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Salon Mémoire |  Quebec Tintypes 1860-1920 
18 November - 2 December   2017
Opening Reception  Saturday 18 November 1-4 pm


Collector's Talk with Bill Jeffries
Saturday 25 November  |  2 - 3 pm
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Please Join Us
 Saturday 18 November 1-4 pm 
for the Opening of
 


 Salon Mémoire
175 Tintypes from Quebec 
1860 - 1920


Collector's Talk with Bill Jeffries
Saturday 25 November | 2-3 pm

  

 tintype, also known as a ferrotype, is a wet plate collodion photograph made by creating a direct positive on a thin sheet of metal coated with a dark lacquer or enamel and used as the support for the photographic emulsion.

Watch the Tintype Photography Process


- Mark Your Calendar -

Collector's Talk with Bill Jeffries
Saturday 25 November
2 -3 pm
Truth and Beauty Gallery


 No ticket is required.
Everyone is welcome to attend. Seating is limited. 

 
Bill Jeffries was a public school science teacher from 1967-1975. Switching to art in 1976, he did a BFA at UBC, and later an MA at SFU. From 1983-1987 he operated the Coburg Gallery which, at the time, was the only commercial photo gallery in Greater Vancouver.
From 1988 to 1991, he was Director/Curator of the Contemporary Art Gallery, and after three years with Vancouver Art Gallery, he was Director/Curator at Presentation House Gallery from 2001 to 2005.  He ran the galleries at Simon Fraser University until late 2012. In the mid-1990s he worked at a range of environmental organizations, focusing mainly on wetlands preservation in British Columbia. The tintypes in this exhibition come from his photograph collection.
Exhibition Hours :
Wednesday through Saturday 12 - 5pm
and By Appointment
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