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Henry Robinson
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Born in Ludlow, Shropshire
Born on 9th of July 1830
Died on 21st of February 1901

Born 1830. Died 1901 - English photographer.

In 1857 opened a studio in Leamington Spa selling portraits. Pioneer of pictorialist photography, earned the title "the King of photographic picture-making. Perfected the idea of combination printing. Famous for his picture Fading Away (1858), a composition of five negatives, which depicts a girl dying of consumption.

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