Ansel died of heart failure two
years after his open heart bypass surgery. He felt so good, he just didn't
believe them when they said take it easy.
He donated his body to science
to offer proof that photography had no effect on our health. He was proven
On his death bed, he said he'd
wished he'd never had the surgery.
----- Original Message -----
Sent: Sunday, August 30, 2009 8:49
Subject: Re: black fingernails, et al,
was Re: Paper - baby oil Digi Negs
Steichen died two days short of 94.
In "Eat Starch Mom" Grace Slick once crooned:
"Preservatives might just be preserving you. I think
that's something you might have missed. Ya, you missed it...vegetable
On Aug 30, 2009, at 11:16 PM, JOHN ROSEBOROUGH wrote:
Judy and list,
Well let's see a quick search
came up with this.
Ansel died at 82
Stieglitz also 82
Weston was 72
Minor at 68
I couldn't find the cause of
Hummm - either I have 2 or 12 years to go.<g>
> Date: Sun, 30 Aug 2009
> From: email@example.com
> Subject: black
fingernails, et al, was Re: Paper - baby oil Digi Negs
> To: firstname.lastname@example.org
> On Sun, 30 Aug 2009,
> > Okay, SOME people did
this. I remember the 'famed' black fingernails of
> > Amidol users.
HOwever, in y now forty
> > years of working @ the San Francisco
Art Institute in a department founded by
> > Ansel and
I recall (OK, I don't really recall, but I SUSPECT !!) both Ansel and
> Minor died young-ish, even
for that time. And I definitely do recall when
> I went to my first
photography workshops in the 1980s, being told that
had a 40% higher cancer rate than the population at large.
> I don't know where that
figure came from, but it was given as fact, and
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