‘Snapshot in Time’ Online Conference on Industrial & Transport Heritage

The “Snapshot in Time: photography and industrial heritage” free online conference, 17 November, will discuss the importance of photography as a documentation and advocacy tool for industrial and transport heritage. It is organised by The Scottish Transport and Industry Collections and Knowledge network with speakers from Scotland and England, and beyond.

Topics and speakers include:

  • Photography and Industry – an evolution through time by David Mitchell, Historic Environment Scotland
  • The use of photographs for education, outreach and advocacy by Miriam McDonald, Historic Environment Scotland
  • James O Davies, Historic England
  • Recording Cottam: Photographic recording of coal-fired electricity generation by Ben Russell, Science Museum
  • The Sir William Arrol Collection – iconic photographs on the brink of oblivion by Miles Oglethorpe, Historic Environment Scotland
  • Exploiting photographs within a mixed collection by Carol Morgan, Institute of Civil Engineers
  • D Bruce McCowan, Professional Engineers Ontario

Booking details and a fuller programme can be found here: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/snapshot-in-time-photography-and-industrial-heritage-tickets-189836645517