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PIC ID: 1956
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Hermann Wilhelm Vogel

German, 1834-1898


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Born in Dobrilugk, Saxony in 1834 and died in 1898 in Berlin. Vogel started the Photography Club in Berlin [Photographisches Verein] and organized the 1865 International Photography Exhibition. In 1868 he joined the expedition to observe the solar eclipse in Aden, Yemen. Between 1867 and 1870 Vogel published his Lehrbuch der Photographie [copy in ART], which had international editions following in 1875. In 1879 he published Lichtbilder nach der Natur [copy in Rare Books]. From 1884 on he headed the Institute for Photochemistry and scientific photography on the Technical University in Berlin-Charlottenburg.

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Hermann Wilhelm Vogel has 2 locations.

Birth (1834)

Doberlug-Kirchhain, Brandenburg

Death (1898)

Charlottenburg, Germany