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ID: 500034983
Page Link: http://vocab.getty.edu/page/ulan/500034983

 

Record Type: Person
Holmes, R. B. (British photographer, painter, 1888-1973)

Note: Owner of the R. B. Holmes & Co. photography studio in Peshawar, Pakistan. Commercial photographer who took over the business established by his father, William D. Homes, around 1899 in Peshawar, Pakistan. Holmes was an official photographer of the Afghan Wars on the North West Frontier in Afghanistan. He also spent time in Kashmir and in other Asian locales. Later in life he also painted watercolor landscapes from the same areas. In 1929 he published a memoir of his time in Afghanistan, Story of the North West Frontier Province, Peshawar, containing gelatin print plates of his landscapes.

Names:
Holmes, R. B. (preferred,V,index)
R. B. Holmes (V,display)
Holmes, R. (V)
Holmes, Randolph Bezzant (V)

Nationalities:
British (modern) (preferred)

Roles:
artist (preferred)
photographer
painter
watercolorist

Gender: male

Events:
active:   ca. 1880 - ca. 1900  India (Asia) (nation)
active:   ca. 1919  Peshāwar (Northwest Frontier, Pakistan) (inhabited place)
active:   ca. 1919  Afghanistan (Asia) (nation)

Related People or Corporate Bodies:
founder of ....  R. B. Holmes & Co.  
..................  (British photography studio, late 19th-early 20th centuries, in Pakistan, Afghanistan, and India) [500033458]

List/Hierarchical Position:
 ....  Persons, Artists
 ........  Holmes, R. B. (I)

Biographies:
(British photographer, painter, 1888-1973) ..... [VP Preferred]
(English ? photographer; active India, 1880s-ca. 1890s, Peshawar (Pakistan), ca. 1919, Afghanistan, ca. 1919) ..... [CCA]

Additional Names:

Sources and Contributors:
Holmes, R. ........ [CCA]
......................  Canadian Centre for Architecture database
Holmes, Randolph Bezzant ........ [VP]
.................................................  Duke University Library online (2002-)
Holmes, R. B. ........ [CCA Preferred, VP Preferred]
...........................  Eastman House Database [online] (n.d.)
R. B. Holmes ........ [CCA, VP]
.........................  Canadian Centre for Architecture database

Subject: ........ [CCA, VP]
....................  Canadian Centre for Architecture database
....................  Eastman House Database [online] (n.d.)
....................  Johnson, Nineteenth-Century Photography (1990)
....................  Signature or inscription on art work
 
Note:
English .......... [VP]
.......... Duke University Library online (2002-)
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