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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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PhotomontagePhotomontagePhotographing art - sculpturePhotographing art - sculpture
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PortraitPortraitCrime and punishmentCrime and punishment
Israel and PalestineIsrael and PalestineStereoviews, stereographs and stereocardsStereoviews, stereographs and stereocards
Experimental and manipulated photographyExperimental and manipulated photographyAstronomyAstronomy
Carte de visiteCarte de visiteAdvertisingAdvertising
IndonesiaIndonesiaHistory of photographyHistory of photography

Photograph of the day

Anna Atkins 
Asplenium Braziliense, S. America 
image: 34.6 x 24.5 cm (13 5/8 x 9 5/8 in.) mount: 48.3 x 37.5 cm (19 x 14 3/4 in.) 
Princeton University Art Museum 
Museum purchase, anonymous gift, Object Number: x1990-55 

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