Croydon Camera Club
Croydon Camera Club


Croydon Camera Club has held annual exhibitions since its inception. Some of the old exhibition posters and programs have survived. Information about more recent exhibitions is now held on-line.

Exhibition poster, date unknown

Exhibition poster 1903-4 The Coronation Day of Edward VII took place on September 21st 1903. Therefore, this poster most likely refers to March of 1904.
Note the special day for the display of colour prints; Croydon Camera Club has always been at the fore front of technology.

Croydon Camera Club Exhibition Program, May 1911, cover pages Items to note are: Dr Mees is giving a talk (81) on photomicrographs showing the definition of various [glass] plates.

Croydon Camera Club Exhibition Program, May 1911, inner pages
Items to note are: The variety of photographic processes used at the time, and which are clearly well understood by many members. These include Bromide, Silver, Carbon, Platinotype, Bromoil, and Ozobrome.

Exhibition Poster November 1952 The Club is clearly held in high esteem as the Exhibition is opened by club member I D Wratten, who is also President of the Royal Photographic Society (RPS).
Croydon's unique contribution to Photography is also noted by a special section of the exhibition dedicated to "the great achievements of Croydon people in the development of photography over the past half-century".