Tom Emerson on Edwin Smith

Architect Tom Emerson talks about the elements that make the image of Daneway House his favourite photograph by Edwin Smith.

The image and a longer version of this interview appears in the exhibition ‘Ordinary Beauty: The Photography of Edwin Smith’, open from 10 September to 6 December 2014 at the RIBA, 66 Portland Place, London. Entry is free.

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Image: View of the hall from the library, Daneway House, Sapperton, Gloucestershire, 1960
(© Edwin Smith / RIBA Library Photographs Collection)

Interview recorded in 2014


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