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ID: 500021954
 
Record Type: Person
Du Camp, Maxime (French author and photographer, 1822-1894, active in the Middle East and Africa)

Note: Born 8 February 1822; died 9 February 1894. Du Camp learned the calotype process from Gustave Le Gray in 1849. From 1849 to 1851 Du Camp, accompanied by Gustave Flaubert, photographed Egypt, Nubia, Palestine, and Syria. In 1852 Blanquart-Evrard published the album of photographs from this trip. This album was the first devoted to views of the Middle East and an inventory of its monuments.

Names:
Du Camp, Maxime (preferred,V,index,LC)
Maxime Du Camp (V,display)
Camp, Maxime Du (V)
Di︠u︡kan, Maksim (U)
Dykan, Maximos (U)

Nationalities:
French (preferred)

Roles:
artist (preferred)
photographer
author
writer

Gender: male

Birth and Death Places:
Born:  Paris (Ville de Paris department, Île-de-France, France) (inhabited place)
Died:  Baden-Baden (Karlsruhe district, Baden-Württemberg, Germany) (inhabited place)

Events:
active:   1849-1851  Egypt (Africa) (nation)
active:   1849-1851  Nubia (Africa) (general region)
active:   1849-1851  Palestine (Asia) (historical region)
active:   1849-1851  Syria (Asia) (nation)

Related People or Corporate Bodies:
publisher was (person to institution) ....  Blanquart-Evrard, Louis Désiré  
..................................................................  (French photographer, 1802-1872) [500115195]
student of ....  Le Gray, Gustave  in 1849
..................  (French photographer, painter, and teacher, 1820-1884) [500000537]

List/Hierarchical Position:
 ....  Persons, Artists
 ........  Du Camp, Maxime (I)

Biographies:
(French author and photographer, 1822-1894, active in the Middle East and Africa) ..... [VP Preferred]
(artist, 1822-1894) ..... [GRL]
(French photographer, 1822-1894) ..... [Grove Art]
(French, 1822-1894) ..... [JPGM]
(French photographer; born Paris (France), 1822; died Baden-Baden (Germany), 1894) ..... [CCA]
(French author and photographer, 1822-1894) ..... [BHA]

Sources and Contributors:
Camp, Maxime Du ........ [BHA, GRL]
...............................  BHA, Authority file (1973-)
...............................  Library of Congress Authorities database (n.d.) n 81074585
Di︠u︡kan, Maksim ........ [GRL]
..................................  Library of Congress Authorities database (n.d.) n 81074585
Du Camp, Maxime ........ [BHA Preferred, CCA Preferred, GRL Preferred, Grove Art Preferred, JPGM Preferred]
...............................  Grove Art artist database (1989-)
...............................  Library of Congress Authorities database (n.d.) n 81074585
...............................  Library of Congress Authorities online (2002-)
Dykan, Maximos ........ [GRL]
..............................  Library of Congress Authorities database (n.d.) n 81074585
Maxime Du Camp ........ [CCA]
.............................  Canadian Centre for Architecture database

Subject: ........ [BHA, CCA, GRL, Grove Art, JPGM, VP]
....................  Auer, Encyclopédie des Photographes (1985)
....................  Balteau et al., Dictionnaire de biographie française (1933-)
....................  BHA, Authority file (1973-)
....................  Brockhaus Enzyklopädie (1966-1976)
....................  Canadian Centre for Architecture database
....................  Eastman House Database [online] (n.d.)
....................  Gernsheim, History of Photography from the Camera Obscura (1969)
....................  Grove Art artist database (1989-)
....................  Jammes and Janis, Art of French Calotype (1983) 172-174
....................  Library of Congress Authorities database (n.d.)
....................  Library of Congress Authorities online (2002-)
....................  Newhall, History of Photography (1982)
....................  Photographie dans les collections de l'École des beaux-arts (1991) 96
 
Note:
English .......... [CCA]
.......... Auer, Encyclopédie des Photographes (1985)
.......... Jammes and Janis, Art of French Calotype (1983) 174
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