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Calendars - June

Events 
  
June 1839 Francis West, a London optician, advertises the first camera on sale to the public. 
June 1930 Film stills for Luis Bunuel's surrealist film L'Âge d'or published in Le Surrealisme au service de la revolution (issue 1). 
2 June 1875 Bell transmits first voice message over wires 
6 June 1881ThumbnailIn a rather macabre experiment the US Army blows the head off a mule to test if a 10 by 12 gelatino-bromide instantaneous Eastman dry plate can capture the explosion. It does and the official report appears in Annual Report of the Secretary of War for the Year 1882 (Washington: Government Printing Office, 1882), vol. II, part 1, p. 448. 
6 June 1944ThumbnailDuring the Allied invasion of Normandy (D-Day) Robert Capa photographs the landings at Omaha Beach. He exposes 106 frames of the heavily laden troops at they struggle past the steel landing craft obstructions before wading to an LCI (landing craft, infantry) to return to England with the first photographs of the invasion. All but eleven blurry images remain after the films are overheated when drying.
7 June 2007ThumbnailMartin Parr curates the exhibition "Colour before Color" at the Hasted Hunt Gallery in New York. By selecting six European photographers he shows that colour photography was being used effectively prior to the ground breaking 1976 exhibition of the color photography by William Eggleston at MoMA curated by John Szarkowski. Martin Parr selects work by:
 
Luigi Ghirri (Italian, 1943–1992)
Keld Helmer-Petersen (Danish, 1920-2013)
John Hinde (British, studio with Edmund Nägele, Elmar Ludwig, David Noble)
Peter Mitchell (British)
Carlos Pérez Siquier (Spanish, b. 1930)
Ed van der Elsken (Dutch, 1925-1990)
10 June 1854ThumbnailPhilip Henry Delamotte photographs the opening ceremony of the Crystal Palace at Sydenham. This is the culmination of his study of the entire rebuilding process and is one of the first examples of photojournalism.
11 June 1963 Thich Quang Doc, a Buddhist priest, burns himself to death as a protest over religious freedom on a street in Saigon. Malcolm Browne (AP) photographs the protest. 
18 June 1847ThumbnailThomas Easterly makes what may be the first ever photograph of a streak of lightning on a daguerreotype plate.
21 June 1838 The Professor of Experimental Philosophy at King's College (London) Sir Charles Wheatsone gives an address on Contributions to the Physiology of Vision. Part the First. On some remarkable, and hitherto unobserved, Phenomena of Binocular Vision to the Royal Society of Arts in London. He proposes a device called a stereoscope that could be used to provide the illusion of depth and solidity.
24 June 1839ThumbnailHippolyte Bayard holds the world's first exhibition of photographic prints when he displayed thirty of his works.
28 June 1919 Treaty of Versailles is signed and settles, for a time, the issues raised by the First World War. 
 
