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Album of Charles Darwin Portraits to Auction off in the UK for an Estimated £50,000-100,000

Nineteen carte-de-visite portraits of Charles Darwin are estimated to perhaps bring in £50,000-100,000, when they are offered at auction next week by Reeman Dansie Auctions. The cartes are contained in…

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Featured Exhibit

Mid-19th-century to Contemporary Landscape Photography

By Alex Novak

Most early landscape photographers were merely documenting gardens and places, often for artists to use in other art media, such as paintings and drawings. Some of these…

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Collecting Resources

Jean-Luc Pons Interviews Alex Novak of I Photo Central on the Photo Market

An edited version of this interview first appeared in the September-October-November, 2002 issue of Photographie International. My thanks to its publisher, Jean-Luc Pons, for allowing me to reproduce it…

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