The lessons introduce students to history of photographic technology and what photographs can tell us about life in the past. The issue includes photographs from the National Portrait Gallery and a photographer’s account of working with wildlife.
Students learn to “read” a photograph, looking for clues to its historical context.
Note: This is an archival publication dating back to 1979 and any supplements or suggestions for off-site education may not be available.
Download "Art to Zoo: Old Photographs: Windows to the Past" (PDF).