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Seeking bio information on Aaron Scharf (author of 'Art and Photography' 1968)
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James McArdle commented on James McArdle's blog post Information sought: Ian Smith, British photographer for LIFE magazine
"Thank you for your work on this Tony, that narrows the field. Is it possible to discover the date of death for each of these?"
Mar 11
Tony Rackstraw commented on James McArdle's blog post Information sought: Ian Smith, British photographer for LIFE magazine
"From "Scotland's People" these are the Ian Smiths born in the 1921 and the years around. Smith Allan Ian M 1918 558/ 56 Rothesay Smith Ian Andrew Jame M 1918 685/6 53 Morningside Smith Ian Ormrod M 1918 633/B 506 Cathcart (Lanark)…"
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James McArdle commented on James McArdle's blog post Information sought: Ian Smith, British photographer for LIFE magazine
"Thank you Peter, that has filled in a few gaps. I don't know how missed that issue of Life, but it's great to see Smith had that recognition. Best Regards, James"
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Peter Hill commented on James McArdle's blog post Information sought: Ian Smith, British photographer for LIFE magazine
"It's not much, but the 25 June 1945 issue of LIFE has a short bio of Smith and relates that he joined the magazine in September…"
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Information sought: Ian Smith, British photographer for LIFE magazine

Ian Smith (life dates unknown) photographed for the American magazine LIFE in 1945/6 and was listed on the masthead as a staff photographer. Numbers of his images of British politicians of the period, of movie stars, directors and producers, and his reportage of life in England in the aftermath of WW2, are held by Getty Images.I have started a…See More
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"Hello, Yes I found out lots and have more recently got images he took during the first war. Not quite Holodomor importance but still unusual. Ask me anything and I will tell you. I've made a conceptual book based on my research which I'm…"
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"I was a student at the LCC Central School of Arts and Crafts in London between 1960-63, taught Art History by Aaron Schaaf, and, (undercover) photographic history including the development of graphic art reproduction. He was my first contact with an…"
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Information sought: Ian Smith, British photographer for LIFE magazine

Ian Smith (life dates unknown) photographed for the American magazine LIFE in 1945/6 and was listed on the masthead as a staff photographer. Numbers of his images of British politicians of the period, of movie stars, directors and producers, and his reportage of life in England in the aftermath of WW2, are held by Getty…

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Posted on January 1, 2019 at 22:30 — 4 Comments

Photohistory 'long reads' daily to your door On This Date In Photography.

On This Date In Photography presents an event that happened, or is happening, on the date of posting. Journalistic, not necessarily academic, it aims to broaden the interests of devotees of photography, with some posts specifically on British photo history, others more wide ranging.

Written on the day, of the day, your news of upcoming items for potential content, or other input, is most welcome.

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At 10:09 on September 11, 2017, michaelg said…

I was a student at the LCC Central School of Arts and Crafts in London between 1960-63, taught Art History by Aaron Schaaf, and, (undercover) photographic history including the development of graphic art reproduction. He was my first contact with an art historian who took photography seriously, as did, I must say, EH Gombrich some of whose lectures I attended at the Warburg Institute.

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At 10:45 on September 3, 2017, Samara Pearce said…
Hello,

Yes I found out lots and have more recently got images he took during the first war. Not quite Holodomor importance but still unusual. Ask me anything and I will tell you. I've made a conceptual book based on my research which I'm hoping I can get published one day.

Samara
At 7:42 on April 30, 2009, Michael Pritchard said…
Hello! I've seen the photos awaiting approval for uploading. I just wanted to check that they are are either bya British photographer or the subject matter is British.. if not then they won't really fit the remit of this blog...

Coudl you confirm please?

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