Archive for August 2019

Mary Evans Collection: Pump Park Photography

Pump Park specialises in nineteenth century travel photographs from around the world, with an emphasis on prints from Asia; in particular India, Japan and China. It’s a fascinating survey of the scenery and traditions of other lands at a time when public curiosity about overseas culture was at its height, as was an appetite to…

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National Portrait Gallery to represent National Trust portraiture collection for commercial licensing

Oil painting on panel, King Henry VIII (1491-1547), after Hans Holbein the younger (Augsburg 1497/8 - London 1543), 16th century. A half-length portrait in richly embroidered brown coat, jewelled and feathered black cap, jewelled gold neck chain of H design and jewelled medallion. Holding leather gloves in his right hand, ring on index finger. Frame has gilt label 'Henry VIII, Holbein'. Picture light attached to back of frame. One of several copies of a lost original. From Newbattle Abbey.

National Portrait Gallery press release – 15 August, 2019. The National Portrait Gallery is pleased to announce representation of over 3,000 portraits from the National Trust collection, which are now available for commercial licensing and reproduction. The Gallery holds the most extensive  collection of portraits in the world, more than 330,000, and is expanding the content…

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Shutterstock appoints Rachna Bhasin to its board of directors

Shutterstock press release – 6 August, 2019. Shutterstock, Inc. (NYSE: SSTK), a leading global technology company offering a creative platform for high-quality content, tools and services, today announced that Rachna Bhasin, Founder and CEO of EQ Partners and a Co-Founder of Pacifica Investments, has been appointed to the company’s board of directors and will serve…

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StockFood Studios: pictures, videos, and recipes made to measure

StockFood press release – 1 August, 2019 New production service at StockFood StockFood food media agency launches StockFood Studios, an innovative production service for food photography. The Munich-based food experts, whose international brand is synonymous with professional food photography, are expanding their portfolio to include commissioned productions. The website offers this new service. StockFood…

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Jewellery from Werner Forman Archive

Werner Forman Archive press release – July 30, 2019 Werner Forman Archive archive holds a lot of pictures of jewellery of many kinds, both for personal adornment, and symbolic or religious purposes. The collage above show a few nice pieces from the collection. A pendant from the tomb of Tutankhamun in the form of a…

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