Alvin Coburn
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Born on 11th of June 1882
Died on 23rd of November 1966

Born 1882 - Boston, Massachusetts. Died 1966 - British photographer.


Studied photography from 1898. Photographed celebrities in UK such as George Bernard Shaw. Founded the Pictorial Photographers of America in 1912. Invented a kaleidoscopic mirror apparatus called a Vortograph. Became British citizen in 1932.

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