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quoteLuminous-Lint has been constructed collaboratively over the last decade to share information on the history of photography worldwide. Over 2,500 people, estates and institutions have provided information - with hundreds of continually-improving histories of photography it is unique in the arts.quote 
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PortraitPortraitCard photographsCard photographs
CollageCollageSocial life of photographsSocial life of photographs
EphemeraEphemeraAnthropology and ethnologyAnthropology and ethnology
Characters and occupational typesCharacters and occupational typesCrimean War (1854-1856)Crimean War (1854-1856)
TintypesTintypesOccupations and rolesOccupations and roles
Russia - Russian FederationRussia - Russian FederationHistory of photographyHistory of photography
Cabinet cardsCabinet cardsArtArt
Peoples of the worldPeoples of the worldAwards and medalsAwards and medals
Prehistory of photographyPrehistory of photographyBackmarksBackmarks
Camera obscuraCamera obscuraWomen photographersWomen photographers
Drawing and optical devicesDrawing and optical devicesSouth AfricaSouth Africa
Exhibitions and competitionsExhibitions and competitionsStereoviews, stereographs and stereocardsStereoviews, stereographs and stereocards
Movement and motionMovement and motionStereoscopesStereoscopes
EquipmentEquipmentTipped-in photographs in booksTipped-in photographs in books
ScientificScientificStroboscopes and stroboscopyStroboscopes and stroboscopy
Still lifeStill lifeExteriors of photographic studiosExteriors of photographic studios
PrisonsPrisonsSocial outsidersSocial outsiders
Expeditions and explorationExpeditions and explorationPhotographic studiosPhotographic studios
DocumentaryDocumentaryCrime and punishmentCrime and punishment
Social life and meeting placesSocial life and meeting placesStreetStreet
Urban lifeUrban lifeOccupationalOccupational
Trade directoriesTrade directoriesSwedenSweden
American struggles for civil rightsAmerican struggles for civil rightsSignageSignage
Racial issuesRacial issuesAfrican AmericansAfrican Americans
BabiesBabiesDeath, post-mortem, memorial portraiture and memento moriDeath, post-mortem, memorial portraiture and memento mori
Backgrounds and foregroundsBackgrounds and foregroundsChildrenChildren
BotanyBotanySupply houses and suppliesSupply houses and supplies
ArtistsArtistsStudio lightingStudio lighting
ChileChileInteriors of photographic studiosInteriors of photographic studios
Niagara FallsNiagara FallsEvidenceEvidence
New YorkNew YorkTurkeyTurkey
Photo-Club de ParisPhoto-Club de ParisWater and waterfallsWater and waterfalls

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C[elestino] Degoix 
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1865 (ca, or later) 
Cabinet card, back 
Private collection of Giovanni Fanelli 

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