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Thomas Arthur Rickard

T. A. Rickard, formally known as Thomas Arthur Rickard was born about 1864 in Italy. Rickards parents were British and he became a Mining Engineer practising in the United States, Europe and Australia. He was also a publisher and author on mine e ...

Cornelius de Vos

Cornelius de Vos or de Vois, was a Dutch or Flemish mine entrepreneur and mineral prospector working in England and Scotland. Cornelius de Vos was recorded as a member of the French church in Farringdon in 1568. He was granted rights to mine copp ...

Mimi Baxter

Wilhelmine "Mimi" Baxter is a fictional character of the German soap opera Verbotene Liebe and was portrayed by Christa Strobel from October 4, 2005 to February 22, 2006. Introduced as the estranged mother of Johannes von Lahnstein, Mimi appears ...

Florian Brandner

Florian Brandner is a fictional character on German soap opera Verbotene Liebe. The character was first played by Frederic A. Komp from 2 January 1995 to the fall of 1996 and again in February 1997 and from June to October 1998. The character was ...

Joey Buchanan

Joey Buchanan is a fictional character from the American daytime serial One Life to Live. The character is the son of original protagonists Victoria Lord and Joe Riley, Sr.

Alexandra DeWitt

Alexandra DeWitt is a fictional character in the DC Comics Universe. She is the girlfriend of Kyle Rayner before he receives the Green Lantern power ring from Ganthet. She is best known, however, as the murder victim whose manner of disposal led ...

Echo DiSavoy

Echo DiSavoy is a fictional character on the ABC daytime soap opera One Life to Live. She was portrayed by Kim Zimmer from March to October 1983. After a twenty-seven-year absence, during which Zimmer went on to play the long-running character Re ...

Prue Halliwell

Prudence Halliwell is a fictional character from the American television series Charmed, played by Shannen Doherty from October 7, 1998 until May 17, 2001. The character was created by Constance M. Burge, who based Prue on her older sister. Prue ...

Jade (Beyond Good & Evil)

Jade is a fictional character and the protagonist of the action-adventure video game Beyond Good & Evil. She is a photo-journalist, and was created by Ubisoft developer Michel Ancel, with the goal of creating a character resembling a real person, ...

Jimmy Olsen

James Bartholomew Olsen is a fictional character appearing in American comic books published by DC Comics. Olsen is a young photojournalist working for the Daily Planet. He is close friends with Lois Lane and Superman, and has a good working rela ...

Johnny Quick (Johnny Chambers)

Johnny Quick is a Golden Age DC Comics character with the power of superhuman speed. The character first appeared in More Fun Comics #71. After his More Fun run ended in issue #107, he was moved to Adventure Comics with issue #103. He remained as ...

Jo Reynolds

Jo Beth Reynolds is a fictional character in the American television series Melrose Place, the second series in the Beverly Hills, 90210 franchise. Portrayed by Daphne Zuniga, Jo Reynolds appeared in the first four seasons of Melrose Place. She a ...

Donna Troy

Donna Troy is a fictional superheroine appearing in American comic books published by DC Comics. She is the original Wonder Girl and later temporarily adopts another identity, Troia. Created by Bob Haney and Bruno Premiani, she first appeared in ...

Vicki Vale

Victoria Vale is a fictional character appearing in American comic books published by DC Comics, commonly in association with the superhero Batman. Created by Bob Kane and Bill Finger, the character debuted in Batman #49. Vicki Vale is a journali ...

Iris West

Iris West is a fictional character, a supporting character appearing in American comic books published by DC Comics. She has been the main love interest and later wife of Barry Allen, the alter ego of the Silver Age version of the superhero the F ...

Latif al-Ani

Latif al-Ani is an Iraqi photographer, often known as "the father of Iraqi photography" and noted for his photographic works that combine both ancient and modern themes. During his active career from the 1950s through to the late-1970s, he chroni ...

Hippolyte Arnoux

Hippolyte Arnoux was a French photographer and publisher. He was one of the first photographers to produce images of Egypt and documented the Suez Canal project with extensive photographs and a publication.

