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Dr. Edward Arning
[Die Kunst in der Photographie (Art Folio #2)]
22.7 x 17.0 cm
Photograph courtesy PhotoSeed.com
Heliographed (Plate) & Printed by: Georg Buxenstein & Comp. (Berlin)
Dr. Edward Christian Arning was born in Manchester England in 1855 and died in Munich in 1936. He was the son of a German merchant who had settled in England. Arning is considered the first microbiologist in Hawaii and he pioneered work on Leprosy. He was also a gifted amateur photographer. A fascinating account of his life can be found online at the Mamiya Medical Heritage Center, Hawaii Medical Library in Honolulu, HI.