10 January: Proletariat

Date #10Is evidence of its authorship embedded in a photograph?

Heinrich Rudolf Zille born on this date in 1858 (d.1929) in Radenburg near Dresden in Germany is famous, though unless you live in Berlin, you may not have heard of him. An artist, lithographer, cartoonist and lecturer, his street photography is among early examples but was almost unknown until rediscovered in the 1960s.

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One thought on “10 January: Proletariat

  1. The serendipity of the double exposure shot is great! Elevates it to another level. It’s one of the great things about photography – the power of the medium to transcend the abilities or awareness of the photographer.

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