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Overview page. Subjects: Warfare and Defence — Maritime History.

Of a ship, to sink at sea, generally understood to be by the flooding of its hull either through springing a leak or through striking a rock. Other causes of a ship sinking, such as...

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Poitevin, Alphonse Louis

Virginia Dodier.

in Oxford Art Online

P ublished online January 2003 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Photography and Photographs; Architecture; 19th-Century Art. 239 words.

(b Conflans-sur-Anille, Sarthe, ?1819; d Conflans-sur-Anille, March 4, 1882).

French photographer, engineer and chemist. He began photographic research in 1842 while studying...

Nizzoli, Marcello

in Benezit Dictionary of Artists

P ublished online October 2011 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Architecture; Installation Art, Mixed-Media, Assemblage, and Collage; Photography and Photographs; 20th-Century Art. 80 words.

Italian, 20th century, male.

Born 1887, in Boretto; died 1969, in Nervi.

Collage artist, photomontage artist.

Marcello Nizzoli studied architecture in Parma, then...

Gasparini, Paolo

Cruz Barceló Cedeño.

in Oxford Art Online

P ublished online January 2003 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Photography and Photographs; Architecture; Latin American and Caribbean Art; 20th-Century Art. 176 words.

(b Gorizia, 1934).

Venezuelan photographer of Italian birth. He moved to Venezuela in 1954, working as a photographer of architecture. At the same time he depicted the...

Lagos

David Aradeon.

in Oxford Art Online

P ublished online January 2003 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Landscape Art and Architecture; Photography and Photographs; African Art (Sub-Saharan). 1302 words.

[Yoruba Eko]

Capital city of Nigeria, on the Gulf of Guinea. Aerial photography reveals a mosaic of land use patterns: large traditional compound spaces in such neighbourhoods...