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ID: 500008541
Page Link: http://vocab.getty.edu/page/ulan/500008541

 
Record Type: Person
Byron, Joseph (British photographer, 1847-1923, active in the United States)

Note: Before 1888, Byron worked for the firm "Byron Company" established by his grandfather in Nottingham-on-Trent, England, in 1844. He also worked as a news photographer in England and documented the coal mines for the British government. In 1888, Byron and his family emigrated to the United States. In that same year he opened a photographic studio, also called Byron Company, in New York City, New York, where he was assisted by his wife Julia Lewin and their five children. Byron specialized in theatre photography and scenes of New York City.

Names:
Byron, Joseph (preferred,V,index,LC)
Joseph Byron (V,display)
Clayton, Joseph Byron (V)

Nationalities:
British (modern) (preferred)
English
American

Roles:
artist (preferred)
photographer

Gender: male

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

Events:
active:   before 1888  Nottinghamshire (England, United Kingdom) (county)
active:   1888-1923  New York City (New York state, United States) (inhabited place)

Related People or Corporate Bodies:
parent of ....  Byron, Percy C.  
................  (English photoengraver, 1878-1959, active in New York and Edmonton) [500036625]
partner in ....  Byron Company  
..................  (American photography studio, established 1888, dissolved 1942) [500033441]

List/Hierarchical Position:
 ....  Persons, Artists
 ........  Byron, Joseph (I)

Biographies:
(British photographer, 1847-1923, active in the United States) ..... [BHA Preferred]
(American and English photographer; born Nottingham-on-Trent (Nottinghamshire, England, United Kingdom), 1846; died New York (City) (New York, United States), 1923) ..... [CCA]
(American, (b. England) 1841-1923) ..... [JPGM]
(artist) ..... [GRL]

Additional Names:

Sources and Contributors:
Byron, Joseph ........ [BHA Preferred, CCA Preferred, GRL Preferred, JPGM Preferred]
............................  Library of Congress Authorities database (n.d.) n 84217730
............................  Library of Congress Authorities online (2002-)
Clayton, Joseph Byron ........ [BHA]
...........................................  BHA, Authority file (1973-)
Joseph Byron ........ [CCA, GRL, VP]
..........................  Canadian Centre for Architecture database
..........................  Getty Vocabulary Program rules

Subject: ........ [BHA, CCA, Gallery Systems, GRL, JPGM, VP]
....................  BHA, Authority file (1973-)
....................  Canadian Centre for Architecture database
....................  Eastman House Database [online] (n.d.)
....................  Gallery Systems (2000-) LOC ID: n84217730
....................  Hales, Silver Cities (1984) 255
....................  Heathcote, Hist. photography, IX/1 (Jan.-Mar. 1985) p.71
....................  Johnson, Nineteenth-Century Photography (1990)
....................  Lancaster, Joseph Byron: Photographs of New York Interiors (1976) v
....................  Library of Congress Authorities database (n.d.) LOC ID: n84217730
....................  Library of Congress Authorities online (2002-)
....................  Macmillan, Encyclopedia Photographers (1983)
....................  Parry, Photography Index (1979)
....................  Sandweiss, Nineteenth-Century Photography in America (1991) 321
....................  Signature or inscription on art work
....................  Westerbeck and Meyerowitz, Bystander (1994) 83
 
Note:
English .......... [CCA]
.......... Eastman House Database [online] (n.d.)
.......... Sandweiss, Nineteenth-Century Photography in America (1991)
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