Antique Photography Price Guide and Glossary. &169; 2005

Life magazine was America's answer to several European photo/news publications such as the French Vu. It was not founded until 1936 by Henry Luce (1898-1967). It was a large format weekly until it folded in 1978. Although it started by copying others' ideas, Life is under-appreciated as a showplace for great photographers. Everyone interested in photography should have old issues of Life and National Geographic. Many of the great picture-makers of the era appeared on their pages. Estimated basic value: $2.50-$28. per issue