The Atkinson: Southport: Double Take (Old Southport Through a Modern Lens)

    Location (with MAP): The Atkinson
    Date/Time: 8 December 2018. - 1 December 2019. 10:00am - 4:00pm
    Event: Exhibition - The Atkinson: Southport: Double Take (Old Southport Through a Modern Lens)
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    Southport: Double Take (Old Southport Through a Modern Lens)

    Sat 8 December – Sat 1 December, Mon – Sat 10am – 4pm

    Free entry

    Local photographer Matt Dodd has blended historical photographs of Southport with images from the present to give a unique window into the past. Matt began his project by researching archival imagery on Sefton Council’s Digital Archive, which holds a large collection of photographs and documents portraying aspects of life in Sefton across the centuries. He also worked with early glass negatives that were re-discovered when the Botanic Gardens museum relocated to The Atkinson in 2013. Matt, a photographer for over 10 years, has been working on this collection of blended photographs for the past 18 months, encouraged by a great response to the images he posted on social media. The exhibition at The Atkinson features a collection of 40 blended photographs.