Fogg Art Museum 19th-century history of photography collection, 1844-1900 (inclusive).
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Frith, Francis, 1822-1898
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], (U...
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Käsebier, Gertrude, 1852-1934
American pictorialist photographer Gertrude Käsebier, with the support and admiration of Alfred Stieglitz, became a founding member of the Photo-Secession movement in 1902. Gertrude Käsebier was born in 1852 in Des Moines, Iowa, daughter of John and Muncy Stanton. The family was of established American lineage: Käsebier's maternal great-grandfather was the brother of Daniel Boone. When she was still very young, Käsebier moved to Colorado ...
Holmes, Oliver Wendell, 1809-1894
Holmes (Harvard, M.D. 1836) was Parkman Professor of Anatomy at Harvard Medical School from 1847 to 1882, dean of the Medical School from 1847 to 1853, and a noted essayist and poet. A paper on the contagiousness of puerperal fever, presented at an 1843 meeting of the Boston Society for Medical Improvement, was his most famous contribution to medicine. His indictment of physicians for their role in causing and spreading the fever was one of the most controversial treatises of the time...
Jackson, William Henry, 1843-1942
Renowned photographer of Western landscapes, employed by the United States Geological Survey and commercial enterprises to document wilderness areas and Native American cultures. From the description of Colorado Views [picture], ca. 1870-1890. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 46460710 Official photographer for the U.S. Geological Survey of the Territories conducted by Ferdinand Vandiveer Hayden. From the description of Papers, 1851-1878. (Duke University Library). ...
Wilson, G. W. (George Washington), 1823-1893
Adam-Salomon, Antoine-Samuel (French photographer, 1811 or 1818-1881)
Emerson, P. H. (Peter Henry), 1856-1936
Boughton, Alice C., 1885-
Dinsmore, D. C., active 1860-1889
Fenton, Roger, 1819-1869
Ponti, Carlo, 1912-2007
Ferrez, Marc, 1843-1923
Whistler, James McNeill, 1834-1903
American painter, etcher and author. From the description of Autograph letters, signed with his name : Lindsey Houses, Chelsea, and 28 Wimple Street, to [James Key] Caird and J.E. Millais, [n.d.]. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270588842 From the description of Autograph letter signed : London, to Miss Cobden, [May 1881/1884]. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270587769 From the description of Autograph letter signed : Chelsea, London, to Waldo Story, the sculptor, pos...
Álvarez Bravo, Lola, 1907-1993
Lola Álvarez Bravo (b. April 3, 1903, Lagos de Moreno, Mexico–d. July 31, 1993, Mexico City, Mexico) was a Mexican photographer. There are questions about her birth date but it was listed as April 3, 1907 on her death certificate (some put it in 1903). She attended Escuela Nacional Preparatoria in 1922 and met Frida Kahlo. She married fellow photographer Manuel Álvarez Bravo in 1925 and took up photography when the couple moved to Oaxaca. Her first solo art exhibition in 1944, at the Palacio de ...
Nadar, Félix, 1820-1910
French photographer and writer. From the description of Letters, 1856-1909. (Getty Research Institute). WorldCat record id: 84098580 French artist, photographer and author. From the description of Autograph letters signed (3) : Paris, to Honoré Daumier, 1857 (2 with printed date) and 1858 Nov. 26. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270872042 Photographer, artist, caricaturist, writer, and balloonist, working in Paris from 1839 on. From the descr...
Gardner, Alexander, 1821-1882
Alexander Gardner was born in Paisley, Scotland, on 17 October 1821. In May of 1851 Gardner visited the Great Exhibition in Hyde Park, London, where he saw the photographs of Mathew Brady. Upon his return to Scotland, Gardner began to experiment with photography and devoted his time to learning about this new art. In the spring of 1856 Gardner and his family immigrated to the United States and Gardner initiated contact with Mathew Brady. Brady hired Gardner and in February 1858, Gardner was put ...
Beato, Felice, approximately 1825-
Kaisando Temple, Nagasaki A pioneer in war photography and the photography of Japan, Felice Beato is believed to have been born between 1825 and 1830 on the Greek Island of Corfu, then a British protectorate. Although little certain can be said about his formal training or early career, Beato is known to have begun work as a photographer as early as 1851, when he traveled to Constantinople with his brother Antonio to work for James Robertson, an experienced photographer...
