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ID: 500040776
Page Link: http://vocab.getty.edu/page/ulan/500040776

 

Record Type: Person
Walker, Lewis E. (American photographer, born ca. 1823, died 1880)

Note: GEH gives year of birth as 1822/3 and date of death as 21 October 1880; 19th C. Photo gives year of birth as 1825. In 1856 Walker was in charge of ambrotyping in Matthew Brady's photography gallery in New York City, New York. Walker was the chief photographer of the United States Treasury Department from 1857 until 1880. He copied drawings and maps for the Office of the Architect and other federal departments.

Names:
Walker, Lewis E. (preferred,V,index)
Lewis E. Walker (V,display)
Walker, Lewis Emery (V)
Walker, Lewis Emory (V)

Nationalities:
American (preferred)

Roles:
photographer (preferred)

Gender: male

Birth and Death Places:
Born:  Greenwich (Worcester county, Massachusetts, United States) (deserted settlement)
Died:  Washington (DC, United States) (inhabited place)

Events:
active:   ca. 1850s  New York City (New York state, United States) (inhabited place)
active:   1857 - 1880  Washington (DC, United States) (inhabited place)

Related People or Corporate Bodies:
employee of ....  Brady, Mathew B.  in 1856
....................  (American photographer, 1823-1896) [500126201]

List/Hierarchical Position:
 ....  Persons, Artists
 ........  Walker, Lewis E. (I)

Biographies:
(American photographer, born ca. 1823, died 1880) ..... [VP Preferred]
(American photographer; born Greenwich (Massachusetts, United States), 1822; died Washington (District of Columbia, United States), 1880) ..... [CCA]
(American, ca. 1823-1880) ..... [JPGM]

Additional Names:

Sources and Contributors:
Lewis E. Walker ........ [CCA]
...............................  Canadian Centre for Architecture database
Walker, Lewis E. ........ [CCA Preferred]
.................................  Johnson, Nineteenth-Century Photography (1990)
Walker, Lewis Emery ........ [CCA, JPGM Preferred]
.......................................  Canadian Centre for Architecture database
Walker, Lewis Emory ........ [CCA]
.......................................  Canadian Centre for Architecture database

Subject: ........ [CCA, Gallery Systems, JPGM]
....................  Canadian Centre for Architecture database
....................  Eastman House Database [online] (n.d.)
....................  Gallery Systems (2000-) LOC ID: nr2002039979
....................  Johnson, Nineteenth-Century Photography (1990) 659
....................  Library of Congress Authorities database (n.d.) LOC ID: nr2002039979
....................  Sandweiss, Nineteenth-Century Photography in America (1991) 155
 
Note:
English .......... [CCA]
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