As one of the world’s great independent photographic archives, TopFoto was recently awarded a grant from the Heritage Lottery Fund in support of conservation of their historic archives, work in support of diversity, educational outreach, and public engagement.
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Kent, UK, 18 May 2021 – TopFoto is excited to announce that it was awarded a grant from the Heritage Lottery Fund.
TopFoto, a Kent-based photo archive company, recently received a grant from the Heritage Lottery Fund in support of conservation of their historic archives, work in support of diversity, educational outreach, and public engagement.
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According to TopFoto: “Founded in 1927 by influential English freelance photographer John Topham, working from 1927-1975 and published in Illustrated, Daily Mirror, PicturePost, Life magazine, Farmers Weekly, TopFoto (originally Topham Picture Library) has been built up by two generations of the Smith family into what it is today: an expanding, independent picture agency of fascinating range and depth so you can license great images.”
TopFoto provides a wide variety of independent photo archives to customers all over the world. To learn more about TopFoto, please view here for more.
TopFoto continues to state that, “the heart of the TopFoto archive is made up of millions of original negatives and hardcopy prints from a number of thriving 20th Century historic British press agencies from the glory days of Fleet Street (c.1905-1969), collected and acquired by the Smiths during the 1970s and 1980s, together with original engravings from the early 1800s and glass plate negatives from the early 1900s.”
With so many people looking for archival and heritage photos and such a lot to choose from, it can be hard to figure out where to turn. Luckily for you, that’s where TopFoto comes in. With a focus on quality photography and customer service, TopFoto will make sure that you are in good hands in sourcing archival photos.
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TopFoto also states that “every day, worldwide, busy account holders download and license what they need, or send our research team to fast-search the archive. From cruise ships to the space programme, there is virtually no kind of project or customer we haven’t supplied since that original expansion in the 1970s when the Smiths heard, over the phone line, a joyful news editor calling out: “hold the press, Topham have got it”.
For more information about TopFoto’s services and products, please visit www.topfoto.co.uk to find out more and shop for the images you need right now!
About TopFoto: TopFoto is a photo archive company that is based in Kent, United Kingdom, and was established in 1927. “When it comes to still images, we have the rare, the fabulous, the hard-to-find. We offer customer direct-download accounts; preferential rate agreements; a full in-house search service; lots of new content digitised from the archive; rapid response times and plenty of collections exclusive to us including Punch magazine.”
Name: Flora Smith
Address: TopFoto, PO Box 33, Edenbridge, Kent TN8 5PB United Kingdom
Phone: +44 1732 863939