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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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Wynfield, David (1837–87)

in The Oxford Companion to the Photograph

January 2005; p ublished online January 2006 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Photography and Photographs. 89 words.

born in India of unknown parentage. A founder member of the St John's Wood Clique of painters, he regularly exhibited

Afong

in The Oxford Companion to the Photograph

January 2005; p ublished online January 2006 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Photography and Photographs. 172 words.

Hong Kong Chinese studio whose founder apparently started in the profession c.1859, leaving his son to continue c.

Elliott (1863–1963)

in The Oxford Companion to the Photograph

January 2005; p ublished online January 2006 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Photography and Photographs. 103 words.

Established by Joseph Elliott and Clarence Fry, the business long outlived its founders. It flourished in London's Baker Street,

Galton, Sir Francis (1822–1911)

in The Oxford Companion to the Photograph

January 2005; p ublished online January 2006 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Photography and Photographs. 224 words.

remembered today primarily as the founder of the eugenics movement; but also a scientist who used photography as a research

Horsley Hinton, Alfred (1863–1908)

in The Oxford Companion to the Photograph

January 2005; p ublished online January 2006 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Photography and Photographs. 111 words.

founder member of the Linked Ring Brotherhood (1892), and editor of Amateur Photographer (1893–1908). Trained in

International Museum of Photography

in The Oxford Companion to the Photograph

January 2005; p ublished online January 2006 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Photography and Photographs. 111 words.

at George Eastman House, Rochester, New York. Formerly the residence of the industrialist and philanthropist George Eastman, founder of

White, Clarence (1871–1925)

in The Oxford Companion to the Photograph

January 2005; p ublished online January 2006 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Photography and Photographs. 194 words.

pictorialist, and founder of two influential schools of photography. He achieved early recognition for his soft‐focus photographs, often depicting

Kirchner, Ernst Ludwig (1880–1938)

in The Oxford Companion to the Photograph

January 2005; p ublished online January 2006 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Photography and Photographs. 103 words.

Though known primarily as a German Expressionist painter and co‐founder of the group Die Brücke, throughout his career Kirchner also

Lorant, Stefan (1901–97)

in The Oxford Companion to the Photograph

January 2005; p ublished online January 2006 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Photography and Photographs. 192 words.

and a founder of modern photojournalism. Lorant left Hungary in 1919 to escape right‐wing repression, one of a talented

Lyons, Nathan (b. 1930)

in The Oxford Companion to the Photograph

January 2005; p ublished online January 2006 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Photography and Photographs. 80 words.

A black‐and‐white photographer specializing in photographic essays and series, Lyons is also founder and director of the Visual Studies Workshop,

Grossman, Sid (1913–55)

in The Oxford Companion to the Photograph

January 2005; p ublished online January 2006 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Photography and Photographs. 114 words.

Co‐founder with Sol Libsohn of the Photo League, he played numerous roles throughout its existence (1936–51). He organized

Afong

Overview page. Subjects: Photography and Photographs.

Hong Kong Chinese studio whose founder apparently started in the profession c.1859, leaving his son to continue c.1890. The firm continued into the third generation, until 1941. As with...

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Nathan Lyons

Overview page. Subjects: Photography and Photographs.

(b. 1930),

American photographer and educationalist. A black‐and‐white photographer specializing in photographic essays and series, Lyons is also founder and director of the Visual...

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advertising of photographic products

Overview page. Subjects: Photography and Photographs.

In the mid‐1880s, even before he had introduced his revolutionary Kodak camera, George Eastman told J. Walter Thompson, founder of the famous advertising agency, that ‘a picture of a pretty...

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Elliott

Overview page. Subjects: Photography and Photographs.

(1863–1963),

English commercial studio. Established by Joseph Elliott and Clarence Fry, the business long outlived its founders. It flourished in London's Baker Street, taking (and...

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International Museum of Photography

Overview page. Subjects: Photography and Photographs.

At George Eastman House, Rochester, New York. Formerly the residence of the industrialist and philanthropist George Eastman, founder of Eastman Kodak, it opened in 1949 as an independent...

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Sid Grossman

Overview page. Subjects: Photography and Photographs.

(1913–55), American photographer.

Co‐founder with Sol Libsohn of the Photo League, he played numerous roles throughout its existence (1936–51). He organized classes in documentary...

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Edmond Fierlants

Overview page. Subjects: Photography and Photographs.

(1819–69), Belgian photographer and photographic publisher.

Born in Brussels into a prominent family of lawyers, Fierlants learned photography in Paris with Hippolyte Bayard. Sole...

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David Wynfield

Overview page. Subjects: Photography and Photographs.

(1837–87), English portrait photographer, born in India of unknown parentage. A founder member of the St John's Wood Clique of painters, he regularly exhibited at the Royal Academy, and...

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Alfred Horsley Hinton

Overview page. Subjects: Photography and Photographs.

(1863–1908), British pictorialist photographer, founder member of the Linked Ring Brotherhood (1892), and editor of Amateur Photographer (1893–1908). Trained in art, he became a journalist,...

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