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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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Fabricated realitiesFabricated realitiesExpeditions and explorationExpeditions and exploration
Mammoth plate photographyMammoth plate photographyLandscapes of North AmericaLandscapes of North America
Subterranean photographySubterranean photographyWet-plate photographyWet-plate photography
Czech RepublicCzech RepublicGeologyGeology
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Staged photographyStaged photographyColonialismColonialism
Intimate relationshipsIntimate relationshipsAdolescentsAdolescents
EnglandEnglandPinhole camerasPinhole cameras
CanadaCanadaAuthors, playwrights and poetsAuthors, playwrights and poets
AcropolisAcropolisPainting on photographsPainting on photographs
Daguerreotypists - CanadaDaguerreotypists - CanadaText and calligraphyText and calligraphy
Tipped-in photographs in booksTipped-in photographs in booksPortugalPortugal
Landscape photography and historical issuesLandscape photography and historical issuesItalyItaly
ChristianityChristianityMental health and psychiatryMental health and psychiatry

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Selbstportrait mit Kamera. [Self portrait with camera] 
1952 (taken) 1997 (print) 
Gelatin silver print 
30.7 x 23.7 cm (image) 
Van Ham Fine Art Auctions 
Van Ham - Photography (June 20, 2012) Lot: 233 

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