Today we pay tribute to the of the British population that were living a rural life in In just a few short decades industrialization would lead many of them to seek fortune in fast growing towns and cities. Were your family city dwellers or country folk?
Blizzard at Cape Denison, Antarctica Whetter & Close trying to get ice for drinking water from glacier adjacent to the Australasian Antarctic Expedition (AAE) winter quarters; photo by Frank Hurley, 1912 via: New South Wales State Libary
PhotoSeed, a privately owned photographic archive whose mission statement is Bringing to Light the Growth and Artistic Vision of & Century Photography, is a comprehensive resource examining all aspects of artistic photography from this era.
Belgian photographer Leonard Misonne trained as an engineer before discovering photography. Raised in Gilly, Belgium, the photographer traveled throughout his homeland and beyond to capture the landscape and people of Europe in the Pictorialist style.