Hill, David Octavius, 1802-1870
Epithet: Secretary, Royal Scottish Academy British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000000568.0x0002c5 Scottish painter. From the description of Letters, 1844, 1866. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 82724943 English painter & photographer. From the description of Autograph letter signed : Fitzroy Square, London, to E. Bicknell, 1857 Oct. 15. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270468012 ...
Anderson, James (Journalist)
Adamson, Robert, 1821-1848
Muybridge, Eadweard, 1830-1904
The California Street Cable Railroad began operation in April, 1878. From the description of [California Street Cable Railroad Co. [graphic] : power house at California and Larkin streets]. [ca. 1878] (University of California, Berkeley). WorldCat record id: 48150769 American photographer known especially for his landscape views of the western United States, South and Central America, and for his photographic studies of animals in motion, Muybridge worked closely with Senato...
Cameron, Julia Margaret, 1815-1879
Julia Cameron was an English photographer, noted especially for her portraits of prominent Victorians such as Tennyson, Carlyle and Longfellow. She is considered a precursor of the modernist movement in artistic photography. From the description of Julia Cameron letter to Julia Jackson, 1848 Feb. 7. (Pennsylvania State University Libraries). WorldCat record id: 53943015 1860s-1879 portrait photographer Epithet: nee Pattle, photographer Br...
Cooke, Josiah P., Jr. (Josiah Parsons), 1827-1894
Cooke (Harvard, A.B., 1848) taught chemistry and mineralogy at Harvard. From the description of Papers of Josiah Parsons Cooke, 1859-1893 (inclusive). (Harvard University). WorldCat record id: 77069349 ...
Gutekunst, Frederick, 1831-1917
Tucker, H. Allen
Atget, Eugène, 1857-1927
Originally trained as an actor before beginning his photographic career in the late 1890s, Atget is best known for his views of Paris from streetscapes and storefronts, to portraits of shopkeepers. From the description of Eugene Atget Collection. [ca. 1900-1956, bulk ca. 1900-1910]. (Harry Ransom Humanities Research Center (HRC); University of Texas at Austin). WorldCat record id: 122602054 ...
Hawes, Josiah Johnson, 1808-1901
Álvarez Bravo, Manuel, 1902-2002
B. Mexico City, Feb. 4, 1902; d. Saturday, Oct. 19, 2002 in Mexico City, age 100. From the description of Manuel Alvarez Bravo : Artist File. (International Center of Photography). WorldCat record id: 462089923 ...
Baldus, Édouard 1813-1889
B. Eduard Baldus, June 5, 1813 in Prussia; changed spelling to Édouard after moving to Paris; although frequently referred to in modern photographic literature as Édouard-Denis Baldus);d. Dec. 22, 1889. From the description of Eduard Baldus : Artist File. (International Center of Photography). WorldCat record id: 488723910 ...
Eakins, Thomas, 1844-1916
Realist painter Thomas Eakins was born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, in 1844. He was encouraged by his parents to develop his talent in art, and in 1862 he entered the Pennsylvania Academy of Fine Arts. Also during this period Eakins developed an interest in anatomy, revealed later in the realistically detailed Gross Clinic, painted in 1875. In 1866 he moved to Paris, where he studied painting with Jean-Léon Gérôme at the Ecole des Beaux-Arts for three years, and briefly with sculptor Augustin-...
O'Sullivan, Timothy H., 1840-1882
Timothy O'Sullivan was an early Western photographer. He served with Clarence King on the United States Geological Explorations of the Fortieth Parallel in 1867. From the description of Timothy O'Sullivan photograph, 1988. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 367900033 Timothy O'Sullivan (1840-1882) began his photography career as an apprentice to Mathew Brady, but he left the Brady gallery to photograph American Civil War battlefields on his own. In 1862 or 1863, he joined the st...
Cox, George C. (George Collins), 1851-1902
Bourne, Samuel, 1834-1912
Samuel Bourne (1834-1912) was born in Shropshire, England, and began taking photographs around 1855. He joined the photography firm Howard & Shepherd around 1864, which eventually became Bourne & Shepherd and had offices in Calcutta, Simla, and Bombay. Bourne sailed for India in 1863, the first of three lengthy trips he took between 1863 and 1869. During these trips he photographed in all regions in India, Nepal, the Tibet Region, and Burma. One of his trips was devoted to finding and ph...
Berthall, Vicomte d'Arnoux.