Introduction
Richard Harrington, (February 24, 1911 – October 11, 2005) was a Canadian photographer. He is best known for his photographs taken in the Canadian Arctic between 1948 and 1953 including his iconic shot of the 1950 Canadian caribou famine. Born in Hamburg, Germany, he immigrated to Canada in the mid-1920s. During his career he traveled to more than 100 countries and his photographs have appeared in more than 24 books. His work has been shown at the National Archives of Canada, the Smithsonian Institution and the Museum of Modern Art. In 2001, he was made an Officer of the Order of Canada.
Wikidata
Q7326279
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Nationality
Canadian
Gender
Male
Roles
Artist, Photographer
Name
Richard Harrington
Ulan
500344268
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