Adams, Peter (Photographic)

Reference: P PADDate: 1982-2002Extent: c.2800 black and white negatives, c. 600 colour negatives and prints

An image of a tractor in a field, part of the Peter Adams Collection.Peter Adams worked as freelance photographer as well as for farming publications such as Farmer’s Weekly where he began his career in 1960 as a trainee photographer. After twenty years at Farmer’s Weekly, Peter worked with the local press and then as a freelance photographer before moving on to Farming News, a weekly newspaper in 1982.

The collection contains over 2800 sets of black and white negatives and contact prints of work carried out for Farming News, taken between 1982 and 1994, and over 600 sets of colour negatives and prints taken between 1992 and 2002. Subjects include agricultural shows such as the Royal Show, agricultural organisations, current affairs, and general farming practices across the country.

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