Blitz Photographers: Beaton, Brandt and Rodger

A talk by Hilary Roberts of the Imperial War Museum

19—19 jun 2013

London

Blitz Photographers:  Cecil Beaton, Bill Brandt and George Rodger

Many photographers documented the impact of German air raids on British cities for audiences at home and overseas during the Second World War.¬† This talk examines the Blitz photography of three of Britain’s most prominent photographers, with our current exhibition of London Blitz photographs as a backdrop.

Hilary Roberts is Head Curator of Photography at Imperial War Museums (IWM) in Britain. A specialist in the history of war photography, Roberts works with collections of historic war photography around the world. She also works closely with civilian and military photographers covering current conflicts.

This talk is free and open to the public.

The event runs from 7:00 pm on Wednesday June 19th 2013 at 51 Hoxton Square, London N1 6PB and will last for approximately an hour.

Our talks are open to everyone. We recommend arriving promptly as seating is limited.