Library reveals rare photographs

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Rarely seen images from the early days of photography will be revealed in the British Library's first ever major photographic exhibition.

About 250 original images, including work by 19th century pioneers William Henry Fox Talbot and Julia Margaret Cameron, will go on display in London.

Curator John Falconer said it would examine the history of photography.

The British Library's collection of 300,000 images includes pictures taken in the fields of science, anthropology and archaeology.

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