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ID: 500036635
 
Record Type: Person
Peary, Robert Edwin (American photographer and explorer, 1856-1920)

Note: From the 1880s to 1910s, Peary led eight expeditions to the Arctic Regions, claiming to be the first explorer to reach the North Pole on 6 April 1909. In 1898, Peary published Northward over the Great Ice' which narrated his explorations in northern Greenland in 1886 and 1891 to 1897. The book was illustrated with his own photographs made with two specially constructed Kodak cameras.

Names:
Peary, Robert Edwin (preferred,V,index)
Robert Edwin Peary (V,display)
Peary, Robert E. (V)
Peary, Robert (V)
Piri, Robert (V)

Nationalities:
American (preferred)

Roles:
explorer (preferred)
photographer

Gender: male

Birth and Death Places:
Born:  Cresson (Cambria county, Pennsylvania, United States) (inhabited place)
Died:  Washington (DC, United States) (inhabited place)

List/Hierarchical Position:
 ....  Persons, Artists
 ........  Peary, Robert Edwin (I)

Biographies:
(American photographer and explorer, 1856-1920) ..... [VP Preferred]
(American photographer and explorer; born Cresson (Pennsylvania, United States), 1856; died Washington (District of Columbia, United States), 1920) ..... [CCA]

Sources and Contributors:
Peary, Robert ........ [CCA]
............................  Canadian Centre for Architecture database
Peary, Robert E. ........ [CCA]
.................................  Canadian Centre for Architecture database
.................................  Library of Congress Authorities online (2002-)
Peary, Robert Edwin ........ [CCA Preferred]
.......................................  Canadiana
Piri, Robert ........ [CCA]
..........................  Canadian Centre for Architecture database
Robert Edwin Peary ........ [CCA]
.....................................  Canadian Centre for Architecture database

Subject: ........ [CCA]
....................  Amon Carter Museum, 1993.
....................  Borcoman, Magicians of Light (1993). 283
....................  Canadian Centre for Architecture database
....................  Canadiana
....................  Eastman House Database [online] (n.d.)
....................  Library of Congress Authorities online (2002-)
....................  Signature or inscription on art work
 
Note:
English .......... [CCA]
.......... Eastman House Database [online] (n.d.)
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