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For those interested in the History of Photography...

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. 
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I hope you enjoy this resource as much as I enjoy bringing it all together.quote

All the best, Alan Griffiths

Recently updated Themes

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FranceFranceDomesticated animalsDomesticated animals
Painting on photographsPainting on photographsCrime and punishmentCrime and punishment
AmbrotypesAmbrotypesPeoples of the worldPeoples of the world
TintypesTintypesForest of FontainebleauForest of Fontainebleau
Ethnographic nudityEthnographic nudityAnthropology and ethnologyAnthropology and ethnology
Hand-painted photographsHand-painted photographsColonialismColonialism
AustraliaAustraliaChristian architectureChristian architecture
PortraitPortraitErotica and nudesErotica and nudes
Vatican City - Holy SeeVatican City - Holy SeeRivers and streamsRivers and streams
LandscapeLandscapeOccupations and rolesOccupations and roles
AlbumsAlbumsWater and waterfallsWater and waterfalls
FloraFloraPhotographing art - paintings and drawingsPhotographing art - paintings and drawings
OccupationalOccupationalExpeditions and explorationExpeditions and exploration
Women photographersWomen photographersAmateur photographyAmateur photography
Mixed mediaMixed mediaArchitectureArchitecture
Photographing art - sculpturePhotographing art - sculptureItalyItaly
Remnants of the Ancient and Classical worldRemnants of the Ancient and Classical worldEgyptEgypt

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Unidentified photographer 
Young man 
Salted paper print, hand-colored 
8 1/4 x 6 1/4 ins 
Cornell University Library 

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