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ID: 500037171
 
Record Type: Person
Mason, Oscar G. (American photographer and radiographer, died 1921)

Note: Mason was the photographer-in-residence at Bellevue Hospital, New York City, New York, from 1856 to 1906. In 1897 with the introduction of X-ray photography, Mason became the hospital radiographer. He also ran a private studio in New York City, New York that specialized in astronomical photography. Mason was the photographer for Helen Campbell's 1897 book entitled "Darkness and Daylight", an exposé of New York's slum areas.

Names:
Mason, Oscar G. (preferred,V,index)
Oscar G. Mason (V,display)

Nationalities:
American (preferred)

Roles:
photographer (preferred)
radiographer

Gender: male

Birth and Death Places:
Died:  New York City (New York state, United States) (inhabited place)

Events:
active:   1856-1921  New York City (New York state, United States) (inhabited place)

List/Hierarchical Position:
 ....  Persons, Artists
 ........  Mason, Oscar G. (I)

Biographies:
(American photographer and radiographer, died 1921) ..... [CCA Preferred]

Sources and Contributors:
Mason, Oscar G. ........ [CCA]
...............................  Canadian Centre for Architecture database
Oscar G. Mason ........ [VP]
.............................  Getty Vocabulary Program rules

Subject: ........ [CCA]
....................  Canadian Centre for Architecture database
....................  Darrah, Cartes-de-visite in Nineteenth Century Photography (1981) 8
....................  Eastman House Database [online] (n.d.)
....................  Hales, Silver Cities (1984) 234
....................  Johnson, Nineteenth-Century Photography (1990)
 
Note:
English .......... [CCA]
.......... Eastman House Database [online] (n.d.)
.......... Hales, Silver Cities (1984)
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