|Dates||1853 - 1943|
The writer George Bernard Shaw said of his friend Frederick Evans's work: "Mr. Evans has set a standard in photography that most of us find entirely impossible to live up to. He is a gentleman who has dedicated himself to an art which is disparaged by those who believe that when a lens is in a box it is mechanical, but not when it is in a man's head."
Evans, a bookseller by trade, distinguished himself as a photographer of landscapes and architecture. He became a member of the British