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Overview page. Subjects: Music.

Concert overture, op. 49 (1880), by Tchaikovsky; written for the Moscow Exhibition, it commemorates Napoleon's retreat from Moscow in 1812 and incorporates La Marseillaise and the Tsarist...

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Wey, Francis (1812–82)

in The Oxford Companion to the Photograph

January 2005; p ublished online January 2006 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Photography and Photographs. 102 words.

and pioneering photography critic, and friend of the painter Gustave Courbet. He praised the expressive qualities of the calotype

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Dancer, John Benjamin (1812–87)

in The Oxford Companion to the Photograph

January 2005; p ublished online January 2006 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Photography and Photographs. 168 words.

who inherited his father's Liverpool instrument‐making business aged 23. Dancer became a pioneer of photographic lantern slides. In 1837 he

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Braun, Adolphe (1812–77)

in The Oxford Companion to the Photograph

January 2005; p ublished online January 2006 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Photography and Photographs. 213 words.

mainly active in Mulhouse, Alsace. After success as a textile and porcelain designer, Braun took up photography in the early

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Voigtländer, Peter Wilhelm Friedrich von (1812–78)

in The Oxford Companion to the Photograph

January 2005; p ublished online January 2006 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Photography and Photographs. 231 words.

The Voigtländer firm was founded in Austria in 1756 by Johann Christoph Voigtländer (1732–97), originally to make scientific

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Francis Wey

Overview page. Subjects: Photography and Photographs.

(1812–82),

French writer, art and pioneering photography critic, and friend of the painter Gustave Courbet. He praised the expressive qualities of the calotype and argued in favour...

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Peter Wilhelm Friedrich von Voigtländer

Overview page. Subjects: Photography and Photographs.

(1812–78), German optical manufacturer.

The Voigtländer firm was founded in Austria in 1756 by Johann Christoph Voigtländer (1732–97), originally to make scientific instruments. It...

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Broom [née Livingston], Christina [known as Mrs Albert Broom] (1862–1939), photographer

Shirley Neale.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Photography and Photographs. 1133 words.

Broom [née Livingston], Christina [known as Mrs Albert Broom] (1862–1939), photographer, was born on 28 December 1862 at 8 King's Road, Chelsea, seventh of the eight children of Alexander...

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Adolphe Braun

Overview page. Subjects: Photography and Photographs.

(1812–77), French photographic entrepreneur, mainly active in Mulhouse, Alsace. After success as a textile and porcelain designer, Braun took up photography in the early 1850s, probably...

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John Benjamin Dancer

Overview page. Subjects: Photography and Photographs.

(1812–87), English photographer and inventor, who inherited his father's Liverpool instrument-making business aged 23. Dancer became a pioneer of photographic lantern slides. In 1837 he...

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Leygonier y Haubert, Francisco de

Lee Fontanella.

in Oxford Art Online

P ublished online January 2003 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Photography and Photographs; 19th-Century Art. 183 words.

(b ?Seville, 1812; d ?Seville, 1882).

Photographer active in Spain. He is particularly known for his calotypes, mainly views of Seville. The city boasted a large number of...

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Wey, Francis

Geoffrey Belknap.

in Oxford Art Online

P ublished online February 2013 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Photography and Photographs; Architecture; 19th-Century Art. 385 words.

(b Besançon, 1812; d Paris, 1882).

French photography critic and writer. After preparing for a life in engineering and business at the Ecole des Arts et Manufactures in Paris, Wey...

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Braun, Adolphe

in Benezit Dictionary of Artists

P ublished online January 2014 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Architecture; Photography and Photographs; Textiles and Embroidery; 19th-Century Art. 335 words.

French, 19th century, male.

Born, 13 June 1812, near Besançon, France; died 31 December 1877, in Dornach, France.

Photographer, textile designer, entrepreneur.

Bo...

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Braun, Adolphe

Patricia Strathern.

in Oxford Art Online

P ublished online January 2003 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Photography and Photographs; Textiles and Embroidery; 19th-Century Art. 359 words.

(b Besançon, 1812; d Dornach, 1877).

French photographer. He worked in Paris as a textile designer, discovering his interest in photography in 1853, when he photographed a...

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Szathmari [Szathmary], Carol Pop de

Remus Niculescu.

in Oxford Art Online

P ublished online January 2003 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Painting; Photography and Photographs; Prints and Printmaking; 19th-Century Art. 455 words.

(b Cluj, Jan 11, 1812; d Bucharest, June 3, 1887).

Romanian painter, lithographer and photographer. He studied drawing at the Reformed College and the Catholic Lyceum in...

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