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For those interested in the History of Photography...

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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All the best, Alan Griffiths

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Cityscapes - UrbanCityscapes - UrbanSailing shipsSailing ships
Domesticated animalsDomesticated animalsLandscape photography and historical issuesLandscape photography and historical issues
Russia - Russian FederationRussia - Russian FederationArchitectureArchitecture
Water transportationWater transportationGermanyGermany
PortraitPortraitAmateur photographyAmateur photography
American Civil War (1861-1865)American Civil War (1861-1865)ArchaeologyArchaeology
DaguerreotypesDaguerreotypesTipped-in photographs in booksTipped-in photographs in books
Religious architectureReligious architectureIndiaIndia
WeatherWeatherHand-painted photographsHand-painted photographs
Stereoviews, stereographs and stereocardsStereoviews, stereographs and stereocardsIslamic architectureIslamic architecture
CelebritiesCelebritiesBackgrounds and foregroundsBackgrounds and foregrounds
LandscapeLandscapeCrimean War (1854-1856)Crimean War (1854-1856)
IslamIslamPainting on photographsPainting on photographs
Landscape photography and environmental issuesLandscape photography and environmental issuesAlbumsAlbums
ScientificScientificExpeditions and explorationExpeditions and exploration
PhotomicroscopyPhotomicroscopySocial life and meeting placesSocial life and meeting places
Lines and shapesLines and shapesThe Pyramids and the SphinxThe Pyramids and the Sphinx
Salt printsSalt printsBusiness cardsBusiness cards

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Balazs Gardi 
US Marines, Helmand Province, Afghanistan 
2010, 31 October 
iPhone, Hipstamatic 
Basetrack 18, Some rights reserved, GB.AFG.10.0197 

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