Burton Brothers

Burton Brothers was one of New Zealands most important nineteenth-century photographic studios and was based in Dunedin, New Zealand. It was founded by Walter John Burton in 1866 as the Grand Photographic Saloon and Gallery and was situated in Pr ...

Hill & Adamson

In 1843 painter David Octavius Hill joined engineer Robert Adamson to form Scotlands first photographic studio. During their brief partnership that ended with Adamsons untimely death, Hill & Adamson produced "the first substantial body of self-co ...

Allens of Tenby

Allens Of Tenby was a firm of photographers established in "The Excelsior Studio", a photography studio at 1 Campbell House, High St., Tenby, Pembrokeshire, opened by Harry Mortimer Allen in 1890. In 1896, the studio was renamed "The Campbell Stu ...

Bachrach Studios

It was founded in Baltimore in 1868 by David Bachrach, Jr. The studios founder, David Bachrach, took the only photo of Abraham Lincolns Gettysburg Address. The studio has photographed every US Head of State since then, its founder having made it ...

Baker Art Gallery

Bakers Art Gallery was a photography studio in Columbus, Ohio from 1862-1955. Among those to have their portraits taken were Kyrle Bellew, William McKinley, Rutherford B. Hayes, and Annie Oakley. They also won first place at various exhibitions, ...

Bedford Lemere

The company was established by Bedford Lemere born 1839, died 1911 in 1861, with its studio at 147 Strand, London from 1867 to 1947. His son Henry also known as Harry Bedford Lemere born 1865, died 1944 joined the firm in 1881 and was one of the ...

Bourne & Shepherd

Bourne & Shepherd was an Indian photographic studio and one of the oldest established photographic businesses in the world. Established in 1863, at its peak, it was the most successful commercial firm in 19th-and early 20th-century India, with ag ...

Byron Company

The Byron Company is a New York City photography studio in Manhattan that was founded in 1892. It is "one of New Yorks pre-eminent commercial photography studios" that "documented the essence of New York City life". Percy Byron, the son of the fo ...

Case & Draper

Case & Draper was a photographic studio partnership in Skagway, Alaska between William Howard Case and Horace H. Draper. Their work included photographs of the Tlingit, portraits, scenery, and gold rush era images. Digital collections of their wo ...

Elliott & Fry

Elliott & Fry was a Victorian photography studio founded in 1863 by Joseph John Elliott and Clarence Edmund Fry. For a century the firms core business was taking and publishing photographs of the Victorian public and social, artistic, scientific ...

Studio Harcourt

Studio Harcourt is a photography studio founded in Paris in 1934 by the brothers Lacroix. It is known in particular for its black and-white photographs of movie stars and celebrities, but having ones photo taken at Harcourt a few times during one ...

Hofatelier Elvira

The Hofatelier Elvira was a photography studio in Munich founded by jurist and actress Anita Augspurg and friend photographer Sophia Goudstikker in 1887 and is notable as the first company founded by women in Germany. A branch also existed in Aug ...

Johnstone, OShannessy and Co

Henry James Johnstone was born in Birmingham, England, in 1835 and studied art under a number of private teachers and at the Birmingham School of Design before joining his fathers photographic firm. He arrived in Melbourne in 1853 aged 18 and bec ...

The Josef Sudek Studio

The Josef Sudek Studio is a gallery bearing the name of the renowned Czech photographer Josef Sudek. This single-storey pavilion of only 61 square metres and located in the courtyard of the apartment buildings at no. 432 ujezd, Prague, is a repli ...

Keystone View Company

The Keystone View Company was a major distributor of stereographic images, and was located in Meadville, Pennsylvania. From 1892 through 1963 Keystone produced and distributed both educational and comic/sentimental stereoviews, and stereoscopes. ...

Negretti and Zambra

Negretti and Zambra was a company that produced scientific and optical instruments and also operated a photographic studio based in London, England. Henry Negretti and Joseph Zambra formed a partnership in 1850, thereby founding the firm which wo ...

