|2 July 1921||Alfred Stieglitz - An Exhibition of Photography by Alfred Steiglitz - 145 prints, over 128 of which have never been publicly shown, dating from 1886-1921 opens at the Anderson Galleries (Park Avenue and Fifty-ninth street, New York). It is an early retrospective of his work.|
André Kertész (1894, 2 July - 1985, 27 September) was born - Austria-Hungary, Budapest [now Hungary]. American photographer born in the Austro-Hungarian Empire.
Arthur Burchett (1853, 20 August - 1927, 2 July) died - Canada, BC, Duncan. Artist and photographer. Member of the Linked Ring Brotherhood. An example of his oil paintings "In the Park" (1904) is in the collection of the Art Gallery of Greater Victoria (Accession Number: 1973.267.001)
Étienne-Gaspard Robertson (1763, 15 June - 1837, July) died. A leading exponent of the Phantasmagoria which was a show using projected images from magic lanterns accompanied by sound effects and music to conjure up ghosts on walls, screens and smoke.
John Benjamin Stone (1838, 9 February - 1914, 2 July) died - Great Britain, Erdington. He worked in a variety of professions including politics, social work, geology, astronomy and as an entrepreneur. His photographs covered the spectrum of social classes and a selection was published in 1906 in ‘Sir Benjamin Stone‘s More...