Tuesday, June 28, 2022

Tag: Photography

Cain’s Amusements features in British Culture Archive exhibition

British Culture Archive exhibition George Wilson Cain's Amusements
A photograph taken in 1984 showing contenders lining up to use the punchbag strength machine at Cain’s Amusements in Herne Bay has been featured as part of an upcoming exhibition from the British Culture Archive.   The image forms part of a feature on photographer George Wilson, which also includes images of teenagers playing the Each Way Nudger with a £2...

Brighton Palace Pier photo wins national competition

Brighton Palace Pier Historic England Photography award
An atmospheric photograph of Brighton Palace Pier has won top prize in this year’s Historic Photographer of the Year competition, awarded for the first time for archival photos due to the travel limitations imposed by Coronavirus.

Photographer wins recognition for putting ‘Pinball Pier’ in the frame

Brighton Palace pier Stephen Tomlinson
The Brighton Palace Pier, whose illustrious history has included early performances from both Stan Laurel and Charlie Chaplin, as well as featuring in many works of British culture, notably the iconic Brighton Rock, and The Who’s concept album and film Quadrophenia, has been party to another impressive artistic accolade.