Eugène Atget and the Art of Old Paris

Eugène Atget and the Art of Old Paris

  Eugène Atget was a 19th century French documentary photographer, and an enigma. Later in life, he was noted for recording old Paris’ architecture and street scenes before their disappearance to modernization. Details of Atget’s early life are obscure. Born in 1857, he was orphaned by the age of five and was brought up by his […]

Frank Sutcliffe: Photographer in 19th Century Whitby, England

Francis (Frank) Meadows Sutcliffe, the 19th century British photographer, encapsulated the life of the North Yorkshire seaside village of Whitby and surrounding countryside of England. He attained international standing, and is considered one of the great masters of late 19th and early 20th century photography. In 1869, Sutcliffe held his first camera, which was a […]

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