THE Collection

Photographs in Autograph’s collection date from the 1860s to the present day, encompassing different photographic genres and themes.

The growing collection – a living archive – includes approximately 5,000 prints, 10,000 + negatives, 5,000 slides, archive film, several thousand digital and analogue contact sheets, plus related ephemera.

A digital collection comprises over 3,500 high-resolution files, and select ephemera relating to Autograph’s history of publications and exhibitions.

The collection has been developed through artist commissions, donations and strategic acquisitions, and features key images by a diverse constituency of artists from different cultural backgrounds.

View a selection of the collection

Colin Jones

Faisal Abdu'Allah

Franklyn Rodgers

Gayle Chong Kwan

Ingrid Pollard

Raphael Albert

Sunil Gupta

Yinka Shonibare MBE

Dana Popa

Syd Shelton