|Hippolyte Bayard (1801, 20 January - 1887, 14 May) was born - France, Oise, Breteuil-sur-Noye. French photographic pioneer - particularly noted for his self portrait as ‘A drowned man‘. |
Charles E. Brown (1896, 20 January - 1982, 9 October) was born - UK, London, Wimbledon. British photojournalist, commercial photographer specialising in aviation and transportation. His archive of 30,000 aviation images is preserved at the RAF Museum, Hendon, UK.
Horace Day (1833, 20 January - 1893, 16 January) was born.
Buck Hoy (1901, 20 January - 1980, September) was born - US, IL, Chicago ?.
Pieter Oosterhuis (1816, 20 January - 1885, 8 June) was born - The Netherlands, Groningen. Dutch painter and photographer. He established a studio in Amsterdam in 1851 and created one of the first Dutch Daguerreotype stereographic images. He took albumen stereographs and these were included in his publications most notably Views of More...
Henry Dixon (1820, 14 April - 1893, 20 January) died - Great Britain, London, St. Pancras. British photographer working in London during 1870s and 1880s. Best known for his series of photographs commissioned by the Society for Photographing Relics of Old London of buildings that were threatened with demolition. Also known for his More...
Frances Matilda Muriel (1860, 28 September - 1953, 20 January) died - England, Bournemouth.
John Ruskin (1819, 8 February - 1900, 20 January) died - Great Britain. British art critic, writer, social reformer, artist and occasional amateur photographer.
Charles Thurston Thompson (1816 - 1868, 20 January) died - France, Paris. Took photographs at the South Kensington Museum from 1853 onwards and in 1856 he was appointed as their first official photographer. There are examples of his work in the V&A collection and The Royal Collection.