|1 May 1983|| ||The Museum of Photographic Arts (MoPA) opens officially in San Diego's historic Balboa Park cultural complex with a 7,500 square-foot space |
Sally Mann (1951, 1 May - ) was born - US, VA, Lexington. American portrait and landscape photographer.
Marius Maure (1871, 1 May - 1941) was born - Algeria, Biskra. His father, Auguste Maure, was a military photographer. Marius owned a studio "Photographie Saharienne", rue Berthe, Biskra in Algeria in the 19th century who recorded scenes in the Sahara, Biskra and El Kantara. His work was widely used for photo More...
Henryk Ross (1910, 1 May - 1991) was born - Poland, Warsaw. Appointed by the Jewish Council as official photographer to the Statistics Department to document life in the Lodz Ghetto in Poland during the Second World War (1940-1945). In 1944 just before the ghetto was closed he buried the negatives returning More...
Theodore Roszak (1907, 1 May - 1981, 7 September) was born - Poland, Posen [now Poland, Poznan]. American painter and sculptor who also works with photograms
J. Wells Champney (1843, 16 July - 1903, 1 May) died - US, NY, New York City.
Nasir al-Din Shah (1831, 16 July - 1896, 1 May) died - Persia, Tehran. Shah of Persia (17 September 1848 to 1 May 1896) and a passionate photographer and painter. He established a photographic studio in the Golestan Palace in Tehran.
William McFarlane Notman (1858, 1 November - 1913, 1 May) died. Eldest son of photographer William Notman (1826-1891). He became a partner in his father's company in 1882 and inherited it in 1891 on the death of his father. His brother Charles (1870-1955) was made a partner in around 1894. William McFarlane More...
Max Uhle (1856 - 1944, 1 May) died - Loben (Poland, Lubliniec). Archaeologist who took photographs during his numerous expeditions and excavations in South America. Part of his photographic collection is held by the Berlin-based Ibero-Amerikanisches Institut (Ibero-American Institute, IAI).