Magnum photographer David Hurn donated an extensive archive of his work to the Martin Parr Foundation (MPF) in 2019. The works gifted by Hurn have joined a set of prints already within the permanent MPF collection.
The donated archive contains a substantial number of photographic prints relating to the work of David Hurn, including vintage press prints, exhibition prints, book layouts, and a complete set of his photographs made in Wales. The projects covered in the archive include Land Of My Father, Living In Wales, Carvings And Controversies: Sculpture Exposed, Photographs: 1956-1976, Herne Bay, as well as press assignments such as, the Aberfan Disaster, The Beatles: A Hard Day’s Night, Churchill’s Funeral, and the Grosvenor Square Riot.
In addition to the photographic prints in the archive, a number of supporting materials are included such as; correspondence letters, project notes, book layouts, and paper records. Access to the David Hurn archive can be arranged upon request, through Isaac – firstname.lastname@example.org
For a full overview of the collection please read below:
– The Beatles: A Hard Day’s Night, Aberfan, Grosvenor Square Riot, Churchill’s Funeral, Smash & Grab raid – vintage silver gelatin press prints
– Complete set of Wales Photographs 1966-2014 – pigment prints
– Land of my Father – silver gelatin proof prints and supporting materials
– Living in Wales – silver gelatin exhibition prints and supporting materials
– Carvings and Controversies: Sculpture Exposed – silver gelatin exhibition prints and supporting materials
– Photographs: 1956-1976 – silver gelatin proof prints and supporting materials
– The Great British Seaside: Photography From the 1960s to the Present – pigment exhibition prints
– Complete set of Herne Bay photographs – pigment prints
– Ephemera Collection – letters, notes, and paper records