The Grant Brothers Archive

Made:
1900-1939
maker:
Grant, Thomas
,
Grant, Horace
and
Grant, Bernard

This archive relates to the work and lives of the three Grant brothers – Thomas, Horace and Bernard – who were a family of photographers. They all worked for the Daily Mirror between 1908 and the early 1930s and were also war photographers in World War I.

The archive contains prints and albums of photographs taken by the Grant brothers, photo layouts, correspondence and documents regarding photography work, and biographical materials including a manuscript of “To The Four Corners” by Bernard Grant. There is also a published copy of Bernard Grant’s book “To The Four Corners” (1933) and an accompanying scrapbook with press cuttings of book reviews. The two photography albums are titled “The Great War” and “The Royal Navy in World War I”. Photography in the archive ranges from war photography to photographs of royalty.

Details

Extent:
4 boxes and 1 briefcase
Identifier:
GBA
Subject:
Photography, Photojournalism, War Photography
Access:
Access is given in accordance with the NSMM access policy. Material from this collection is available to researchers through the museum’s Insight facility
System of Arrangement: