List of photobooks by Mitchell, Peter

Peter Mitchell is a documentary photographer with a focus on Leeds, UK and the surrounding area (he was born in Manchester in 1943), which he documented since the 70's.
Photo: © Telegraph and Argus

Peter Mitchell is a documentary photographer with a focus on Leeds, UK and the surrounding area (he was born in Manchester in 1943), which he documented since the 70's.
Photo: © Telegraph & Argus


Peter Mitchel gained fame with the acclaimed work A New Refutation of the Viking 4 Space Mission displayed at the Impressions Gallery in 1979; a show often mentioned by Martin Parr as a milestone in British Photography.


His work was exhibited at Impressions Gallery in 1979, and nearly thirty years later in 2007 was included in the major exhibition "How We Are: Photographing Britain" throughout the UK including at Tate Britain and Media Space in London, and National Media Museum in Bradford. In this exhition, his work was exposed alongside with photographies from Keith Arnatt, Jane Bown, John Davies, Anna Fox, Paul Graham, Chris Killip, Daniel Meadows, Martin Parr, Chris Steele Perkins, Paul Reas, Paul Seawright, Homer Sykes, and Tom Wood.


Mitchell's work is held in the permanent collections of the Royal Photographic Society and Leeds Art Gallery.


His published works include Memento Mori, about the Quarry Hill flats and Strangely Familiar, a series made as he was a delivery driver in Leedsd and its suburbs.


Bibliography: Already published photo books / monographs


2017 A New Refutation of the Viking 4 Space Mission, Cl. de la Féronnière / RRB Publishing,
2015 Some Thing means Everything to Somebody. Bristol: RRB,
        Scarecrows. Bristol: RRB,
2013 Strangely Familiar. Portland, OR: Nazraeli,
1990 Momento Mori. Skipton, Dalesman

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  • Publisher's presentation:  [ from RRB Publishing, co-publisher ] "Peter Mitchell’s groundbreaking show was first presented at the Impressions Gallery of Photography York in November 1979, and more recently at the Rencontres d'Arles festival in 2016. Now, only 38 years overdue, it will be published as a book for the first time. In the mid-seventies, the...

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  • Publisher's presentation:  [ from RRB Publishing, co-publisher ] "Peter Mitchell’s groundbreaking show was first presented at the Impressions Gallery of Photography York in November 1979, and more recently at the Rencontres d'Arles festival in 2016. Now, only 38 years overdue, it will be published as a book for the first time. In the mid-seventies, the...

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  • Publisher's presentation:  "A long overdue corrected reprint of a title that has been out of print for many years. Memento Mori, Peter Mitchell’s first publication, was published in 1990 and documents the dramatic impact of the Quarry Hill redevelopment project in Leeds, England. « I photograph dying buildings and Quarry Hill was terminal by the time I...

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  • Publisher's presentation:  "A long overdue corrected reprint of a title that has been out of print for many years. Memento Mori, Peter Mitchell’s first publication, was published in 1990 and documents the dramatic impact of the Quarry Hill redevelopment project in Leeds, England. « I photograph dying buildings and Quarry Hill was terminal by the time I...

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  • .Sold out.Strangely familiar is the first publication of Peter Mitchell's celebrated work about his home city of Leeds that he photographed in his rounds as a driver in the 70's.A body of work that has been exhibited quite often - including in the famous "How We Are: Photographing Britain" at the Tate Britain in 2007 - but that never appeared in a book...

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