This collection is the extensive archive of British photographer Tony Ray-Jones. The archive primarily comprises a substantial amount of photographic materials relating to Ray-Jones' photography, including approximately 700 black and white photographic prints, 1700 35mm rolls of film, 2700 black and white contact sheets, one portfolio containing 10 prints and 600 boxes of Ektachrome and/or Kodachrome transparencies. Photography projects documented in the archive include A Day Off, Old English Customs, Extremists and Gurus. The archive includes photography taken during Ray-Jones' time living in both the UK and the USA.
As well as the photographic materials in the archive, the collection includes notebooks, publications owned by and featuring Tony Ray-Jones, press cuttings, exhibition catalogues and a small amount of photographic equipment.
16 shelves of material
- Photography, Publishing, Documentary Photography and Art
- Access is given in accordance with the NSMM access policy. Material from this collection is available to researchers through the museum’s Insight facility.
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