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ID: 500004298
 
Record Type: Person
Latrobe, Benjamin Henry (British architect and engineer, 1764-1820, active in the United States)

Note: British architect who brought European professionalism and practice to the young United States. He is known for designs for the White House and other buildings on the East Coast of the USA. English architect; emigrated to America in 1796.

Names:
Latrobe, Benjamin Henry (preferred,V,index,LC)
Benjamin Henry Latrobe (V,display)
Latrobe, Benjamin (V)
La Trobe, Benjamin Henry (V)
Latrobe, Benjamin H. (V)
Boneval, Benjamin Henry Latrobe (U)
Latrobe, B. H. (U)
Latrobe, B. Henry (U)

Nationalities:
British (modern) (preferred)
English
American

Roles:
artist (preferred)
architect
engineer
draftsman
painter
teacher

Gender: male

Birth and Death Places:
Born:  West Yorkshire (England, United Kingdom) (county)
Died:  New Orleans (Orleans parish, Louisiana, United States) (inhabited place)

Events:
active:   United States (North and Central America) (nation)

Related People or Corporate Bodies:
parent of ....  Latrobe, Henry Boneval  
................  (American architect and engineer, died 1817) [500090107]
uncle of ....  Bateman, Edward La Trobe  
..............  (British illuminator, landscape architect, 1815-1897) [500153936]
uncle of ....  Bateman, John Frederick La Trobe  
..............  (British architect, engineer, 1810-1889) [500204702]

List/Hierarchical Position:
 ....  Persons, Artists
 ........  Latrobe, Benjamin Henry (I)

Biographies:
(British architect and engineer, 1764-1820, active in the United States) ..... [VP Preferred]
(artist, 1764-1820) ..... [GRL]
(English architect, 1764-1820) ..... [Grove Art]
(American architect, 1764-1820) ..... [AVERY]
(British artist, 1764-1820) ..... [WCP]
(British artist, 1764-1820) ..... [WCI]
(American architect, painter, and draughtsman, 1764-1820) ..... [GRLPSC]
(American architect, engineer, 1764-1820) ..... [BHA]
(English architect, 1764-1820) ..... [AVERY]
(British artist, 1764-1820) ..... [WL-Courtauld]

Sources and Contributors:
Benjamin Henry Latrobe ........ [VP]
.............................................  Getty Vocabulary Program rules
Boneval, Benjamin Henry Latrobe ........ [GRL]
..............................................................  Library of Congress Authorities database (n.d.) n 79142786
Latrobe, Benjamin ........ [VP]
....................................  Encyclopedia Britannica Online (2002-) accessed 17 March 2004
Latrobe, Benjamin H. ........ [VP]
.........................................  ArchINFORM online (1999-) accessed 17 March 2004
La Trobe, Benjamin Henry ........ [WCP Preferred, WL-Courtauld]
................................................  Database for the Witt Checklist of Painters c. 1200-1976 (1978-)
................................................  Witt Library, Authority files
Latrobe, Benjamin Henry ........ [AVERY Preferred, BHA Preferred, FDA Preferred, GRL Preferred, GRLPSC Preferred, Grove Art Preferred, VP Preferred, WCI Preferred, WL-Courtauld Preferred]
...............................................  Architecture of U.S, 19
...............................................  Avery Authority files (1963-)
...............................................  Canadian Centre for Architecture database (1987-)
...............................................  Database for the Witt Checklist of Painters c. 1200-1976 (1978-)
...............................................  Grove Art artist database (1989-)
...............................................  Grove Dictionary of Art online (1999-2002) accessed 17 March 2004
...............................................  Library of Congress Authorities database (n.d.) n 79142786
...............................................  National Gallery of Art database, Washington (1987-)
...............................................  RILA/BHA (1975-2000)
...............................................  Witt Library, Authority files
Latrobe, B. H. ........ [GRL]
.............................  Library of Congress Authorities database (n.d.) n 79142786
Latrobe, B. Henry ........ [GRL]
...................................  Library of Congress Authorities database (n.d.) n 79142786

Subject: ........ [AVERY, BHA, FDA, GRL, GRLPSC, Grove Art, VP, WCI, WCP, WL-Courtauld]
....................  ArchINFORM online (1999-) accessed 17 March 2004
....................  Architecture of U.S, 19
....................  Avery Obituary Index [n.d.]
....................  Canadian Centre for Architecture database (1987-)
....................  Database for the Witt Checklist of Painters c. 1200-1976 (1978-)
....................  Encyclopedia Britannica Online (2002-) accessed 17 March 2004
....................  Encyclopedia of World Art (1959-1987)
....................  Getty Vocabulary Program rules
....................  Grove Art artist database (1989-)
....................  Grove Dictionary of Art online (1999-2002) accessed 17 March 2004
....................  LCNAF Library of Congress Name Authority File [n.d.] 67
....................  Library of Congress Authorities database (n.d.)
....................  Library of Congress Authorities online (2002-)
....................  Macmillan Encyclopedia of Architects (1982) v.2, pp.611-617
....................  National Gallery of Art database, Washington (1987-)
....................  National Union Catalog, Pre-1956 (1968-1981)
....................  RILA/BHA (1975-2000)
....................  Who Was Who in America (1943-) 1607
....................  Withey, American Architects (1996)
....................  Witt Library, Authority files
 
Note:
English .......... [AVERY, VP, WL-Courtauld]
.......... LCNAF Library of Congress Name Authority File [n.d.] 67
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