Image : Early Daguerreotype of New Street, Birmingham by George Shaw
George Shaw was one of Birmingham’s first photographers and a key member of the emerging professional classes in Victorian Birmingham with a wide ranging network which encompassed his work as a patent agent, chemistry professor and his involvement in the arts. In this talk, in collaboration with the Jewellery Quarter Cemeteries project, artist Jo Gane will discuss Shaw’s life and work, alongside presenting new photographs she has made which expound upon his story.
This talk is free but places are limited. The talk will take place via zoom and ticket holders will be sent a link to join on the day of the event.
This event has already taken place.
online though zoom - links will be sent out to booked participants.
Jul 21, 2021