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ID: 500020324
Page Link: http://vocab.getty.edu/page/ulan/500020324

 

Record Type: Person
Negretti, Henry (English and Italian photographer, instrument maker, and publisher, 1818-1879)

Note: Negretti came to England from Italy in 1830. He established himself in London as a merchant and maker of scientific equipment. In 1850, Henry Negretti and Joseph Zambra established a partnership in London, England, as optical and scientific instrument makers and photographers. They were appointed optical instrument makers to Prince Albert, to the Royal Observatory, Greenwich, London, and to the British Admiralty. In 1853, when the Crystal Palace was re-erected in Sydenham, England, Negretti and Zambra became the official, photographers of the Crystal Palace Company, receiving the right to photograph and produce stereoviews of the interior and grounds of the new building. In 1863, Henry Negretti was the first photographer to take aerial photographs of London from a balloon.

Names:
Negretti, Henry (preferred,V,index,Dutch-P,NA)
Henry Negretti (V,display)
Negretti, Henry Enrico Angelo Ludovico (V)

Nationalities:
British (modern) (preferred)
English
Italian

Roles:
artist (preferred)
photographer
publisher
instrument maker
photography studio

Gender: male

Birth and Death Places:
Born:  Como (Como province, Lombardy, Italy) (inhabited place)
Died:  Brent (Brent, England, United Kingdom) (neighborhood)

Events:
active:   1830-1879

Related People or Corporate Bodies:
partner in ....  Negretti and Zambra  from 1850 to 1879
..................  (English photography studio and optical instrument makers, active 1850-ca. 1935) [500033353]
partner of ....  Zambra, Joseph  1850 - 1879
..................  (English and Italian photographer and instrument maker, born 1822) [500016365]

List/Hierarchical Position:
 ....  Persons, Artists
 ........  Negretti, Henry (I)

Biographies:
(English and Italian photographer, instrument maker, and publisher, 1818-1879) ..... [VP Preferred]
(English and Italian photographer, optical instrument maker, instrument maker and publisher; born Como (Italy), 1818; died Cricklewood (Willesden, Middlesex, now Brent, Greater London, England, United Kingdom), 1879) ..... [CCA]
(British photographer, 1818-1879) ..... [GRLPA]
(Italian, 1818-1879, active England, U.K.) ..... [JPGM]
(British photo studio, 1817-1879) ..... [RKD]

Additional Names:

Sources and Contributors:
Henry Negretti ........ [CCA, VP]
..............................  Canadian Centre for Architecture database
Negretti, Henry ........ [CCA Preferred, GRLPA Preferred, JPGM Preferred, RKD Preferred, VP]
................................  Eskind and Drake, Index to American Photographic Collections (1990)
................................  J. Paul Getty Museum Photographs Department e-mail from Mirianm Katz; 31 August 2017
................................  Johnson, Nineteenth-Century Photography (1990)
................................  RKD Artists database (2000-) 409958
Negretti, Henry Enrico Angelo Ludovico ........ [CCA]
...........................................................................  Canadian Centre for Architecture database

Subject: ........ [CCA, GRLPA, JPGM, RKD, VP]
....................  Auer, Encyclop├ędie des Photographes (1985)
....................  Canadian Centre for Architecture database
....................  Eastman House Database [online] (n.d.)
....................  Eskind and Drake, Index to American Photographic Collections (1990)
....................  Flukinger, Formative Decades: Photography in Great Britain (1985) 57
....................  J. Paul Getty Museum Photographs Department e-mail from Mirianm Katz; 31 August 2017
....................  Johnson, Nineteenth-Century Photography (1990)
....................  Mathews, Early Photographs and Early Photographers (1973) 31-32
....................  RKD Artists database (2000-) 409958
....................  Wikidata online (2000-) Q18528639
 
Note:
English .......... [CCA, VP]
.......... Auer, Encyclop├ędie des Photographes (1985)
.......... Eastman House Database [online] (n.d.)
.......... Flukinger, Formative Decades: Photography in Great Britain (1985)
.......... Johnson, Nineteenth-Century Photography (1990)
.......... Mathews, Early Photographs and Early Photographers (1973) 32
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