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Special Edition of the London Photograph Fair Is an Interesting Side Trip during the Week of Photo London

The Special Edition of The London Photograph Fair, the longstanding tabletop fair, was a far more interesting affair this year than last. With just 17 exhibitors, it was much smaller…

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Featured Exhibit

Louis De Clercq: 19th-Century Traveler and Calotypist

By Alex Novak

Louis-Constantine-Henri-Francois Xavier De Clercq was born on Christmas Day in 1836. Doubly blessed with the support of a wealthy French family, De Clercq early on fell in…

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Collecting Resources

The Insider's Guide to Buying Photographs

Besides historical and aesthetic considerations, most photography collectors ultimately will face the real economic issue of both buying and selling images.

Few of us merely inherit a collection and then pass…

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