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ID: 500002082
Page Link: http://vocab.getty.edu/page/ulan/500002082

 
Record Type: Person
Fredricks, Charles De Forest (American photographer, 1823-1894)

Note: Fredricks learned the daguerreotype process in New York City in 1843 prior to his departure to Venezuela. From 1843 to 1852, Fredricks produced daguerreotypes of South America. In 1843, he photographed in Venezuela, along the Orinoco River to Angostura, then on the islands of Tobago and Saint Vincent. Upon his return to Venezuela, he continued down the Orinoco River to Brazil. In Para, Brazil, where he established a gallery in 1846. In 1849, he photographed in Paraguay, Buenos Aires, Argentina, and Montevidéo, Uruguay. In 1853, Fredricks opened a gallery in Paris, France where he also learned the collodion process. Fredricks returned to New York City in 1853, where he entered into partnership with J. Gurney. He opened his own studio on Broadway in 1855, and between 1855 and 1857, he opened a branch studio in Havana, Cuba. In 1859, Fredricks was among the first photographers to produce cartes-de-visite portraits in the United States. During the 1860s-1880s, Fredricks was one of the most prestigious theatrical photographers in New York City, New York.

Names:
Fredricks, Charles De Forest (preferred,V,index)
Charles De Forest Fredricks (V,display)
Charles DeForest Fredricks (V)
Fredericks, Charles DeForest (V)
Fredricks, Charles de Forest (V)
Fredricks, Charles DeForest (V,LC)
Fredricks, Charles D. (V)
Fredricks, Carlos D. (V)
Fredricks (U)

Nationalities:
American (preferred)

Roles:
artist (preferred)
photographer
daguerreotypist

Gender: male

Birth and Death Places:
Born:  New York City (New York state, United States) (inhabited place)
Died:  Newark (Essex county, New Jersey, United States) (inhabited place)

Events:
active:   1843-1852  Venezuela (South America) (nation)
active:   1843-1852  Saint Vincent (Saint Vincent and the Grenadines) (island)
active:   1843-1852  Brazil (South America) (nation)
active:   1843-1852  Trinidad and Tobago (North and Central America) (nation)
active:   1843-1852  Argentina (South America) (nation)
active:   1843-1852  Uruguay (South America) (nation)
active:   1853  Paris (Île-de-France, France) (inhabited place)
active:   ca. 1855-1880s  Cuba (North and Central America) (nation)
active:   1855-1880s  New York City (New York state, United States) (inhabited place)

Related People or Corporate Bodies:
partner of ....  Gurney, Jeremiah  
..................  (American daguerreotypist, 1812-1895) [500016600]

List/Hierarchical Position:
 ....  Persons, Artists
 ........  Fredricks, Charles De Forest (I)

Biographies:
(American photographer, 1823-1894) ..... [VP Preferred]
(American photographer, b.1823, act.1880) ..... [BHA]
(American photographer; born New York (City) (New York, United States), 1823; died Newark (New Jersey, United States), 1894) ..... [CCA]
(artist, 1823-1894) ..... [GRL]

Additional Names:

Sources and Contributors:
Charles DeForest Fredricks ........ [CCA]
......................................................  Canadian Centre for Architecture database
Charles De Forest Fredricks ........ [VP]
......................................................  Getty Vocabulary Program rules
Fredericks, Charles DeForest ........ [CCA, GRL]
..........................................................  Canadian Centre for Architecture database
..........................................................  Library of Congress Authorities database (n.d.) n 89125613
Fredricks ........ [GRL]
.....................  Library of Congress Authorities database (n.d.) n 89125613
Fredricks, Carlos D. ........ [CCA]
.........................................  Canadian Centre for Architecture database
Fredricks, Charles D. ........ [CCA]
...........................................  Canadian Centre for Architecture database
Fredricks, Charles De Forest ........ [BHA Preferred]
........................................................  BHA, Authority file (1973-)
Fredricks, Charles de Forest ........ [JPGM Preferred]
.......................................................  Getty Museum, Authority file (2003-)
Fredricks, Charles DeForest ........ [CCA Preferred, GRL Preferred]
........................................................  Library of Congress Authorities database (n.d.) n 89125613
........................................................  Library of Congress Authorities online (2002-)

Subject: ........ [BHA, CCA, Gallery Systems, GRL, JPGM]
....................  BHA, Authority file (1973-)
....................  Canadian Centre for Architecture database
....................  Darrah, Cartes-de-visite in Nineteenth Century Photography (1981) 5
....................  Eastman House Database [online] (n.d.)
....................  Gallery Systems (2000-) LOC ID: n89125613
....................  Getty Museum, Authority file (2003-)
....................  History of Photography 8/1 (1984)
....................  Johnson, Nineteenth-Century Photography (1990)
....................  Levine, American Influence in Cuba (1989)
....................  Library of Congress Authorities database (n.d.) LOC ID: n89125613
....................  Library of Congress Authorities online (2002-)
....................  Parry, Photography Index (1979)
....................  Senelick, Face Cards, History of Photography (1984)
 
Note:
English .......... [CCA]
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