://www.nationalmediamuseum.org.uk/emerson/ ) )..We're happy for you to share this digital image within the spirit of... more

'The Stickleback Catcher'

'The Stickleback Catcher'

Collection of National Media Museum/The Royal Photographic Society (Peter Henry Emerson ( http://www.nationalmediamuseum.org.uk/emerson/ ) )..We're happy for you to share this digital image within the spirit of... more

'A March Pastoral'

'A March Pastoral'

The Royal Photographic Society (Peter Henry Emerson ( http://www.nationalmediamuseum.org.uk/emerson/ ) )..Collection of National Media Museum..More of Peter Henry Emerson's work is displayed on the Commons with... more

'A Winter's Morning'

'A Winter's Morning'

Collection of National Media Museum/The Royal Photographic Society (Peter Henry Emerson ( http://www.nationalmediamuseum.org.uk/emerson/ ) )..We're happy for you to share this digital image within the spirit of... more

'A Spring Idyl'

'A Spring Idyl'

Collection of National Media Museum/The Royal Photographic Society (Peter Henry Emerson ( http://www.nationalmediamuseum.org.uk/emerson/ ) )..We're happy for you to share this digital image within the spirit of... more

'The Mangold Harvest'

'The Mangold Harvest'

Collection of National Media Museum/The Royal Photographic Society (Peter Henry Emerson ( http://www.nationalmediamuseum.org.uk/emerson/ ) )..We're happy for you to share this digital image within the spirit of... more

'At Plough - The End of the Furrow'

'At Plough - The End of the Furrow'

Collection of National Media Museum/The Royal Photographic Society (Peter Henry Emerson ( http://www.nationalmediamuseum.org.uk/emerson/ ) )..We're happy for you to share this digital image within the spirit of... more

'A Suffolk Dike'

'A Suffolk Dike'

Collection of National Media Museum/The Royal Photographic Society (Peter Henry Emerson ( http://www.nationalmediamuseum.org.uk/emerson/ ) )..We're happy for you to share this digital image within the spirit of... more

'The Grafter'

'The Grafter'

Collection of National Media Museum/The Royal Photographic Society (Peter Henry Emerson ( http://www.nationalmediamuseum.org.uk/emerson/ ) )..We're happy for you to share this digital image within the spirit of... more

'Crusoe's Island, River Granta'

'Crusoe's Island, River Granta'

Collection of National Media Museum/The Royal Photographic Society (Peter Henry Emerson ( http://www.nationalmediamuseum.org.uk/emerson/ ) )..We're happy for you to share this digital image within the spirit of... more