Born into a prosperous Boston family, Alvin Langdon Coburn was given his first Kodak camera at the age of eight. His serious photographic career began before the age of twenty, when an exhibition of American photography opened at the Royal Photographic Society with nine of his photos. In 1902 Coburn moved to New York City, where he became reacquainted with Edward Steichen and met Alfred Stieglitz and Gertrude Kasebier for the first time. Kasebier became Coburn's teacher in those first years, and Stieglitz his mentor and ...

Alvin L Coburn: A Monograph(cl) 1998, Edition Stemmle

ISBN-13: 9783908161332

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