|André Breton (1896, 19 February - 1966, 28 September) was born - France, Normandy, Tinchebray (Orne). One of the key exponents of French Surrealism and author of the Manifeste du Surréalisme, (Paris, Editions du Sagittaire) in 1924. |
Roger Camp (1945, 19 February - ) was born - US, WA, La Crosse. Contemporary American photographer and educator.
J.H. Field (1869, 19 February - 1936, 14 January) was born - US, WI, Waupun.
James W. Bagley (1881, 31 October - 1947, 19 February) died - US, TN, Chattanooga. Topographic engineer and aerial photographer for the US Geological Survey (1905-1917) who photo-topography with panorama cameras to survey Alaska.
Charles François Daubigny (1817, 15 February - 1878, 19 February) died - France, Paris. French landscape painter, etcher, wood engraver, lithographer with some surviving photographs. In 1904 the municipality of Auvers-sur-Oise erected a bronze monument in his memory. His grave is in Cimetiere du Pere Lachaise, Paris, France.
James E. Hinton Jr. (1936 - 2006, 19 February) died - US, NY, New York. American photographer and documentary film maker. His photographs of the social upheavals in the USA brought about by racial issues and the Vietnam War are significant social documents of a divisive period.
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John William Lindt (1845 - 1926, 19 February) died. German-born photographer who arrived in Australia ca. 1862 and joined the firm of Wagner in Grafton, New South Wales. Wagner specialized in aboriginal scenarios in artificial studio settings. In 1876 Lindt moved to Melbourne, Victoria and set up More...
Ernst Mach (1838, 18 February - 1916, 19 February) died - German Empire, Munich. Austrian scientist who used photography to capture high speed processes such as the supersonic flight of a projectile.
Auguste Vacquerie (1819, 19 November - 1895, 19 February) died - France, Paris. French photographer, editor and playwright. His brother Charles married Léopoldine Hugo and he was an admirer of author Victor Hugo photographing him and members of the Hugo family.
John Claude White (1853, 1 October - 1918, 19 February) died - Bareilly. Colonial administrator for the British Raj in India who traveled extensively in the Himalayas taking glass plates as he went. For twenty-one years he was stationed in Gangtok, Sikkim as the first British political officer overseeing the British More...