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ID: 500037195
Page Link: http://vocab.getty.edu/page/ulan/500037195

 

Record Type: Person
Fardon, George Robinson (English photographer, 1806-1886, active in the United States and Canada)

Note: After emigrating to New York City, New York, in the 1840s, Fardon moved to San Francisco, California in 1849, where he was a daguerreotypist and wet plate photographer. Fardon produced an album of views of San Francisco, California that was published in 1856-1857. This album entitled "San Francisco Album. Photographs of the Most Beautiful Views and Public Buildings of San Francisco" was the first published compilation of photographs of an American city. Fardon introduced the wet-collodion negative process in California. In 1858, Fardon moved to Victoria, British Columbia, Canada to work as a photographer. He retired ca. 1870.

Names:
Fardon, George Robinson (preferred,V,index)
George Robinson Fardon (V,display)
Fardon, George (V)
Fardon, George R. (V)
G. R. Fardon (U)
Farden, George Robinson (U)
Fardon, G. R. (U,LC)

Nationalities:
British (modern) (preferred)
English
Canadian
American

Roles:
artist (preferred)
photographer
daguerreotypist

Gender: male

Birth and Death Places:
Born:  Birmingham (West Midlands, England, United Kingdom) (inhabited place)
Died:  Victoria (British Columbia, Canada) (inhabited place)

Events:
active:   1849-1857  San Francisco (San Francisco county, California, United States) (inhabited place)
active:   1858-ca. 1870  Victoria (British Columbia, Canada) (inhabited place)

List/Hierarchical Position:
 ....  Persons, Artists
 ........  Fardon, George Robinson (I)

Biographies:
(English photographer, 1806-1886, active in the United States and Canada) ..... [VP Preferred]
(Canadian, American and English photographer; born Birmingham (Warwick, now West Midlands, England, United Kingdom), 1806; died Victoria (British Columbia, Canada), 1886) ..... [CCA]
(British) ..... [JPGM]
(artist) ..... [GRL]

Additional Names:

Sources and Contributors:
Farden, George Robinson ........ [GRL]
...............................................  Library of Congress Authorities database (n.d.) nr 96001731
Fardon, George ........ [CCA]
..............................  Canadian Centre for Architecture database
Fardon, George R. ........ [CCA]
...................................  Canadian Centre for Architecture database
Fardon, George Robinson ........ [CCA Preferred, GRL, JPGM Preferred]
...............................................  Johnson, Nineteenth-Century Photography (1990)
...............................................  Library of Congress Authorities database (n.d.) nr 96001731
Fardon, G. R. ........ [GRL Preferred]
...........................  Library of Congress Authorities database (n.d.) nr 96001731
George Robinson Fardon ........ [CCA]
.............................................  Canadian Centre for Architecture database
G. R. Fardon ........ [GRL, VP]
.........................  Getty Vocabulary Program rules

Subject: ........ [CCA, Gallery Systems, GRL, JPGM, VP]
....................  Canadian Centre for Architecture database
....................  Darrah, The World of Stereographs (1977) 101
....................  Eastman House Database [online] (n.d.)
....................  Gallery Systems (2000-) LOC ID: nr96001731
....................  Johnson, Nineteenth-Century Photography (1990)
....................  Library of Congress Authorities database (n.d.) LOC ID: nr96001731
....................  San Francisco in the 1850s: 33 Photographic Views (1977)
....................  Sandweiss, Nineteenth-Century Photography in America (1991) 323
 
Note:
English .......... [CCA]
.......... Eastman House Database [online] (n.d.)
.......... San Francisco in the 1850s: 33 Photographic Views (1977) vii
.......... Sandweiss, Nineteenth-Century Photography in America (1991)
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