British Photographic History website review of the exhibition, 'The Cottingley Fairies: A Study in Deception'.

Period17 Dec 2020

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Media contributions

  • TitleExhibition: Cottingley Fairy hoax centenary celebrated
    Degree of recognitionInternational
    Media name/outletBritish Photographic History
    Media typeWeb
    Duration/Length/Size1 page
    Country/TerritoryUnited Kingdom
    Description'The 100th anniversary of the Cottingley Fairies, one of the most famous hoaxes of the twentieth century, is being marked by a new exhibition curated by an academic from the University of Huddersfield. It will open in January 2021 at the University of Leeds Brotherton Library, subject to COVID restrictions being lifted. It is curated by Dr Merrick Burrow, Head of English & Creative Writing, and will form part of the Treasures of the Brotherton Collection at the University of Leeds.'
    Producer/AuthorMichael Pritchard
    PersonsMerrick Burrow