<b>United Kingdom</b>: The Work of Photographer John Topham


  • Alan Smith

Author Biography

Alan Smith

Alan Smith is the Managing Partner of TopFoto, UK (Topham Partners LLP (www.TopFoto.co.uk). After gaining an MA in History from Oxford University, he worked in publishing, including as Sales Director with the British Printing Corporation and the Thompson Organisation (Sphere Books); IPC Partworks; and as a Partner in a maritime bookshop, a publishing company and a London picture agency. In 1973 he purchased the John Topham archives to form TopFoto, a global business. Alan was Chairman of BAPLA for 6 years (British Association of Picture Libraries and Agencies www.bapla.org.uk) and was President of CEPIC for 12 years (Coordination of European Picture Agencies Stock, Press and Heritage www.cepic.org). Alan has also been the Director of the Hebridean Trust for 25 years and Chairman of The Eden Valley Museum Trust for 9 years.




How to Cite

Smith, A. (2015). <b>United Kingdom</b>: The Work of Photographer John Topham. Uncommon Culture, 5(9/10), 174–179. Retrieved from https://journals.uic.edu/ojs/index.php/UC/article/view/6058



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