Glorious Things: John Ruskin's Daguerreotype Photographs of Venice


Glorious Things: John Ruskin's Daguerreotype Photographs of Venice

During his 1845 visit to Venice, Ruskin became aware of the power of the recently invented daguerreotype camera to make accurate records of endangered buildings. To mark the 200th anniversary of his birth Sarah Quill, a Trustee of Venice in Peril, will look at Ruskin’s involvement with photography during his researches for The Seven Lamps of Architecture and The Stones of Venice.

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