| • The Fox Talbot Museum devotes itself to the life and work of the man who gave us the positive-negative process, William Henry Fox Talbot.
• The restored home of Nicephore Niépce, where this pioneering inventor made the first photograph/heliograph in history, is now open to visitors. You can find online information in French and English at Nicephore Niépce.
• Dr. Robert Leggat's excellent and thorough A History of Photography from its beginnings till the 1920s contains basic information, references, images, and much more on the medium's first century.
• The American Photographic Historical Society's site offers much information and includes an excellent Related Links page.
• Prof. Mehmet Bayhan offers an introduction to the history of Turkish photography.
• Chronomedia claims that it is "destined to become the most comprehensive and accurate timeline of developments in communications media ever compiled."
• Adventures in Cybersound: 2500 Years of Communications History presents another such timeline.
• As does The Complete History of the Invention of Cinematography.
• Jeff Ward's Timeline of Social Documentary Practice deals specifically with events relating to that form.
• The Magic Lantern Society of the U.K. provides extensive information on the origins of that influential device whose present-day descendant, the slide projector, no photographer seems able to master.
As for current events:
• The Photo Review provides information on NYC and Middle Atlantic events, along with essays on aspects of photography history.
• No better guide to current exhibitions in the New York area exists than photography-guide.com, posted by Photograph, the bimonthly New York gallery guide.
• They deliver what they promise: Soho Museum.com's Global Art Events Calendar provides listings from around the world.
• Art Now's Gallery Guide Online does the same.