About the Author
Colin Ford CBE began his career in the theatre, and is an experienced director and broadcaster. He was keeper of film and photography at the National Portrait Gallery in London (1972-82) before becoming the founding head of Britain's National Museum of Photography, Film & Television, Bradford (now the National Media Museum). Among his dozen or so books on the history of photography are An Early Victorian Album: The Photographic Masterpieces of David Octavius Hill and Robert Adamson (1974), The Cameron Collection: An Album of Photographs by Julia Margaret Cameron (1975) and Portraits (1982). Ian Jeffrey is an internationally-known authority on the history of photography. His Photography: A Concise History (1981) has become a classic. His other publications include The Photography Book (1997) and Revisions: An Alternative History of Photography (1999). He has taught principally at Goldsmiths College, University of London and the Central European University, Prague. Monica Bohm-Duchen is a freelance writer, lecturer and exhibition organizer. She co-curated Art in Exile in Great Britain 1933-1945, an exhibition held in Berlin and London in 1985-1986 and curated a major international exhibition entitled After Auschwitz: Responses to the Holocaust in Contemporary Art, which toured the UK during 1995. Her books include Arnold Daghani (1987), Understanding Modern Art (1991), Chagall (1998), Eva Frankfurther 1930-1959 (2001) and The Art and Life of Josef Herman (2009). She was a visiting lecturer at the Courtauld Institute of Art, London in 1999 and 2004, and currently teaches at Birkbeck College and New York University in London.