  
Births 
  
Christopher Bucklow (1957, 1 June - ) 
Ruth Hallensleben (1898, 1 June - 1977) 
Lady Clementina Hawarden (1822, 1 June - 1865, 19 January) 
Jennifer Mehra (1970, 1 June - ) 
Lowell N. Miller (1914, 1 June - 1999, 5 August) 
Alfred-Nicolas Normand (1822, 1 June - 1909, 2 March) 
William J. Stillman (1828, 1 June - 1901, 6 July) 
Rineke Dijkstra (1959, 2 June - ) 
John Dugdale (1960, 2 June - ) 
Frank Grisdale (1954, 2 June - ) 
Richard Long (1945, 2 June - ) 
Eduard Spelterini (1852, 2 June - 1931, 16 June) 
Joaquin Trujillo (1976, 2 June - ) 
Jerry Dantzic (1925, 3 June - 2006, 14 December) 
Allen Ginsberg (1926, 3 June - 1997, 5 April) 
Cesare Leonardi (1935. 3 June - ) 
Wilfred Thesiger (1910, 3 June - 2003, 24 August) 
Hillary G. Bailey (1894, 5 June - 1988, 10 October) 
Édouard Baldus (1813, 5 June - 1889, 22 December) 
John Paul Edwards (1884, 5 June - 1968) 
Joseph Mayrhofer (1810, 5 June - 1897) 
Dawid (1949, 7 June - ) 
Pierre Ichac (1901, 7 June - 1978, 20 August) 
Tony Ray-Jones (1941, 7 June - 1972, 13 March) 
Bradford Washburn (1910, 7 June - 2007, 10 January) 
Shotaro Akiyama (1920, 8 June - 2003, 16 January) 
Walter Chappell (1925, 8 June - 2000, 8 August) 
Peter Gasser (1947, 8 June - ) 
Angus McBean (1904, 8 June - 1990, 9 June) 
Richard Pousette-Dart (1916, 8 June - 1992, 25 October) 
Robert Waller-Senior (1848, 8 June - ) 
Ed Arning (1855, 9 June - 1936) 
Gustaf Dalman (1855, 9 June - 1941, 19 August) 
Fritz Henle (1909, 9 June - 1993, 31 January) 
Thomas Höpker (1936, 10 June - ) 
Edwin Max Konstam (1870, 10 June - 1956, 7 April) 
Richard Margolis (1943, 10 June - ) 
Walter S. Meyers (1884, 10 June - 1960, 8 January) 
Mathew J. Steffens (1852, 10 June - 1928, 30 April) 
Julia Margaret Cameron (1815, 11 June - 1879, 26 January) 
Brigitte Carnochan (1941, 11 June - ) 
Elinor Carucci (1971, 11 June - ) 
Alvin Langdon Coburn (1882, 11 June - 1966, 23 November) 
Fred W. Edwards (1911, 11 June - 1978, 26 March) 
T. Lux Feininger (1910, 11 June - 2011, 7 July) 
Jerry N. Uelsmann (1934, 11 June - ) 
Eddie Adams (1933, 12 June - 2004, 19 September) 
H.C. Anderson (1911, 12 June - 1998) 
Werner Braun (1918, 12 June - ) 
Georges Demeny (1850, 12 June - 1917, 26 December) 
Mark Edwards (1947, 12 June - ) 
Weegee (1899, 12 June - 1968, 26 December) 
Gerry Badger (1948, 13 June - ) 
Karl Blossfeldt (1865, 13 June - 1932, 9 December) 
Adolphe Braun (1812, 13 June - 1877, 31 December) 
Christo (1935, 13 June - ) 
Jeanne-Claude (1935, 13 June - 2009, 18 November) 
Jacques-Henri Lartigue (1894, 13 June - 1986, 12 September) 
James Clerk Maxwell (1831, 13 June - 1879, 5 November) 
