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Record Type: Person
Fenton, Roger (English photographer, 1819-1869)

Note: Born March 1819; died 8 August 1869. Founding member of the Photographic Club of London in 1847. In 1852, Fenton photographed Kiev, St. Petersburg, and Moscow, Russia. Founding member of the Photographic Society of London in 1853. Fenton was named official photographer of he Crimean War in 1854 and photographed the Crimea from March to June 1855. Fenton became a member of the Société française de photographie in 1855. Fenton produced the first systematic coverage of war. Fenton was commissioned by Queen Victoria to photograph the Royal Family. Upon his return to England from the Crimea in 1856, Fenton photographed cathedrals, country houses and still lifes. Fenton was associated with the Photo-Galvano-Graphic Co.

Names:
Fenton, Roger (preferred,V,index,LC)
Roger Fenton (V,display)

Nationalities:
British (modern) (preferred)
English

Roles:
artist (preferred)
photographer
photojournalist
architect

Gender: male

Birth and Death Places:
Born:  Heywood (Rochdale, England, United Kingdom) (inhabited place)
Died:  London (Greater London, England, United Kingdom) (inhabited place)

Events:
active:   Russia (Asia) (nation)
active:   Crimea (Krym, Ukraine) (general region)

List/Hierarchical Position:
 ....  Persons, Artists
 ........  Fenton, Roger (I)

Biographies:
(English photographer, 1819-1869) ..... [VP Preferred]
(British architect, 1819-1869) ..... [AVERY]
(British, 1819-1869) ..... [JPGM]
(English photographer; born Heywood (Lancashire, now Greater Manchester, England, United Kingdom), 1819; died London (England, United Kingdom), 1869) ..... [CCA]
(British photographer, 1819-1869) ..... [BHA]
(British architectural photographer, 1819-1869) ..... [AVERY]
(artist, 1819-1869) ..... [GRL]
(English photographer, 1819-1869) ..... [Grove Art]

Sources and Contributors:
Fenton, Roger ........ [AVERY Preferred, BHA Preferred, CCA Preferred, GRL Preferred, Grove Art Preferred, JPGM Preferred, VP Preferred]
............................  Avery Authority files (1963-)
............................  Grove Art artist database (1989-)
............................  J. Paul Getty Museum, collections online (2000-)
............................  Library of Congress Authorities database (n.d.) nr 88002241
............................  Library of Congress Authorities online (2002-)
Roger Fenton ........ [AVERY, CCA, VP]
..........................  Getty Vocabulary Program rules
..........................  J. Paul Getty Museum, collections online (2000-)

Subject: ........ [AVERY, BHA, CCA, GRL, Grove Art, JPGM, VP]
....................  Auer, Encyclopédie des Photographes (1985)
....................  Eastman House Database [online] (n.d.)
....................  Gernsheim, History of Photography from the Camera Obscura (1969)
....................  Grove Art artist database (1989-)
....................  Hannavy, Roger Fenton (1975)
....................  J. Paul Getty Museum, collections online (2000-)
....................  James, Crimea (1981) 12-16
....................  LCNAF Library of Congress Name Authority File [n.d.]
....................  Library of Congress Authorities database (n.d.)
....................  Library of Congress Authorities online (2002-) NAFL7999084
....................  Newhall, History of Photography (1982)
....................  Pare, Roger Fenton (1981)
 
Note:
English .......... [AVERY, CCA, VP]
.......... Auer, Encyclopédie des Photographes (1985)
.......... Eastman House Database [online] (n.d.)
.......... James, Crimea (1981) 16
.......... LCNAF Library of Congress Name Authority File [n.d.]
.......... Pare, Roger Fenton (1981) 6, 8
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