MACDONALD, Ian. Eton. Eton College, Windsor, Ian Macdonald, 2007.
4to. Black cloth, photo-illustrated dust jacket, pp. 64, illustrated with fine black and white photographs.
Text by Edward Dimsdale.
One of a limited edition of 100 copies signed on the title page by the photographer. Each copy containing a fibre-based gelatin silver print of 'College Chapel, Night', signed and numbered on the verso in pencil by the photographer. This example numbered 40:100. Preserved in a custom-made black cloth fall-down-back box.
Ian Macdonald, who was born in Middlesbrough in 1946. He has been making photographs consistently for some forty years. From 1968 to 1976 he studied a wide range of art disciplines including painting, drawing, printmaking, graphic design and the history of art, at colleges in Middlesbrough, Sheffield and Birmingham.
Ian has previously published three books. Two were in collaboration with his friend the painter Len Tabner, Smith’s Dock Shipbuilders in 1987 and Images of the Tees in 1989. This his third book, Eton, was a response to his year as artist-in-residence at Eton College between 2006 and 2007.