Margaret Bourke-White (1904, 14 June - 1971, 27 August) 
Alexander John Ellis (1814, 14 June - 1890, 28 October) 
Ishimoto Yasuhiro (1921, 14 June - 2012, 6 February) 
Lillian Bassman (1917, 15 June - 2012, 13 February) 
Dirk Braeckman (1958, 15 June - ) 
Brian Duffy (1933, 15 June - 2010, 31 May) 
Paul de Nooijer (1943, 15 June - ) 
Étienne-Gaspard Robertson (1763, 15 June - 1837, July) 
Jo Spence (1934, 15 June - 1992, May) 
Carel Blazer (1911, 16 June - 1980) 
Arnaud Claass (1949, 16 June - ) 
Jim Dine (1935, 16 June - ) 
Irving Penn (1917, 16 June - 2009, 7 October) 
Patrick Taberna (1964, 16 June - ) 
Eric Weeks (1965, 16 June - ) 
John Baldessari (1931, 17 June - ) 
Barnaby Hall (1948, 17 June - ) 
Paul Burty Haviland (1880, 17 June - 1950, 21 December) 
Henry Newton (1822, 17 June - 1900, 20 March) 
G.V. Thomson (1887, 17 June - 1986) 
Anton Stankowski (1906, 18 June - 1998, 11 December) 
Vaclav Zykmund (1914, 18 June - 1984, 10 May) 
Horst H. Baumann (1934, 19 June - ) 
John Heartfield (1891, 19 June - 1968, 26 April) 
Addison Scurlock (1883, 19 June - 1964, 16 December) 
George Brookwell (1866, 20 June - 1941, 8 August) 
William Dassonville (1879, 20 June - 1957, 15 July) 
Jean Dieuzaide (1921, 20 June - 2003) 
Anton Hautmann (1821, 20 June - 1862, 1 December) 
Judy Dater (1941, 21 June - ) 
Hanns Hubmann (1910, 21 June - ) 
Susan Meiselas (1948, 21 June - ) 
Dorothy Bohm (1924, 22 June - ) 
C.J. Marvin (1888, 22 June - 1944, 26 April) 
Gordon Matta-Clark (1943, 22 June - 1978, 27 August) 
Albert Renger-Patzsch (1897, 22 June - 1966, 27 September) 
Lilo Raymond (1922, 23 June - 2009, 6 September) 
Karl Baden (1952, 24 June - ) 
Bob Carlos Clarke (1950, 24 June - 2006, 25 March) 
Nic Nicosia (1951, 24 June - ) 
Marc Riboud (1923, 24 June - 2016, 30 August) 
Flip Schulke (1930, 24 June - 2008, 15 May) 
Douglas Ethridge (1951, 25 June - ) 
Earl H. Evers (1912, 25 June - 1999, 11 March) 
Frederick H. Evans (1853, 26 June - 1943, 24 June) 
Lewis Koch (1949, 26 June - ) 
Walter B. Woodbury (1834, 26 June - 1885, 5 September) 
Samuel A. Bemis (1793, 27 June - 1881, 22 May) 
Brian Brake (1927, 27 June - 1988) 
John Dominis (1921, 27 June - ) 
Dave Heath (1931, 27 June - 2016, 27 June) 
Fazal Sheikh (1965, 27 June - ) 
Vladislav Klembovsky (1860, 28 June - 1921, 19 July) 
Burton Pritzker (1941, 28 June - ) 
Harold Allen (1912, 29 June - ) 
Richard Blair (1948, 29 June - ) 
Caroline Hyman (1944, 29 June - ) 
James Van der Zee (1886, 29 June - 1983) 
Charles Brooke (1804, 30 June - 1879, 17 May) 
Sean Scully (1945, 30 June - ) 
Bob Willoughby (1927, 30 June - 2009, 18 December) 
 
