“…is every photograph…an unconscious fragment of the photographer’s autobiography? Will all the photographs a person takes in his or her life be as much a record of that individual as anything written down?” William Boyd p.11

“The protective feeling that people traditionally have towards their family photographs makes the discovery of such photographs in flea markets disturbing.” Robert Flynn Johnson p.15

“For me, an object is alive; this cigarette, this matchbox contains a secret life much more intense than some humans.” Joan Miro p.164

Quotes and images from the book Robert Flynn Johnson, Anonymous; Enigmatic Images From Unknown Photographers (UK: Thames & Hudson Ltd, 2004)