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ID: 500036913
Page Link: http://vocab.getty.edu/page/ulan/500036913

 
Record Type: Person
Abney, William de Wiveleslie (English photographer and chemist, 1843-1920)

Note: Born 24 July 1843; died 2 December 1920. In 1861, Abney was made a lieutenant in the Royal Engineers, and captain in 1873. Abney travelled to Egypt in 1874, and in 1876 published a book of photographs entitled 'Thebes and its Five Great Temples.' In 1877, Abney began to teach chemistry and photography at the School of Mining Engineers at Chatham, Kent, England. In 1881, Abney left the army to devote himself to photographic teaching and research.

Names:
Abney, William de Wiveleslie (preferred,V,index)
William de Wiveleslie Abney (V,display)
Sir William de Wiveleslie Abney (V)
Abney, Sir William de Wiveleslie (V)
Abney, Capt. William de Wiveleslie (V)
Abney, W. de W. (V)
Abney, Sir W. de W. (V)
Abney, Captain W. de W., R. E. (V)
Abney, Lieutenant W. de W. (V)
Abney, Captain (V)

Nationalities:
British (modern) (preferred)
English

Roles:
artist (preferred)
photographer
chemist
teacher

Gender: male

Birth and Death Places:
Born:  Derbyshire (England, United Kingdom) (county)
Died:  Folkestone (Kent, England, United Kingdom) (inhabited place)

Events:
active:   1874  Egypt (Africa) (nation)
active:   ca. 1870-1900  England (United Kingdom) (country)

List/Hierarchical Position:
 ....  Persons, Artists
 ........  Abney, William de Wiveleslie (I)

Biographies:
(English photographer and chemist, 1843-1920) ..... [VP Preferred]
(English photographer, photographic chemist and teacher; born Derby (Derbyshire, England, United Kingdom), 1843; died Folkestone (Kent, England, United Kingdom), 1920) ..... [CCA]

Additional Names:

Sources and Contributors:
Abney, Captain ........ [CCA, VP]
..............................  Canadian Centre for Architecture database
Abney, Captain W. de W., R. E. ........ [CCA, VP]
........................................................  Canadian Centre for Architecture database
Abney, Capt. William de Wiveleslie ........ [CCA, VP]
..................................................................  Canadian Centre for Architecture database
Abney, Lieutenant W. de W. ........ [CCA, VP]
..................................................  Canadian Centre for Architecture database
Abney, Sir W. de W. ........ [CCA, VP]
....................................  Canadian Centre for Architecture database
Abney, Sir William de Wiveleslie ........ [CCA Preferred, VP]
..............................................................  Canadian Centre for Architecture database
..............................................................  Library of Congress Authorities online (2002-)
Abney, W. de W. ........ [CCA, VP]
.............................  Canadian Centre for Architecture database
Abney, William de Wiveleslie ........ [CCA]
.......................................................  Canadian Centre for Architecture database
Sir William de Wiveleslie Abney ........ [CCA, VP]
............................................................  Canadian Centre for Architecture database
William de Wiveleslie Abney ........ [CCA, VP]
.....................................................  Canadian Centre for Architecture database

Subject: ........ [CCA, Gallery Systems, VP]
....................  Auer, Encyclop├ędie des Photographes (1985)
....................  Canadian Centre for Architecture database
....................  Eastman House Database [online] (n.d.)
....................  Gallery Systems (2000-) LOC ID: nr88000049
....................  Johnson, Nineteenth-Century Photography (1990)
....................  Library of Congress Authorities database (n.d.) LOC ID: nr88000049
....................  Library of Congress Authorities online (2002-)
....................  Perez, Focus East: Early photography in the Near East (1988) 124
 
Note:
English .......... [CCA, VP]
.......... Auer, Encyclop├ędie des Photographes (1985)
.......... Eastman House Database [online] (n.d.)
.......... Johnson, Nineteenth-Century Photography (1990)
.......... Library of Congress Authorities online (2002-)
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