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ID: 500089497
Page Link: http://vocab.getty.edu/page/ulan/500089497

 
Record Type: Person
Leighton, John (British illustrator, designer, photographer, 1822-1912)

Note: An illustrator, book cover designer, and amateur photographer, Leighton studied as an artist in the studios of Henry Howard and Thomas Seddon. He wrote and illustrated a number of works under the pseudonym of Luke Limner. An amateur photographer, he produced Calotype and collodion process photographs, which he contributed to The Sunbeam and other collective publications under the name Phoebus.

Names:
Leighton, John (preferred,V,index)
John Leighton (V,display)
Limner, Luke (V)
Phoebus (V)

Nationalities:
British (modern) (preferred)

Roles:
artist (preferred)
designer
illustrator
photographer

Gender: male

Related People or Corporate Bodies:
master of ....  Art Workers' Guild  1926
................  (English guild, established 1884) [500117045]
member of ....  Art Workers' Guild  
................  (English guild, established 1884) [500117045]
student of ....  Howard, Henry  
..................  (English painter, illustrator, and designer, 1769-1847) [500032645]
student of ....  Seddon, Thomas, II  
..................  (English furniture maker, 1792-1864) [500117475]

List/Hierarchical Position:
 ....  Persons, Artists
 ........  Leighton, John (I)

Biographies:
(British illustrator, designer, photographer, 1822-1912) ..... [BHA Preferred]
(British artist, 1822-1912) ..... [WL-Courtauld]

Additional Names:

Sources and Contributors:
John Leighton ........ [VP, WL-Courtauld]
............................  Getty Vocabulary Program rules
Leighton, John ........ [BHA Preferred, VP Preferred, WL-Courtauld Preferred]
..............................  BHA, Authority file (1973-)
..............................  Gernsheim, Creative Photography (1962)
..............................  Oxford Dictionary of National Biography [online] (2004-2016)
..............................  Witt Library, Authority files
Limner, Luke ........ [VP]
..........................  Oxford Dictionary of National Biography [online] (2004-2016)
Phoebus ........ [VP]
.................  Gernsheim, Creative Photography (1962)

Subject: ........ [BHA, Gallery Systems, VP, WL-Courtauld]
....................  Bénézit, Dictionnaire des Peintres (1976)
....................  BHA, Authority file (1973-)
....................  Gallery Systems (2000-) LOC ID: nr93004137
....................  Getty Vocabulary Program rules
....................  Houfe, Dictionary of British Book Illustrators (1978)
....................  Library of Congress Authorities database (n.d.) LOC ID: nr93004137
....................  Parry, Photography Index (1979)
....................  Thieme-Becker, Allgemeines Lexikon der Künstler (1980-1986)
....................  Who Was Who [Britain]: Cumulated Index (1991) v.1
....................  Witt Library, Authority files
 
Note:
English .......... [VP]
.......... Gernsheim, Creative Photography (1962)
.......... Oxford Dictionary of National Biography [online] (2004-2016)
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