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Picturing England

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Exhibition details

England's people and places have been captured by photography since its invention. These exhibitions of Historic England Archive images reveal how our architecture, archaeology and landscapes have changed from the 1850s to the present day.

Many feature in our book Picturing England: The photographic collections of Historic England that charts the changing appearance of England’s buildings, landscapes and people as well as crucial turning points in the history of photography.

The Picturing England exhibition is now on show at the following location:

Bessie Surtees House, Newcastle upon Tyne: 14 March - 26 August 2016

Free exhibition open Monday - Friday, 10am - 4pm, plus a programme of events.

Over 70 images reveal the changing face of England from the 19th to the 21st centuries in Historic England’s new exhibition space at Bessie Surtees House.

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The junction of Steep Street and Trenchard Street, Bristol. John Hill Morgan 1866.
The junction of Steep Street and Trenchard Street, Bristol. John Hill Morgan 1866. © Historic England
The Picturing England book cover
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