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community

Overview page. Subjects: Social Sciences — Arts and Humanities.

Many sociological and anthropological definitions exist, but most tend to privilege some combination of small-scale, relative boundedness, strong affective ties, traditionalism, and...

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Meiselas, Susan (b. 1948)

in The Oxford Companion to the Photograph

January 2005; p ublished online January 2006 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Photography and Photographs. 179 words.

After gaining an MA in Education at Harvard she worked as photography adviser for the Community Resources Institute of the

Chambi, Martin (1891–1973)

in The Oxford Companion to the Photograph

January 2005; p ublished online January 2006 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Photography and Photographs. 315 words.

and the first indigenous photographer in the Americas to attract international attention. Born into a poor, rural Quechua‐speaking community, he

Martin Chambi

Overview page. Subjects: Photography and Photographs.

(1891–1973),

Peruvian photographer, and the first indigenous photographer in the Americas to attract international attention. Born into a poor, rural Quechua‐speaking community, he...

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gay and lesbian photography

Overview page. Subjects: Photography and Photographs.

Can be conveniently defined as photography, not necessarily sexual in content, relating to or tending to promote the identity and concerns of the homosexual community. For practical...

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Susan Meiselas

Overview page. Subjects: Photography and Photographs.

(b. 1948),

American photojournalist and documentary photographer. After gaining an MA in Education at Harvard she worked as photography adviser for the Community Resources...

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Helen Muspratt

Overview page. Subjects: Photography and Photographs.

Best known for their portraits of Cambridge's intellectual and literary figures. Ramsey, through her psychology studies and marriage with the mathematician Frank Plumpton Ramsey, was well...

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Lee, Russell Werner

F. Jack Hurley.

in American National Biography Online

January 1999; p ublished online February 2000 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Photography and Photographs. 1635 words.

Lee, Russell Werner (21 July 1903–28 August 1986), photographer, was born in Ottawa, Illinois, the son of Burton Lee, a businessman, and Adeline Pope. The family was financially well off...

George Davison

Overview page. Subjects: Photography and Photographs.

(1854–1930), British amateur photographer who joined the new Camera Club of London in 1885 and the Photographic Society in 1886. In 1889 he became a director of the Eastman Photographic...

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Adams, Marian Hooper

Eugenia Kaledin.

in American National Biography Online

January 1999; p ublished online February 2000 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Photography and Photographs; Social and Cultural History. 1402 words.

Adams, Marian Hooper (13 September 1843–06 December 1885), Washington hostess, pioneer photographer, and the wife of Henry Adams, Washington hostess, pioneer photographer, and the wife of...

Hine, Lewis Wickes

Peter Seixas.

in American National Biography Online

January 1999; p ublished online February 2000 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Photography and Photographs; Social and Cultural History; Society and Culture. 1922 words.

Hine, Lewis Wickes (26 September 1874–04 November 1940), photographer, was born in Oshkosh, Wisconsin, the son of Douglas Hine, the operator of a coffee shop, and Sarah Hayes. Hine left...

Boyd, Louise Arner

Cheryl Fradette Junk.

in American National Biography Online

January 1999; p ublished online February 2000 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Photography and Photographs; World History; Maps and Map-making. 1688 words.

Boyd, Louise Arner (16 September 1887–14 September 1972), Arctic explorer, photographer, and author, was born in San Rafael, California, the daughter of John Franklin Boyd, Sr., and Louise...

Giacomelli, Mario

Margherita Abbozzo Heuser.

in Oxford Art Online

P ublished online January 2003 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Photography and Photographs; Publishing; 20th-Century Art. 255 words.

(b Senigallia, Ancona, Aug 1, 1925; d Senigallia, Ancona, Nov 25, 2000).

Italian photographer. A self-taught painter from the age of 13 and a printer by profession, he began...

Vogel, Hermann Wilhelm

Geoffrey Belknap.

in Oxford Art Online

P ublished online February 2013 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Photography and Photographs; 19th-Century Art. 339 words.

(b Dobrilugk [now Doberlug-Kirchhain], Brandenburg, March 26, 1834; d Berlin, Dec 17, 1898).

German photographer and chemist. Vogel was one of the most important German...

Llewelyn, John Dillwyn

L. J. Schaaf.

in Oxford Art Online

P ublished online January 2003 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Photography and Photographs; 19th-Century Art. 282 words.

(b Swansea, Jan 12, 1810; d Swansea, Aug 24, 1882).

Welsh photographer and chemist. He typified the scientific gentleman amateur who embraced the new art of photography. From...

Wey, Francis

Geoffrey Belknap.

in Oxford Art Online

P ublished online February 2013 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Photography and Photographs; Architecture; 19th-Century Art. 385 words.

(b Besançon, 1812; d Paris, 1882).

French photography critic and writer. After preparing for a life in engineering and business at the Ecole des Arts et Manufactures in Paris, Wey...

Iturbide, Graciela

J. Harwood.

in Oxford Art Online

P ublished online September 1999 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Photography and Photographs; Latin American and Caribbean Art; 20th-Century Art; Contemporary Art. 400 words.

(b Mexico City, May 16, 1942).

Mexican photographer and film maker. Iturbide trained at the Centro Universitario de Estudios Cinematográficos in Mexico City (1969–72),...

Hujar, Peter

in Benezit Dictionary of Artists

P ublished online July 2013 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Photography and Photographs; 20th-Century Art; Art of the United States. 346 words.

American, 20th century, male.

Born 11 October 1934, in Trenton, New Jersey; died 26 November 1987, in New York City.

Photographer. Portraits.

Peter Hujar...

Gardner, Alexander

Makeda Best.

in Oxford Art Online

P ublished online January 2003 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Photography and Photographs; Art of the United States; 19th-Century Art. 1085 words.

(b Paisley, Scotland, Oct 17, 1821; d Washington, DC, Dec 11, 1882).

American photographer of Scottish birth. Following his father’s death around 1828, Gardner’s family...

Shahn, Ben

in Benezit Dictionary of Artists

P ublished online October 2011 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Painting; Photography and Photographs; Prints and Printmaking; 20th-Century Art. 2622 words.

Lithuanian-American, 20th century, male.

Active in the United States.

Born 12 September 1898 , in Kovno (now Kaunas); died 14 March 1969 , in New York.

Painter...

Macpherson, Robert

Julie Lawson.

in Oxford Art Online

P ublished online January 2003 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Painting; Photography and Photographs; 19th-Century Art. 240 words.

(b Forfarshire [now Tayside], 1811; d Rome, Nov 17, 1872).

Scottish photographer and painter, active in Italy. He studied medicine at Edinburgh from 1831 to 1835 before...