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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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I hope you enjoy this resource as much as I enjoy bringing it all together.quote

All the best, Alan Griffiths
alan@luminous-lint.com

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Mathew B. Brady 
Elk-Horn Chair, Presented to President Lincoln, Nov. 26, 1864, by Seth Kinman, the California Hunter and Trapper 
1864 
  
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Original uploader was Smallbones at en.wikipedia 
  
 
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