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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
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Expeditions and explorationExpeditions and explorationPhotobooksPhotobooks
History of photographyHistory of photographyEarly examples of photo reportageEarly examples of photo reportage
DocumentaryDocumentaryArtArt
Equivalents, similes and visual metaphorsEquivalents, similes and visual metaphorsOrientalismOrientalism
AfricaAfricaAbstractAbstract
EgyptEgyptMiddle EastMiddle East
BackmarksBackmarksAwards and medalsAwards and medals
World's Fairs and International ExhibitionsWorld's Fairs and International ExhibitionsGroup portraitsGroup portraits
Salt printsSalt printsAbstraction of scaleAbstraction of scale
Remnants of the Ancient and Classical worldRemnants of the Ancient and Classical worldLandscapes of the Middle EastLandscapes of the Middle East
Cabinet cardsCabinet cardsAgricultural and pastoralAgricultural and pastoral
Exhibitions and competitionsExhibitions and competitionsStereoviews, stereographs and stereocardsStereoviews, stereographs and stereocards
ColonialismColonialismPortraitPortrait
ActorsActorsPhotorealismPhotorealism
Fakes, forgeries, tricks and deceptionsFakes, forgeries, tricks and deceptionsStudio necessitiesStudio necessities
Boats, canoes and kayaksBoats, canoes and kayaksInteriors of photographic studiosInteriors of photographic studios
Fabricated realitiesFabricated realitiesStudio lightingStudio lighting
TintypesTintypesWater transportationWater transportation
Backgrounds and foregroundsBackgrounds and foregroundsWarWar
TripodsTripodsDigital photomontageDigital photomontage
 

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Alex Binder (Berlin) 
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1939 
  
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Private collection of Jan Weijers (Servatius) 
 
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