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ID: 500009325
 
Record Type: Person
Johnston, Frances Benjamin (American photographer, 1864-1952)

Note: Johnston was the first recognized female press photographer in the United States. She was associated with the Photo-Secession and the Camera Club on New York. In 1909, Johnston began a series of photographs documenting historic buildings and gardens in the southern United States. American photographer.

Names:
Johnston, Frances Benjamin (preferred,V,index,LC)
Frances Benjamin Johnston (V,display)

Nationalities:
American (preferred)

Roles:
artist (preferred)
photographer

Gender: female

Birth and Death Places:
Born:  Grafton (Taylor county, West Virginia, United States) (inhabited place)
Died:  New Orleans (Orleans parish, Louisiana, United States) (inhabited place)

List/Hierarchical Position:
 ....  Persons, Artists
 ........  Johnston, Frances Benjamin (I)

Biographies:
(American photographer, 1864-1952) ..... [VP Preferred]
(American, 1864-1952) ..... [JPGM]
(American photographer; born Grafton (West Virginia, United States), 1864; died New Orleans (Louisiana, United States), 1952) ..... [CCA]
(American photographer, 1864-1952) ..... [BHA]
(artist, 1864-1952) ..... [GRL]
(American photographer, 1864-1952) ..... [Grove Art]
(American photographer, 1864-1952) ..... [AVERY]

Sources and Contributors:
Frances Benjamin Johnston ........ [CCA, VP]
...................................................  Canadian Centre for Architecture database
Johnston, Frances Benjamin ........ [AVERY Preferred, BHA Preferred, CCA Preferred, GRL Preferred, Grove Art Preferred, JPGM Preferred]
.....................................................  Avery Authority files (1963-)
.....................................................  Grove Art artist database (1989-)
.....................................................  Library of Congress Authorities database (n.d.) n 85307501
.....................................................  Library of Congress Authorities online (2002-)

Subject: ........ [AVERY, BHA, CCA, GRL, Grove Art, JPGM, VP]
....................  Auer, Encyclop├ędie des Photographes (1985)
....................  Canadian Centre for Architecture database
....................  Daniel and Smock, Talent for Detail (1974)
....................  Eastman House Database [online] (n.d.)
....................  Encyclopedia of Photography (1984)
....................  Grove Art artist database (1989-)
....................  LCNAF Library of Congress Name Authority File [n.d.]
....................  Library of Congress Authorities database (n.d.)
....................  Library of Congress Authorities online (2002-)
....................  Macmillan, Encyclopedia Photographers (1983)
....................  Rosenblum, World History of Photography (1989)
....................  Sandweiss, Nineteenth-Century Photography in America (1991) 325
....................  Who Was Who in America (1943-) v.3
 
Note:
English .......... [AVERY, CCA]
.......... Auer, Encyclop├ędie des Photographes (1985)
.......... Eastman House Database [online] (n.d.)
.......... LCNAF Library of Congress Name Authority File [n.d.]
.......... Sandweiss, Nineteenth-Century Photography in America (1991) 325
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