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Axel Poignant

Overview page. Subjects: Photography and Photographs — Literature.

(1906–86),

Anglo‐Swedish photographer, active for 30 years in Australia. Poignant was both a fine portraitist and a master of the photo‐story. An old man kangaroo or the violinist...

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carte-de-visite

Overview page. Subjects: Bibliography — Photography and Photographs.

(French, ‘calling card’)

A small card, bearing a photographic portrait, used as a supplement to the normal visiting card. Such cards were especially popular just after the middle...

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Coolidge, Dane

Richard H. Dillon.

in American National Biography Online

January 1999; p ublished online February 2000 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Photography and Photographs; Natural History; Literary Studies (Fiction, Novelists, and Prose Writers). 1040 words.

Coolidge, Dane (24 March 1873–08 August 1940), novelist, naturalist, and photographer, was born in Natick, Massachusetts, the son of Francis Coolidge, a corporal in the Civil War and,...

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Cottingley Fairies

Overview page. Subjects: Photography and Photographs — Children's Literature Studies.

In July 1917 two young girls, Elsie Wright and her cousin Frances Griffiths, photographed fairies beside a stream near Elsie's house in Cottingley, near Bradford, Yorkshire. What started as...

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Dodgson, Charles Lutwidge [pseud. Lewis Carroll] (1832–1898), author, mathematician, and photographer

Morton N. Cohen.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Photography and Photographs; Mathematics; Literature. 5765 words.

Dodgson, Charles Lutwidge [pseud. Lewis Carroll] (1832–1898), author, mathematician, and photographer, was born at Daresbury parsonage, Cheshire, on 27 January 1832, the eldest son and...

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Drum

Overview page. Subjects: Literary Studies (20th Century onwards) — Photography and Photographs.

Magazine (1950–85) portrayed an emergent, vibrant, black urban life in South Africa from the early 1950s. The German photographer Jürgen Schadeberg (b. 1931) joined the editorial team in...

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heliogravure

Overview page. Subjects: Photography and Photographs — Bibliography.

A method of engraving by means of the action of light on a sensitized surface; hence an engraved plate, or an engraving, thus obtained. See also photogravure.

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Julia Margaret Cameron

Overview page. Subjects: Photography and Photographs — Literature.

(1815–79)

Photographer, born in Calcutta, into an artistic and well‐connected family. Educated in France, she moved to England in 1848 when her husband Charles Hay Cameron retired....

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Life

Overview page. Subjects: Photography and Photographs — Literature.

(1936–72, 1978–),

a weekly issued by the publishers of Time, who purchased the title of the humorous journal Life (1883–1936), presents news and feature articles mainly through...

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Maxime Du Camp

Overview page. Subjects: Photography and Photographs — Literature.

(1822–94),

French writer who, with his close friend Gustave Flaubert, made a classic journey to the Middle East lasting from the autumn of 1849 to the spring of 1851. The ...

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