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Edwin Smith

The RIBA has acquired the archive of British photographer Edwin Smith (1912-71), which includes this image taken at the Villa Farnese in Caprarola, Italy in 1960. Smith originally trained as an architect before turning his attention to photography. Before his death in 1971, he had earned a considerable reputation, and provided photographs for numerous books by Thames and Hudson such as English Parish Churches (1952) and English Cottages and Farmhouses (1954). The archive donated to ...

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