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ID: 500036928
Page Link: http://vocab.getty.edu/page/ulan/500036928

 

Record Type: Person
Pywell, William R. (American photographer, born 1843 or 1844, died 1887)

Note: Pywell worked for photographer Mathew Brady in Washington D.C. ca. early 1860s, and left to work for Alexander Gardner photographing the Civil War ca. 1862. In 1865 and again in 1869, Pywell returned to Washington, D.C., to work in Gardner's studio. From 1867 to 1868, Pywell worked in Houston, Texas, for C.N. Bean at the Houston City Photographic Gallery. In 1874, Pywell was the assistant photographer on the Transit of Venus Expedition to Campbelltown, Australia. In the early 1880s, Pywell opened the Excelsior Photographic Studio in Ruston, Louisiana.

Names:
Pywell, William R. (preferred,V,index)
William R. Pywell (V,display)
Pywell, William Redish (V)
Pywell, Wm. R. (V)
William Redish (V)

Nationalities:
American (preferred)

Roles:
photographer (preferred)

Gender: male

Birth and Death Places:
Born:  Washington (DC, United States) (inhabited place)

Related People or Corporate Bodies:
employee of ....  Brady, Mathew B.  ca. 1860 - ca. 1865
....................  (American photographer, 1823-1896) [500126201]
employee of ....  Gardner, Alexander  from ca. 1862 to the 1870s
....................  (American photographer and printer, 1821-1882, born in Scotland) [500115196]

List/Hierarchical Position:
 ....  Persons, Artists
 ........  Pywell, William R. (I)

Biographies:
(American photographer, born 1843 or 1844, died 1887) ..... [VP Preferred]
(American photographer; born Washington (District of Columbia, United States), 1843; died 1886) ..... [CCA]

Additional Names:

Sources and Contributors:
Pywell, William R. ........ [CCA Preferred]
.....................................  Johnson, Nineteenth-Century Photography (1990)
Pywell, William Redish ........ [CCA]
.............................................  Canadian Centre for Architecture database
Pywell, Wm. R. ........ [CCA]
.............................  Canadian Centre for Architecture database
.............................  Library of Congress Authorities online (2002-)
William Redish ........ [CCA]
..............................  Library of Congress Authorities online (2002-)
William R. Pywell ........ [CCA]
...................................  Canadian Centre for Architecture database

Subject: ........ [CCA, Gallery Systems]
....................  Canadian Centre for Architecture database
....................  Eastman House Database [online] (n.d.)
....................  Gallery Systems (2000-) LOC ID: n91089676
....................  Gardner, Photographic Sketch Book of the Civil War (1959)
....................  Johnson, Nineteenth-Century Photography (1990)
....................  Library of Congress Authorities database (n.d.) LOC ID: n91089676
....................  Library of Congress Authorities online (2002-)
....................  Roark, Catalogue of the Amon Carter Museum Photography Collection (1993)
 
Note:
English .......... [CCA]
.......... Johnson, Nineteenth-Century Photography (1990)
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