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Architecture January, 19 2010

Gargoyles and Shadows: Gothic Architecture and 19th-Century Photography

Running until May 16, 2010, Gargoyles and Shadows examines the relationship between photography and architectural practice in the 19-century. Especially important is the role of photography in documenting buildings that were demolished. A new form of historical record is then created, and with it a useful tool in the preservation of national (in this case British) national heritage.

Gargoyles and Shadows is up in the architecture room at the Victoria & Albert Museum, London.

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