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ID: 500023245
Page Link: http://vocab.getty.edu/page/ulan/500023245

 
Record Type: Person
Bedford, Francis (English photographer, 1816-1894)

Note: Bedford set up a photographic studio in London in 1850 and in 1853 he was a founding member of the Royal Photographic Society. In 1854, Bedford was commissioned by Queen Victoria to photograph objects of the Royal Collection. In 1857 Bedford became a member of the Photographic Society of London. In 1862, Bedford accompanied the Prince of Wales, the future Edward VII, on a tour of Palestine, Syria, Constantinople, Athens and the Mediterranean Islands. Bedford also produced photographs of East Anglia and the British Midlands. He is considered one of the finest landscape photographers of the era. He was associated with the Architectural Photographic Association. Died 15 May 1894.

Names:
Bedford, Francis (preferred,V,index)
Francis Bedford (V,display)
Bedford, Francis Sir (V)
Bedford, Sir Francis (V)

Nationalities:
British (modern) (preferred)
English

Roles:
artist (preferred)
photographer
architect
printmaker
lithographer
painter
draftsman

Gender: male

Birth and Death Places:
Born:  London (Greater London, England, United Kingdom) (inhabited place)
Died:  London (Greater London, England, United Kingdom) (inhabited place)

List/Hierarchical Position:
 ....  Persons, Artists
 ........  Bedford, Francis (I)

Biographies:
(English photographer, 1816-1894) ..... [VP Preferred]
(British photographer, 1816-1894) ..... [BHA]
(English photographer, architect, lithographer and painter; born London (England, United Kingdom), 1816; died 1894) ..... [CCA]
(British artist, 1816-1894) ..... [WCI]
(British, 1815/1816-1894) ..... [JPGM]
(British artist, 1816-1894) ..... [WL-Courtauld]
(British architect, 1816-1894) ..... [CL-Courtauld]
(English photographer, 1816-1894) ..... [Grove Art]
(British artist, 1816-1894) ..... [MoMA]

Additional Names:

Sources and Contributors:
Bedford, Francis ........ [BHA Preferred, CCA Preferred, CL-Courtauld Preferred, Grove Art Preferred, MoMA, VP Preferred, WCI Preferred, WL-Courtauld Preferred]
..................................  Artists, Museum of Modern Art (MoMA) New York (2000-)
..................................  Grove Art artist database (1989-)
..................................  Grove Dictionary of Art online (1999-2002) accessed 30 January 2003
..................................  RILA/BHA (1975-2000)
..................................  Witt Library, Authority files
Bedford, Francis Sir ........ [JPGM Preferred]
.........................................  Getty Museum, Authority file (2003-)
Bedford, Sir Francis ........ [CCA, VP]
.........................................  Canadian Centre for Architecture database
Francis Bedford ........ [CCA, MoMA Preferred]
................................  Artists, Museum of Modern Art (MoMA) New York (2000-)
................................  Canadian Centre for Architecture database

Subject: ........ [BHA, CCA, CL-Courtauld, Gallery Systems, Grove Art, JPGM, MoMA, VP, WCI, WL-Courtauld]
....................  Auer, Encyclop├ędie des Photographes (1985)
....................  Canadian Centre for Architecture database
....................  Eastman House Database [online] (n.d.)
....................  Gallery Systems (2000-) LOC ID: n95055747
....................  Getty Museum, Authority file (2003-)
....................  Grove Art artist database (1989-)
....................  Grove Dictionary of Art online (1999-2002) accessed 30 January 2003
....................  Haworth-Booth, Golden Age of British Photography (1984) 83
....................  Library of Congress Authorities database (n.d.) LOC ID: n95055747
....................  MoMA, Library Catalog (1976)
....................  Perez, Focus East: Early photography in the Near East (1988) 134
....................  RILA/BHA (1975-2000)
....................  Tyler, Photography as Art and Social History (1993)
....................  Witt Library, Authority files
 
Note:
English .......... [CCA, CL-Courtauld, VP, WL-Courtauld]
.......... Auer, Encyclop├ędie des Photographes (1985)
.......... Eastman House Database [online] (n.d.)
.......... Haworth-Booth, Golden Age of British Photography (1984)
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