  
Deaths 
  
Henry L. Chase (1832 - 1901, 1 June) 
Charles Marville (1813, 17 July - 1879, 1 June) 
Hector Garcia (1923, 23 August - 2012, 2 June) 
Carol Szathmari (1812, 11 January - 1887, 3 June) 
Captain William George Stretton (1836 - 1899, 4 June) 
J. Craig Annan (1864, 8 March - 1946, 5 June) 
George Timmins (1855 - 1920, 5 June) 
William Henry Stanley Crawford (1823, 10 August - 1883, 6 June) 
Pierre Louÿs (1870, 10 December - 1925, 6 June) 
Louis Lumière (1864, 5 October - 1948, 6 June) 
Arnold Newman (1918, 3 March - 2006, 6 June) 
Roger Mayne (1929 - 2014, 7 June) 
Charles Cushman (1896, 30 July - 1972, 8 June) 
Don Hong-Oai (1929 - 2004, 8 June) 
Pierre-Gustave Joly de Lotbinière (1798, 5 February - 1865, 8 June) 
Pieter Oosterhuis (1816, 20 January - 1885, 8 June) 
Alice Austen (1866, 17 March - 1952, 9 June) 
Fukase Masahisa (1934, 25 February - 2012, 9 June) 
Angus McBean (1904, 8 June - 1990, 9 June) 
Richard Daintree (1832 - 1878, 10 June) 
Sigmar Polke (1941, 13 February - 2010, 10 June) 
Alois Auer (1813 - 1869, 11 June) 
Frank Brangwyn (1867, 12 May - 1956, 11 June) 
Charles Stewart Middlemiss (1859 - 1945, 11 June) 
Gustav Fritsch (1838, 5 March - 1927, 12 June) 
John Gutmann (1905, 28 May - 1998, 12 June) 
William B. Post (1857, 26 December - 1921, 12 June) 
Hugo Brehme (1882, 3 December - 1954, 13 June) 
René Patrice Proudhon Dagron (1818, 17 March - 1900, 13 June) 
Claude-Marie Ferrier (1811 - 1889, 13 June) 
Count Giuseppe Primoli (1851, 2 May - 1927, 13 June) 
Frank B. Gilbreth (1868, 7 July - 1924, 14 June) 
Eduard Spelterini (1852, 2 June - 1931, 16 June) 
Leverett W. Brownell (1871 - 1951, 17 June) 
G.G. Granger (1903, 24 November - 1946, 17 June) 
Samuel Butler (1835, 4 December - 1902, 18 June) 
Horacio Coppola (1906, 31 July - 2012, 18 June) 
Gabriel de De Rumine (1841, 16 January - 1871, 18 June) 
Joe Deal (1947 - 2010, 18 June) 
Colonel Horatio Biden (1829, 27 July - 1908, 19 June) 
Harold Cazneaux (1878, 30 March - 1953, 19 June) 
Roland d'Ursel (1926 - 2006, 20 June) 
Harold Feinstein (1931 - 2015, 20 June) 
Conn H. Irber (1911, 21 August - 1982, 20 June) 
Simon Matthew Edwin Kempson (1831, 3 May - 1894, 20 June) 
Jack Kilby (1923, 8 November - 2005, 20 June) 
Robert Gardner (1925, 5 November - 2014, 21 June) 
Eduard Vuillard (1868, 11 November - 1940, 21 June) 
Bernd Becher (1931, 20 August - 2007, 22 June) 
Serge Levitsky (1819 - 1898, 22 June) 
Bernard Alfieri (1860 - 1939, 23 June) 
Robert John Henry (1829, 8 September - 1866, 23 June) 
Carleton E. Watkins (1829, 11 November - 1916, 23 June) 
C. Yarnall Abbott (1870 - 1938, 24 June) 
Imogen Cunningham (1883, 12 April - 1976, 24 June) 
Frederick H. Evans (1853, 26 June - 1943, 24 June) 
Jimmy Hare (1856, 3 October - 1946, 24 June) 
Guido Rey (1861, 26 November - 1935, 24 June) 
Minor White (1908, 9 July - 1976, 24 June) 
Sarah Charlesworth (1947 - 2013, 25 June) 
Bill Cunningham (1929, 13 March - 2016, 25 June) 
Herman De Wetter (1880 - 1950, 25 June) 
Thomas Eakins (1844, 25 July - 1916, 25 June) 
William Ellis (1794, 29 August - 1872, 25 June) 
Herbert G. French (1872, 17 January - 1942, 25 June) 
Philippe Halsman (1906, 2 May - 1979, 25 June) 
Lucien Hervé (1910, 7 August - 2007, 26 June) 
Georges Hugnet (1906, 11 July - 1974, 26 June) 
Christiaan Snouck Hurgronje (1857, 8 February - 1936, 26 June) 
Bert Stern (1929, 3 October - 2013, 26 June) 
Clement Williams (1833, 28 December - 1879, 26 June) 
Dave Heath (1931, 27 June - 2016, 27 June) 
Jonas Kalvelis (1925, 11 March - 1987, 27 June) 
Sir Benjamin Simpson (1831, 31 March - 1923, 27 June) 
Comte Frédéric Flachéron (1813, 26 October - 1883, 28 June) 
Juhn Henry Haynes (1849, 27 January - 1910, 29 June) 
Édouard Boubat (1923, 13 September - 1999, 30 June) 
William Henry Jackson (1843, 4 April - 1942, 30 June) 
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