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Meet the author behind the book '100 Photographs from the Collections of the National Trust'

On Thursday 11th July join us in the Gold Room downstairs in the house for a talk by Anna Sparham who will be visiting Polesden Lacey to talk about her book, 100 Photographs from the Collections of the National Trust.

  • Booking essential
  • Free event (admission applies)

The book spans the history of photography from the 1840s to the present day, this book showcases 100 photographs chosen from the many thousands held in collections at Trust properties, including Polesden Lacey. Many of these photographs have only recently been discovered and have been reproduced in the book for the first time.

Anna Sparham is National Curator for Photography at the National Trust. She has worked extensively with historic collections of photographs across the heritage sector. She was formerly Curator of Photographs at the Museum of London.



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This event is free, but normal admission charges apply for the venue.

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The basics

Booking details

Call 0344 249 1895


Not suitable for children.

Meeting point

Meet at the front of the house at 1:55pm for the talk to start at 2pm which will take place in the Gold Room.


This talk will take place downstairs in the Gold Room, accessible for wheelchair users.


Free event, recommended donation of £5.

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