Frith, Francis

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Francis Frith, was born in Chesterfield, in 1822. An early exponent of photography, Frith set up his own company in 1859 in Reigate, publishing photographic views. He travelled around the world taking photographs and in later years employed additional photographers to satisfy demand. Frith died in Cannes in 1898, but the company continued to operate until its closure in 1971.

From the guide to the The Francis Frith Collection: Photographs of Highland Perthshire, [ca1900]-[ca1950], (University of Dundee)

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creatorOf The Francis Frith Collection: Photographs of Highland Perthshire, [ca1900]-[ca1950] University of Dundee
referencedIn Tuttleman Family, Edna S. and Stanley C. Collection of Nineteenth-Century Photographs, 1857-1899 Special Collections Research Center, University of Chicago Library,
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associatedWith Annan, Thomas, d. 1887 person
associatedWith Frith Francis 1822-1898 person
Place Name Admin Code Country
Perthsire (Scotland)
Landscape photography Scotland


Birth 1822-10-07

Death 1898-02-25





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