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CARROLL, Lewis (1832 - 1898), Photographer, writer, teacher

in Benezit Dictionary of Artists

Published in print January 2006 | ISBN: 9780199773787
Published online July 2013 | e-ISBN: 9780199773787
CARROLL, Lewis (1832 - 1898), Photographer, writer, teacher

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English, 19th century, male.

Born 27 January 1832, in Daresbury; died 14 January 1898, in Guildford.

Photographer, writer, teacher. Portraits, allegory, landscapes, still-lifes.

A mathematician by formal education and profession, Lewis Carroll took up photography at the age of twenty-four. While he explored a range of genres from landscapes to still-lifes, approximately half of his photographic output portrays children. Staged and costumed scenes with literary

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Subjects: Art ; Biographical Studies

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