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Overview page. Subjects: Warfare and Defence — Maritime History.

Of a ship, to sink at sea, generally understood to be by the flooding of its hull either through springing a leak or through striking a rock. Other causes of a ship sinking, such as...

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Bisson family

Patricia Strathern.

in Oxford Art Online

P ublished online January 2003 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Photography and Photographs; 19th-Century Art. 202 words.

French family of photographers. Louis-Auguste Bisson (Bisson aîné, Bisson fils; b Paris, 1814; d Paris, 1876) studied under Louis Daguerre and began to photograph professionally in 1840....

Poitevin, Alphonse Louis

Virginia Dodier.

in Oxford Art Online

P ublished online January 2003 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Photography and Photographs; Architecture; 19th-Century Art. 239 words.

(b Conflans-sur-Anille, Sarthe, ?1819; d Conflans-sur-Anille, March 4, 1882).

French photographer, engineer and chemist. He began photographic research in 1842 while studying...

Llewelyn, John Dillwyn

L. J. Schaaf.

in Oxford Art Online

P ublished online January 2003 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Photography and Photographs; 19th-Century Art. 282 words.

(b Swansea, Jan 12, 1810; d Swansea, Aug 24, 1882).

Welsh photographer and chemist. He typified the scientific gentleman amateur who embraced the new art of photography. From...

Nadar

in Benezit Dictionary of Artists

P ublished online October 2011 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Painting; Photography and Photographs; 19th-Century Art; 20th-Century Art. 653 words.

French, 19th – 20th century, male.

Born 6 April 1820 , in Paris; died 1910 , in Paris.

Draughtsman (including charcoal), pastellist, caricaturist,writer, photographer....

Mercado, Melchor María

Pedro Querejazu.

in Oxford Art Online

P ublished online January 2003 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Painting; Photography and Photographs; Latin American and Caribbean Art; 19th-Century Art. 217 words.

(b La Plata [now Sucre], 1816; d Sucre, 1871).

Bolivian painter, photographer, museum founder, scientist and Soldier. He was self-taught as a painter and established a...

Linked Ring, Brotherhood of the

Margaret Harker.

in Oxford Art Online

P ublished online January 2003 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Photography and Photographs; 19th-Century Art; 20th-Century Art. 611 words.

Association of photographers that flourished in Britain between 1892 and 1909. The association was founded by a group of artistic photographers (mainly Pictorialist) who were...

Lobovikov, Sergey

James Crump.

in Oxford Art Online

P ublished online January 2003 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Photography and Photographs; 19th-Century Art; 20th-Century Art. 153 words.

(Aleksandrovich)

(b Belskoye, Vyatka province, 1870; d Leningrad [now St Petersburg], 1942).

Russian photographer. The son of a deacon, he learnt the techniques of...

Exchange Club

in Oxford Art Online

P ublished online January 2003 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Photography and Photographs; Art of the United States; 19th-Century Art. 574 words.

[Amateur Photographic Exchange Club.]

American photographic society founded in 1861 and open only to amateur photographers. The three founder-members, all from New York, were...

Kinder, John

Michael Dunn.

in Oxford Art Online

P ublished online January 2003 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Painting; Photography and Photographs; 19th-Century Art; Industrial and Commercial Art. 208 words.

(b London, Sept 17, 1819; d Auckland, Sept 5, 1903).

English painter and photographer, active also in New Zealand. By profession he was an Anglican minister and...

Kaulak

Lee Fontanella.

in Oxford Art Online

P ublished online January 2003 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Photography and Photographs; 19th-Century Art; 20th-Century Art. 182 words.

[Cánovas del Castillo, Antonio; Kavlak]

(b Madrid, 1874; d Madrid, Sept 1933).

Spanish photographer. He followed his uncle, a prominent conservative, into politics,...

Erfurth, Hugo

Reinhold Misselbeck.

in Oxford Art Online

P ublished online January 2003 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Photography and Photographs; 19th-Century Art; 20th-Century Art. 310 words.

(b Halle, Oct 14, 1874; d Gaienhofen, Feb 14, 1948).

German photographer. He studied at the Kunstakademie in Dresden from 1892 to 1896 while also completing his photographic...

Eugene [Smith], Frank

Terence Pitts.

in Oxford Art Online

P ublished online January 2003 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Photography and Photographs; Art of the United States; 19th-Century Art; 20th-Century Art. 365 words.

(b New York, Sept 19, 1865; d Munich, Dec 16, 1936).

American photographer and teacher, active also in Germany. After attending the Bayerische Akademie der Bildenden...

Käsebier, Gertrude

Barbara L. Michaels.

in Oxford Art Online

P ublished online January 2003 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Photography and Photographs; Art of the United States; 19th-Century Art; 20th-Century Art. 513 words.

(Stanton )

(b Fort Des Moines [now Des Moines], IA, May 18, 1852; d New York, NY, Oct 13, 1934).

American photographer. She studied painting at the Pratt...

Vallou de Villeneuve, Julien

Eugenia Parry Janis.

in Oxford Art Online

P ublished online January 2003 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Fashion, Jewellery, and Body Art; Painting; Photography and Photographs; Prints and Printmaking; 19th-Century Art. 486 words.

(b Boissy-Saint-Léger, Dec 12, 1795; d Paris, May 4, 1866).

French lithographer, photographer and painter. From his début at the Salon of 1814 as a painter he regularly...

Frith, Francis

Ray McKenzie.

in Oxford Art Online

P ublished online January 2003 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Photography and Photographs; Publishing; African Art (Sub-Saharan); 19th-Century Art; Art of the Middle East and North Africa. 787 words.

(b Chesterfield, Derbys, 1822; d Cannes, Feb 25, 1898).

English photographer. He is noted for his studies of the Middle East and for establishing the largest photographic...

Chelushkin, Kirill

in Benezit Dictionary of Artists

P ublished online January 2016 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Painting; Book Arts and Illustration; Photography and Photographs; Sculpture and Carving; 20th-Century Art; 19th-Century Art. 381 words.

Russian, 20th – 21st century, male.

Born 1968, in Abramtsevo, Russia.

Book illustrator, draftsman, sculptor, video artist.

Fairy-tale illustrations, cityscapes,...

George Eastman House International Museum of Photography and Film

Jessica S. McDonald.

in Oxford Art Online

P ublished online June 2011 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Exhibition Catalogues and Specific Collections; Conservation, Preservation, and Care of Artworks; Photography and Photographs; Art of the United States; 19th-Century Art; 20th-Century Art; Contemporary Art. 621 words.

Oldest and largest photography museum in the United States, located in Rochester, NY. Since it opened its doors to the public in November 1949, George Eastman House has played a pivotal...

Camera Work

Judith Zilczer.

in Oxford Art Online

P ublished online September 2010 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Photography and Photographs; Publishing; History of Art; Art of the United States; 19th-Century Art; 20th-Century Art. 1559 words.

Journal devoted to photography that was published from 1903 to 1917. Camera Work evolved from a quarterly journal of photography to become one of the most ground-breaking and...

Degas, (Hilaire Germain) Edgar

Geneviève Monnier.

in Oxford Art Online

P ublished online January 2003 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Exhibition Catalogues and Specific Collections; Painting; Photography and Photographs; Prints and Printmaking; Sculpture and Carving; 19th-Century Art; 20th-Century Art. 6157 words.

(b Paris, July 19, 1834; d Paris, Sept 27, 1917).

French painter, draughtsman, printmaker, sculptor, pastellist, photographer and collector. He was a founder-member of the...