|4 March 1880||The first half-tone photograph is published in a newspaper, the New York Daily Graphic, it depicts a dilapidated shantytown. |
John Batho (1939, 4 March - ) was born - France, Normandy, Beuzeville. French photographer who is noted for his use of color. Husband of the photographer Claude Batho.
F. Maxwell Lyte (1828, 10 January - 1906, 4 March) died - Great Britain, London, Kensington. Mining engineer by profession but a user and innovator of photographic processes. For health reasons he lived in France from 1853 until 1880 and became interested in photography in the company of John Stewart and Jean-Jacques Heilmann. He helped to More...
Robert C. Nyquist (1924, 16 July - 2000, 4 March) died - US, OR, Eugene.
Alphonse-Louis Poitevin (1819 - 1882, 4 March) died. French photographer, printer and inventor of photographic processes.
John Henry Ravenshaw (1833, 21 January - 1874, 4 March) died - Mentone. Photographer active in India in the nineteenth century.
Joseph S. Rogers (1828 (ca) - 1887, 4 March) died. In May 1863 he opened The People's Gallery in Halifax (NS, Canada) at 189-191 Barrington Street and he continued to run it until he retired in April 1874. His archive of over 7000 negatives was dispersed and less than 300 survive held largely by More...