Robin Lenman

Until his retirement in 2003, Robin was Senior Lecturer in History at Warwick University, specialising in German and European political and cultural history and publishing on the German 19th-century art world. He was commissioned to compile the Oxford Companion to the Photograph after his interests turned to photographic history. Robin has lived in Penzance since 2000, and in 2008 co-curated and lectured on the photographs of the photo-journalist Serena Wadham, now in the Morrab Library. Robin lectures frequently on photographic culture and wider historical topics.

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