Anthropology & Photography

Anthropology & Photography is a new open-access publication series edited by the RAI Photography Committee. Emerging from the international conference of the same name organized by the RAI at the British Museum in 2014, the series will highlight and make available to the widest possible audience the best new work in the field.

Volume 1 Daniel Miller, Photography in the Age of Snapchat (published December 2015)

Volume 2 Emilie Le Febvre, A Shaykh’s Portrait: Images and Tribal History amongst Bedouin in the Negev (published March 2016)

Volume 3 Catherine de Lorenzo and Juno Gemes, From Resistance Towards Invisibility (published May 2016)


The Past on Glass. Digitalizing the The David Knights-Whittome Glass Plate Collection

The David Knights-Whittome Glass Plate Collection is held at Sutton Local Studies & Archives Centre, based at Sutton Central Library, St Nicholas Way, Sutton SM1 1EA.

For all enquiries relating to the material, or to volunteer, please fill in the contact form below or contact the project officer Abby Matthews directly on 020 8770 4746 or email:

For all other queries relating to the Archives or local history please contact Kath Shawcross, the Borough Archivist and Local Studies Manager on 020 8770 4747 or email: