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ID: 500036611
Page Link: http://vocab.getty.edu/page/ulan/500036611

 

Record Type: Person
Tytler, Robert Christopher (English military officer and photographer, 1818-1872, active in India)

Note: In 1858, Robert Christopher Tytler and his wife Harriet Christina learned the calotype process from either Felice Beato or John Murray in Agra, India. Together they made 500 photographs of the sites affected by the 1858 Mutiny at Lucknow, India. In 1866, the Tytlers settled at Simla, India, where Robert Christopher opened a natural history museum and Harriet Christina opened an orphanage for Eurasian and Indian girls.

Names:
Tytler, Robert Christopher (preferred,V,index)
Robert Christopher Tytler (V,display)
Tytler, Major H. C. (V)
Tytler, R. C., Major (V)
Tytler, Robert Christopher, Captain (V)

Nationalities:
British (modern) (preferred)
English

Roles:
artist (preferred)
photographer
military officer
officer

Gender: male

Events:
active:   ca. 1858 - ca. 1870  India (Asia) (nation)

Related People or Corporate Bodies:
partner of ....  Tytler, Harriet Christina  
..................  (English photographer and painter, died 1907, active in India) [500036610]
spouse of ....  Tytler, Harriet Christina  
................  (English photographer and painter, died 1907, active in India) [500036610]

List/Hierarchical Position:
 ....  Persons, Artists
 ........  Tytler, Robert Christopher (I)

Biographies:
(English military officer and photographer, 1818-1872, active in India) ..... [VP Preferred]
(British military officer, photographer, 1818-1872) ..... [BHA]
(English photographer and officer (military officer); born 1818; died 1872) ..... [CCA]

Additional Names:

Sources and Contributors:
Robert Christopher Tytler ........ [CCA]
...................................................  Canadian Centre for Architecture database
Tytler, Major H. C. ........ [CCA]
......................................  Johnson, Nineteenth-Century Photography (1990)
Tytler, R. C., Major ........ [CCA]
........................................  Canadian Centre for Architecture database
Tytler, Robert Christopher ........ [BHA Preferred, CCA Preferred]
.....................................................  Eastman House Database [online] (n.d.)
Tytler, Robert Christopher, Captain ........ [CCA]
......................................................................  Canadian Centre for Architecture database

Subject: ........ [BHA, CCA, VP]
....................  Brettell, Paper and Light (1984) 204
....................  Canadian Centre for Architecture database
....................  Eastman House Database [online] (n.d.)
....................  History of Photography 9/4 (1985)
....................  Invention of Photography and Its Impact on Learning (1989) 7
....................  Johnson, Nineteenth-Century Photography (1990)
....................  Thomas, 1981. 10
 
Note:
English .......... [CCA]
.......... Eastman House Database [online] (n.d.)
.......... Invention of Photography and Its Impact on Learning (1989)
.......... Thomas, 1981.
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