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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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All the best, Alan Griffiths

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Mammoth plate photographyMammoth plate photographyLandscapes of North AmericaLandscapes of North America
Fabricated realitiesFabricated realitiesExpeditions and explorationExpeditions and exploration
Wet-plate photographyWet-plate photographyCzech RepublicCzech Republic
Subterranean photographySubterranean photographyCamerasCameras
Stereoviews, stereographs and stereocardsStereoviews, stereographs and stereocardsEphemeraEphemera
TravelTravelLandscape photography and historical issuesLandscape photography and historical issues
ChristianityChristianityMental health and psychiatryMental health and psychiatry
IslamIslamMovement and motionMovement and motion
Women photographersWomen photographersScientificScientific
Head rests and posing standsHead rests and posing standsHistory of photographyHistory of photography
WarWarNew TopographicsNew Topographics
EgyptEgyptUsing different viewpointsUsing different viewpoints
EnvironmentEnvironmentSequences and seriesSequences and series
Landscape photography and environmental issuesLandscape photography and environmental issuesConceptualConceptual
Daguerreotypists - ItalyDaguerreotypists - ItalyIndustrialIndustrial
Amateur photographyAmateur photographyLondonLondon

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Selbstportrait mit Kamera. [Self portrait with camera] 
1952 (taken) 1997 (print) 
Gelatin silver print 
30.7 x 23.7 cm (image) 
Van Ham Fine Art Auctions 
Van Ham - Photography (June 20, 2012) Lot: 233 

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