THE SOUTH WALES REGION ORGANISERS OF THE ROYAL PHOTOGRAPHIC SOCIETY HAVE Antony Penrose, photographer and the son of surrealist artist Sir Roland Penrose and the surrealist and war documentary photographer Lee Miller as guest speaker for a day event in Pontyclun near Llantrisant on 21 July 2019. Anthony is the curator of the Lee Miller Photographic Archives and author of several books.
The Lee Miller archive consists of approx 60,000 of her negatives, mainly B&W, manuscripts, captions, notes, letters, her cameras, some personal effects (including her US Army uniform). The archive also contains approx 3,000 images by Sir Roland Penrose and photography by David E Schuerman, Man Ray, Antony Penrose and Andrew Lanyon.
Tickets are available now:
RPS Member - £12.00
Non RPS Member - £18.00
(Teas, coffees, cold drinks and biscuits are included in the price. Attendees are asked to bring their own packed lunches)
More information of the day’s programme and ticket booking on the RPS website event page >
The Lee Miller Archives are held at Farleys House and Gallery, Farley Farm, Muddles Green, Chiddingly East Sussex BN8 6HW
Banner image © Lee Miller Archive