Bradford, William, 1823-1892

Alternative names
Dates:
Birth 1823-04-30
Death 1892-04-25
Americans

Biographical notes:

Painter, photographer, explorer, of Fairhaven, Mass.; travelled extensively to the eastern Arctic region; in 1871 he was invited to England to display his photographs and paintings and to lecture on the Arctic; he also wrote "Arctic regions" which was published in England in 1873.

From the description of William Bradford guest book and scrapbook, 1871-1910. (Old Dartmouth Historical Society Library). WorldCat record id: 76960529

Marine and arctic painter, photographer, and lecturer; Fairhaven, Mass.

Studied under Van Beest. Made annual trips to Labrador to paint. Was an associate of the National Academy.

From the description of William Bradford papers, 1860-1893. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 86118407

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Subjects:

  • Lectures and lecturing
  • Artists--Correspondence
  • Marine painting--19th century
  • Marine painters
  • Marine painting, American
  • Painters

Occupations:

  • Marine painters--Massachusetts--Fairhaven
  • Photographers--Massachusetts--Fairhaven

Places:

  • Massachusetts (as recorded)
  • England--London (as recorded)
  • Northeastern States (as recorded)
  • Arctic regions (as recorded)
  • London (England) (as recorded)
  • Massachusetts--Fairhaven (as recorded)