Anna Atkins (1799, 16 March - 1871) was born - Great Britain, England, Kent, Tonbridge. In 1841 an Irish botanist William Henry Harvey (1811-1866) published A Manual of the British Algae (London: John Van Voorst) which lacked any illustrations. Anna Atkins knew of the cyanotype process through her family acquaintance Sir John More...
William Jerome Harrison (1845, 16 March - 1908) was born - England, Yorkshire, Hemsworth. Active in encouraging the teaching of science in Birmingham in Great Britain. He became the Chief Science Master to the Birmingham School Board in 1880. As an amateur photographer and photo-historian with a fascination in the natural sciences, More...
Danny Lyon (1942, 16 March - ) was born - US, NY, Brooklyn. A Magnum photographer who came to prominence with his book ‘The Bikeriders‘ (1968) - since then he has worked on social issues such as civil rights and prisons.
Sandy Nicholson (1973, 16 March - ) was born - Australia. Australian contemporary photographer.
Constantin Brancusi (1876, 21 February - 1957, 16 March) died. Romanian-born sculptor who moved to Paris in 1904 and did most of his major work in France. He used photography to document his sculptures gaining the advice of Man Ray. As a member of the Parisian avant-garde with his sculptures inspired by non-More...
Esther Bubley (1921, 16 February - 1998, 16 March) died. American photographer.
Henry Dixon (1824, 29 March - 1883, 16 March) died - England, London.
Francis Benjamin Johnston (1864, 15 January - 1952, 16 March) died - US, LA, New Orleans. American photographer. Her Hampton Album on a craft school for Black and Native Americans in the early 1900s is outstanding.
Léopold-Emile Reutlinger (1863 - 1937, 16 March) died - France, Paris. A member of the Reutlinger family who ran a successful photographic studio in Paris.