Black and white photograph of an old man, carrying a bundle of sticks on his back. A grey beard underlining his weathered face, the figure stoops whilst apparently pausing for the photographer, his leathery hands grasp the pole supporting the bundle of hazel on his back.

A Wiltshire Thatcher – a Photographic Journey through Victorian Wessex

This exhibition celebrates the work of Ernest Farmer, who today is little-known but was a leading figure in the development of photography as an art form. The exhibition features the image immortalised on the Led Zepplin IV album cover. Through the exhibition, we will show how Farmer captured the spirit…

Exhibitions organised by our Wessex Museums partners


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