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Audrey Linkman - Publications


Photography and Death (London: Reaktion Books, 2011)

The Victorians: Photographic Portraits (London: Tauris Parke, 1993)


'The Documentary Photography Archive’, in Tom Wood, The DPA Work (Steidl/University of Chester, Göttingen, forthcoming Nov. 2020)

‘Case study: A critical approach to reading photographs as heritage’, in Rodney Harrison, ed., Understanding the Politics of Heritage (Manchester: Manchester University Press in association with The Open University, 2010), pp.45-68

‘The Photo Detective’, The Guardian Guide to Family History, Guardian Supplement (April 2007), pp.14-18

‘Taken From Life: Post-Mortem Portraiture in Britain, 1860 – 1910’, History of Photography, Vol. 30 No.4 (Winter 2006), pp.309-47

‘Visual Evidence – Family Photographs’, in Nigel Warburton & Donna Loftus, A173 Start Writing Family History, (Milton Keynes: Open University online course, 2003)
Audrey Linkman, Picturing the Family, Open University, OpenLearn Study Unit (A173_1),

‘Fair Likeness: Portrait Photography at the Fairground in Nineteenth Century Britain’, in Simon Popple and Vanessa Toulmin, eds., Visual Delights: Essays on the Popular and Projected Image in the Nineteenth Century (Trowbridge: Flicks Books, 2000), pp.71-83

‘The Stigma of Instability: The Carbon Process and Commercial Photography in Britain, 1864-1880’, Photographica World, No.91 (Winter 1999/2000), pp.8-32

Photohistorica: Literature Index of the European Society for the History of Photography, Issue 58 (1999)

‘Passing Trade: Death and the Family Album in Britain 1860-1900’, The PhotoHistorian, No.123 (September 1998), pp.18-26

‘Flashed, Pot and Porcelain: The Opalotype in Victorian Britain’, Photographica World, Nos. 80 (March 1997), pp.34-42 & 81 (June 1997), pp.43-49

‘Brown Barnes and Bell’, The PhotoHistorian, No.111 (March 1996)

‘The Photographic Multiple in the Nineteenth Century’, The PhotoHistorian, No.110 (January 1996)

‘Cheap Tin Trade: The Ferrotype Portrait in Victorian Britain’, Photographica World, No. 69 (June 1994), pp.17-28

‘A Roving Scot: Itinerant Photography in the Heart of England in the 1850s’, Scottish Photography Bulletin (1992/1), pp.3-15

‘The Workshy Camera: Photography and the Labouring Classes in the Nineteenth Century’, Costume, Journal of the Costume Society, No. 25 (1991), pp.36-52

‘Nineteenth Century Card Formats in Britain’, Royal Photographic Society Historical Group Supplement, No. 92 (March 1991)

‘Today's Photographs, Tomorrow's History: The Work of the Documentary Photography Archive’, in Michael Hallett, ed., Rewriting Photographic History, Conference Proceedings (Birmingham: The Article Press, 1990), pp.33-35

‘The Itinerant Photographer in Britain, 1850-1880’, History of Photography, Vol. 14 No.1 (Jan-Mar 1990), pp.49-68

‘Warwick Brookes, Warwick Brookes and Warwick Brookes’, The PhotoHistorian, No.82 (Autumn 1988)

‘Manchester Studies Archive Retrieval Project’, Journal of the Society of Archivists (1981)

Joint author with B.Williams, ‘Recovering the Peoples' Past’, History Workshop Journal (1979), pp.111-126

Plus short articles, reviews etc in Local History, Costume, Family History Magazine, NW Museums Service Newsletter, Your Family Tree, etc.


Your Family Tree, regular contributor to monthly Photo Analysis feature, 2004 -

Nation on Film (Milton Keynes: The Open University, 2005). Booklet to accompany television series produced in collaboration with the BBC.

The Expert Guide to Dating Victorian Family Photographs (Manchester: Greater Manchester County Record Office, 2000)

‘Professional Photographers in Liverpool 1851 – 1900’, R.P.S. Historical Group Supplement (1992)

Caring for Your Family Photographs at Home (Manchester: Documentary Photography Archive, 1991)

Professional Photographers in Manchester 1901 - 1939, (Manchester: Documentary Photography Archive, 1988)

The Classic Slum (Manchester: Manchester Studies Unit, 1984) Touring exhibition catalogue.

Family Albums (Manchester: Manchester Studies Unit, 1982) Touring exhibition catalogue.

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