Tuesday 11 Sept 2018 | 1pm – 2pm
George Shaw Photography Tour
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Victoria Square, Birmingham B1 1BD
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Shaw was a professor of chemistry at Queens College, a patent agent and an amateur watercolourist, and a highly respected member of Birmingham’s scientific, artistic, manufacturing and educational communities.
He was a pivotal figure in the chain of productive relationships between technologists, artisans, manufactures and entrepreneurs which fuelled the economic development of Birmingham during the Victorian era.
He was also the first person in the city to make a photograph.
Colmore BID previously funded a research project in to Shaw’s work. This research was being carried out by our late friend, Pete James. The workshop will be a great way to continue to celebrate Shaw and whilst remembering the great projects we worked on in partnership with Pete.
Join Philip Singleton on this free photo tour for your lunch break as part of our Heritage Week Celebrations!
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