|27 May 1892|| ||George Davison and Alfred Maskell found the Linked Ring Brotherhood in Great Britain. The fifteen original members are Bernard Alfieri, Tom Bright, Arthur Burchett (1875-1913), Henry Hay Cameron (1856-1911, son of Julia Margaret Cameron), Lyonel Clark, Francis Cobb, George Davison, Henry E. Davis, Alfred Horsley Hinton (1863-1906), Alfred Maskell, Henry Peach Robinson (1830-1901) and his son Ralph Winwood Robinson (1862-1942), Francis Seyton Scott, Henry Van der Weyde and William Willis (1841-1923).|
Joseph James Forrester (1809, 27 May - 1861, 12 May) was born - England, Kingston-upon-Hull. Early photographer in Portugal.
Thomas Limborg (1894, 27 May - 1992, 30 April) was born - Norway, Oslo.
François Willème (1830, 27 May - 1905, 29 July) was born - France, Sedan. A French sculptor who used both mechanical and photographic means to assist in the analysis of 3D forms. By using a series of 24 photographs taken right around the person or object in a special chamber he proposed that a realistic form could be More...
Wols (1913, 27 May - 1951, 1 September) was born - Germany, Berlin. A multi-talented artistic and musical prodigy who adopted surrealism early in his varied career.
Marie Antoinette Czaplicka (1884, 25 October - 1921, 27 May) died - UK, England, Bristol. Polish-born explorer and anthropologist who headed the Yenisei (Oxford) expedition to Siberia (1914-1915), She took photographs and around 300 of her glass negatives are in the Pitt-Rivers Museum, Oxford.
Fay Godwin (1931, 17 February - 2005, 27 May) died - UK, East Sussex, Hastings. British landscape photographer.
Frederic E. Ives (1856, 17 February - 1937, 27 May) died - US, PA, Philadelphia. American printer, photographer and inventor. He was interested in printing techniques and the inventor of the halftone engraving process that revolutionized the printing of illustrations in magazines and newspapers. In 1888 he demonstrated the More...
Robert Koch (1843, 11 December - 1910, 27 May) died - Germany (Grand Duchy of Baden), Baden-Baden. Prussian bacteriologist who demonstrated the significance of germs through his photomicrographs. An outstanding microbiologist he isolated the Bacillus anthracis (1877), the tuberculosis bacillus (1882) and the vibrio cholera (1883). His was awared More...
John Nicholas Tressider (1819, 10 January - 1889, 27 May) died - England, Dulwich.