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Gardner, Alexander

in Benezit Dictionary of Artists

ISBN: 9780199773787
Published online February 2013 | e-ISBN: 9780199899913 | DOI: https://dx.doi.org/10.1093/benz/9780199773787.article.B2230499
Gardner, Alexander

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American, 19th century, male.

Born 17 October 1821, in Paisley, Scotland; died 12 December 1882, in Washington, DC.

Photographer. Portraits, war scenes, landscapes.

Alexander Gardner worked as a reporter in Glasgow before pursuing photography professionally. He and his family immigrated to the United States in ...

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Subjects: Photography and Photographs ; 19th-Century Art ; Art of the United States

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