Foto Friday – Maritime Compass and Maritime Flickr

Thomas Smillie was the Smithsonian's first photographer and curator of photography. He and his studio staff re-shot many of the photographs collected by the institution's scientists, including documentation of Smithsonian-sponsored expeditions as well as images of scientific phenomena.

Heather at Maritime Compass put up a interesting post yesterday entitled Maritime Flickr where in addition to mentioning one of my favorite maritime photographers, OneEighteen, she gave us a run down of lots of historical photo resources on Flickr. Check out her post.

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Peter A. Mello

Father, son. Lifelong mariner, student of leadership, photographer. Professional creative placemaker.

One thought on “Foto Friday – Maritime Compass and Maritime Flickr”

  1. Peter, thanks for the mention! But you deserve all the credit for introducing me to OneEighteen’s great photos. Keep up the great Foto Fridays!

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