William Eastman Palmer & Sons

William Eastman Palmer & Sons was the name of a family partnership of photographers which was started in Devon in the 1860s by William Eastman Palmer and his wife Maria Louisa nee Eales. By 1881 the five sons in the partnership were beginning to ...

Stillfried & Andersen

The firm of Stillfried & Andersen, also known as the Japan Photographic Association, was a photographic studio founded by Baron Raimund von Stillfried and Hermann Andersen that operated in Yokohama, Japan between 1876 and 1885. The studio is note ...

Vargas Brothers Art Studio

The Vargas Brothers Art Studio was an iconic photographic studio operated by the brothers Carlos and Miguel Vargas in Arequipa, Peru. Winning numerous awards for their photography and techniques, the negatives of the studio have been preserved in ...

Lawson Insley

Lawson Insley was a daguerreotyptist who operated in Australia and New Zealand during the 19th century. He worked in portraiture and captured the earliest known portrait of Māori subjects. Insley arrived in Sydney in 1850. He set up a daguerreoty ...

Joshua the Stylite

Joshua the Stylite is the attributed author of a chronicle which narrates the history of the war between the Byzantine Empire and Persians between 502 and 506, and which is one of the earliest and best historical documents preserved in Syriac. Th ...

Katskhi pillar

The Katskhi pillar is a natural limestone monolith located at the village of Katskhi in western Georgian region of Imereti, near the town of Chiatura. It is approximately 40 metres high, and overlooks the small river valley of Katskhura, a right ...

Kermit the Frog

Kermit the Frog is a Muppet character and Jim Hensons best-known creation. Introduced in 1955, Kermit serves as the straight man protagonist of numerous Muppet productions, most notably Sesame Street and The Muppet Show, as well as in other telev ...

Irati Santiago Mujika

Irati Santiago Mujika is a music video producer, TV producer and film producer from Villabona, Spain. She has been professionally producing music videos, short films and feature films since 2016. Irati’s most notable collaborations are with Steve ...

Retro-juice productions

Retro Juice is a London-based production company. Retro-Juice has been producing music videos, commercials, documentaries and other video based content for almost 10 years. The company was set up by its current directors; Mark Davis and Franco Pe ...

Radio producer

A radio producer oversees the making of a radio show. The job title covers several different job descriptions: Content producers or executive producers oversee and orchestrate a radio show or feature. The content producer might organize music cho ...

Television producer

A television producer is a person who oversees one or more aspects of video production on a television program. Some producers take more of an executive role, in that they conceive new programs and pitch them to the television networks, but upon ...

Klaw and Erlanger

Klaw and Erlanger was an entertainment management and production partnership of Marc Klaw and Abraham Lincoln Erlanger based in New York City from 1888 through 1919. While running their own considerable and multi-faceted theatrical businesses on ...

Zed Group

Zed Group is a large organization of privately held interlocking European companies that provide mobile phone and internet entertainment, film animation and video game production. Besides the main company also named Zed, other important companies ...

Narendra Chaudhary (soldier)

Narendra chaudhary, was an Indian army Bomb defusing expert, who had defused more than over 256 bombs in his career.

Firefighter

A firefighter is a rescuer extensively trained in firefighting, primarily to extinguish hazardous fires that threaten life, property and the environment as well as to rescue people and animals from dangerous situations. The complexity of modern, ...

Calvert County Fire-Rescue-EMS

Calvert County, Maryland is the only jurisdiction in the U.S. state of Maryland that still has a 100% all-volunteer Fire, Rescue, and EMS service. Currently none of the firefighters, EMTs, or paramedics in Calvert County are paid. They are all 10 ...

John Sudnik

John Sudnik is a firefighter with the FDNY, who was promoted to acting Chief of Department, the most senior uniformed member of the Department, on December 10, 2018. Prior to replacing his predecessor, James E. Leonard, Sudnik had been Chief of O ...