Collection ART - Polytechnic Art Collection

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Polytechnic Art Collection


  • 1869-1977 (Creation)

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14 items

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Administrative history

The Poly Art Collection was created through the active purchasing of photographic works of art by Margaret Harker between 1977 and 1981 on behalf of the institution. (MH came to PCL in 1939 as Photography student, became Head of School of Photography, Pro Rector and Dean of Faculty of Communications. Retired 1980).

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Photographs originally purchased by Margaret Harker, Head of the School of Photography, for display.

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Access is subject to signing the Regulations for Access form, unless the records are restricted under the Data Protection Act 2018 or under exemptions in the Freedom of Information Act 2000

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