Macpherson, Robert, 1815 or 1816-1872

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Robert Macpherson was a surgeon from Edinburgh, Scotland who moved to Italy to become a painter in the early 1840s; from 1851 onward, he became an innovator in architectural photography, producing mammoth plate photographs of Rome and Tivoli. He also produced art reproduction photographs of sculpture.

From the description of Robert Macpherson Collection. [1856]-1863. (Harry Ransom Humanities Research Center (HRC); University of Texas at Austin). WorldCat record id: 191957051

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associatedWith Anderson, James, 1813-1877, person
associatedWith Bonnemaison, Joachim 1943- person
associatedWith Griffin, Charles. person
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Place Name Admin Code Country
Greece
Brisbane (Qld.)
Italy--Tivoli
Queensland
Rome (Italy)
Tivoli (Italy)
Italy
Vatican City
Queensland--Brisbane
Rome
Italy--Rome
Australia
Subject
Aqueducts--Photographs
Roman temples--1860-1870
Dwellings--Design and construction
Men--1860-1870
Waterfalls--1860-1870
Sewerage--1860-1870
Bas-relief--Photographs
Art museums
Streets--1860-1870
Churches--1860-1870
Men in art--Photographs
Classical antiquities
Triumphal arches--Photographs
Amphitheaters--Photographs
Nudes--1860-1870
Architecture, Domestic--History
Sculpture, Ancient
Sawmills
Sculpture, Roman--Photographs
Archaeological sites--1860-1870
Occupation
Photographers
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Birth 1814

Death 1872-11-17

Britons

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