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ID: 500037129
Page Link: http://vocab.getty.edu/page/ulan/500037129

 

Record Type: Person
Turner, Benjamin Brecknell (English photographer and painter, 1815-1894)

Note: Turner officially took up photography in 1849 using Talbot's calotype process. In 1854 he photographed the transfer of the Crystal Palace from central London to Sydenham Hill. He also photographed the churches of Canterbury. Turner photographed the English countryside using a large format camera throughout the 1850s. According to Borcoman, Turner supposedly stopped photographing in 1862. He was a founding member of the London Photographic Society in 1854.

Names:
Turner, Benjamin Brecknell (preferred,V,index,LC)
Benjamin Brecknell Turner (V,display)
Turner, Benjamin Bracknell (V)
Turner, Benjamin Brecknall (V)

Nationalities:
British (modern) (preferred)
English

Roles:
artist (preferred)
painter
photographer

Gender: male

Birth and Death Places:
Born:  United Kingdom (Europe) (nation)
Died:  United Kingdom (Europe) (nation)

Events:
active:   1849-1862  Worcester (Worcestershire, United Kingdom) (inhabited place)

List/Hierarchical Position:
 ....  Persons, Artists
 ........  Turner, Benjamin Brecknell (I)

Biographies:
(English photographer and painter, 1815-1894) ..... [CCA Preferred]
(British, 1815-1894) ..... [JPGM]
(English photographer, 1815-1894) ..... [Grove Art]
(artist, 1815-1894) ..... [GRL]
(British artist, 1815-1894) ..... [MoMA]

Additional Names:

Sources and Contributors:
Benjamin Brecknell Turner ........ [CCA, MoMA Preferred, VP]
...................................................  Artists, Museum of Modern Art (MoMA) New York (2000-)
...................................................  Canadian Centre for Architecture database
Turner, Benjamin Bracknell ........ [CCA]
.....................................................  Auer, Encyclopédie des Photographes (1985)
Turner, Benjamin Brecknall ........ [CCA]
.....................................................  Canadian Centre for Architecture database
Turner, Benjamin Brecknell ........ [CCA Preferred, GRL Preferred, Grove Art Preferred, JPGM Preferred, MoMA]
.....................................................  Artists, Museum of Modern Art (MoMA) New York (2000-)
.....................................................  Grove Art artist database (1989-)
.....................................................  Johnson, Nineteenth-Century Photography (1990)
.....................................................  Library of Congress Authorities database (n.d.) nb2001007150

Subject: ........ [CCA, Gallery Systems, GRL, Grove Art, JPGM, MoMA, VP]
....................  Auer, Encyclopédie des Photographes (1985)
....................  Borcoman, Magicians of Light (1993). 56
....................  Canadian Centre for Architecture database
....................  Eastman House Database [online] (n.d.)
....................  Gallery Systems (2000-) LOC ID: nb2001007150
....................  Grove Art artist database (1989-)
....................  Haworth-Booth, Golden Age of British Photography (1984) 50
....................  Johnson, Nineteenth-Century Photography (1990)
....................  Library of Congress Authorities database (n.d.) LOC ID: nb2001007150
....................  Seiberling, Amateurs, Photography and the Mid-Victorian Imagination (1986) 147
 
Note:
English .......... [CCA]
.......... Auer, Encyclopédie des Photographes (1985)
.......... Borcoman, Magicians of Light (1993).
.......... Haworth-Booth, Golden Age of British Photography (1984)
.......... Seiberling, Amateurs, Photography and the Mid-Victorian Imagination (1986)
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