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Acland, Sarah Angelina [Angie] (1849–1930), photographer, was born at Broad Street, Oxford, on 26 June 1849, the second of eight children and only daughter of the physician Henry Wentworth Acland (1815–1900), who was then Lee's reader in anatomy at Christ Church, Oxford, and his wife, ...

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Annan, James Craig (1864–1946), photographer, was born on 8 March 1864, the second of the seven children of Thomas Annan (1829/30–1887), photographer, and his wife, Mary Young Craig, at 15 Burnbank Road, Hamilton, Lanarkshire, in Talbot Cottage, named after William Henry Fox Talbot...

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Annan, Thomas (1829/30–1887), photographer, was apparently the fifth of the seven children of John Annan (1792–1869), a farmer, flax spinner, and corn miller, who lived in the parish of Dairsie in Fife, and his wife, Agnes Bell (1791?–1878). He left home in November 1845 to begin an apprenticeship as a lithographic writer and engraver with the ...

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Anson, Thomas Patrick John, fifth earl of Lichfield [known as Patrick Lichfield] (1939–2005), photographer, was born on 25 April 1939 at 16 Embankment Gardens, Chelsea, London, the only son and elder child of Thomas William Arnold Anson, Viscount Anson (1913–1958), army officer, and elder son and heir of the ...

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Argent, (Bernard) Godfrey (1937–2006), photographer, was born on 6 February 1937 at Taringa, Eastbourne Road, Willingdon, Sussex, the only son of Godfrey Stanley Albert Argent, a motor engineer for a local builders' merchant, and his wife, Helena, née Smith. The couple also had two daughters. He was educated at ...

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Arnold [née Cohen], Eve Deborah (1912–2012), photojournalist, was born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA, on 21 April 1912, one of nine children of William Cohen (formerly Velvel Sklarski), rabbi, and his wife, Bessie (or Bosya), née Laschiner. Her parents had emigrated from ...

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Atkins [née Children], Anna (1799–1871), botanist and photographic artist, was born on 16 March 1799 in Tonbridge, Kent, the only child of John George Children (1777–1852), scientist, and his wife, Hester Anne Holwell (d. 1800). Some aspects of her early life are suggested in her pseudo-anonymous biography of her father, but otherwise little is known. ...

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Bassano, Alexander (1829–1913), photographer and artist, was born in London on 10 May 1829, the second son in the family of at least two sons and three daughters of Clement Bassano (1778/9–1833), merchant, and his wife, Elizabeth, née Browne. He was baptized Alessandro...

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Beaton, Sir Cecil Walter Hardy (1904–1980), photographer and designer for screen and theatre, was born at 21 Langland Gardens, Hampstead, London, on 14 January 1904, the eldest of the two sons and two daughters of Ernest Walter Hardy Beaton (1867–1936), timber merchant, and his wife, ...

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Beresford, George Charles (1864–1938), photographer and memoirist, was born at 15 Lypiatt Terrace, Cheltenham, Gloucestershire, on 10 July 1864, the third son of Major Henry Marcus Beresford (1835–1895) of the 9th foot and his wife, Julia Ellen (d. 1923), daughter of the ...

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Bird, Walter Leonard Frederick (1903–1969), photographer, was born at 141 Southampton Street, Camberwell, London, on 21 June 1903, the elder child and only son of Walter John Bird, letter sorter, and his wife, Charlotte Helena, née Richards. While both his parents hoped their son would become an engineer, ...

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Bourne, Samuel (1834–1912), photographer, was born at Windy Arbour Farm, Mucklestone, near Market Drayton, Staffordshire, on 30 October 1834, the third son of Thomas Bourne (b. 1804), a farmer, and his wife, Harriet née Dobson (b. 1802). He was educated privately by a clergyman at ...

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Bown, Jane Hope (1925–2014), photographer, was born on 13 March 1925 in Bronsil House, Eastnor, Hereford. Her unorthodox upbringing—she was raised by a succession of aunts, all of whom, like her mother, had been given horticultural monikers (Primrose, Daisy (Jane’s mother), ...

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Brandt, Hermann Wilhelm [Bill] (1904–1983), photographer, was born on 2 May 1904 in Hamburg (though he later encouraged the belief that he was born in south London), the second of four sons (there were no daughters) of Ludwig Walter Brandt, merchant (who had been born in ...

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Cameron [née Pattle], Julia Margaret (1815–1879), photographer, was born at Garden Reach, Calcutta, India, on 11 June 1815, fourth of the ten children (of whom seven, all daughters, survived to adulthood) of James Pattle (1775–1845) and his wife, Adeline de l'Étang (1793?–1845)...

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Claudet, Antoine François Jean (1797–1867), photographer and inventor, was born at Château de Rosay, Lyons, France, on 12 August 1797, the son of a gentleman of independent means, who died in 1807. After receiving a sound commercial and classical education, he entered the prestigious banking firm of his uncle and was soon installed as co-director with ...

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Coburn, Alvin Langdon (1882–1966), photographer and mystic, was born on 11 June 1882 at 134 East Springfield Street, Boston, Massachusetts, the only child of James Alvin Coburn (1849–1891), manufacturer of Coburn and Whitman shirts, and his wife, Fannie E. Howe (d. 1928)...

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Constable, William (1783–1861), traveller and photographer, was born on 5 April 1783 at Tedhams, Horley Mill, Horley, Surrey, the fifth child in the family of seven sons and two daughters of James Constable (1749–1838), miller and country shopkeeper of Horley, and his wife, ...

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Coster, Howard Sydney Musgrave (1885–1959), photographer, was born on 27 April 1885 at his family home, 29 Lavers Road, Stoke Newington, London. He was the third of five sons of William Isaiah Coster, commercial clerk (listed in Howard Coster's Times obituary and Who's Who...

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Cowan, John Anthony (1929–1979), photographer, was born on 22 April 1929 at Gillingham, Kent, the only child of Irving Cowan and his wife, Elizabeth Edith, née Cobley (1907–1999). He attended schools in Gillingham, Lincolnshire, Bournemouth, and Ramsgate but showed little interest in academic study. The appetite for adventure that shaped his life was evident in his early ambition to become a fighter pilot. He joined the ...