Jill Freedman (1939, 19 October - 2019, 9 October) was born - US, PA, Pittsburgh. American photographer.
Auguste Lumière (1862, 19 October - 1954, 10 April) was born - France, Besançon.
Carl Curman (1833, 8 March - 1913, 19 October) died - Sweden, Stockholm. Swedish physician and scientist who photographed his projects, everyday life and his family. He was committed to improvements in public health and particularly how it could be improved by bathing. He founded public indoor baths in Stockholm and More...
Edward S. Curtis (1868, 16 February - 1952, 19 October) died - US, CA, Los Angeles. American photographer who created the 20 volume ‘The North American Indian‘ (1907-1930) - this is almost certainly the most extraordinary artistic work concentrating on an ethnic group.
His obituary in the New York More...
Kati Horna (1912, 19 May - 2000, 19 October) died. Spanish-born Hungarian photographer who emmigrated to Paris in 1933. She returned to Spain and worked as a photojournalist during the Spanish Civil War for the anarchist press. She settled in Mexico in 1939 and worked on several newspapers and More...
Albert Thomas Watson Penn (1849, 30 March - 1924, 19 October) died - India, Coonor.
A.W.A. Plate (1859 (ca) - 1931, 19 October) died - Austria, Linz. Married Clara Heinemann in London (January 1886) and left for Ceylon in 1887. Commercial photographers A.W.A. and Clara Plate established a studio in the Bristol Hotel in Colombo in 1890. The firm A.W.A. Plate & Co. became one of the most succesful More...
Alfred Wertheimer (1929, 16 November - 2014, 19 October) died - US, NY, New York City. Took photographs of Elvis Preseley on his road to stardom in 1956.
Charles Wheatstone (1802, 6 February - 1875, 19 October) died. British scientist and inventor of the Wheatstone Stereoscope.