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Roger Fenton photographer of the 1850s : Hayward Gallery, London, 4 February to 17 April 1988. by Roger Fenton

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Published by South Bank Board in [London] .
Written in English


  • Fenton, Roger, 1819-1869 -- Exhibitions.,
  • Photography, Artistic -- Exhibitions.

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Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references.

ContributionsHayward Gallery.
LC ClassificationsTR647 .F46 1988
The Physical Object
Paginationviii, 184 p. :
Number of Pages184
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL2259018M
ISBN 101853320161
LC Control Number89139604

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A note by Roger Twysden in Filmer's book suggests it was written three decades before publication. A manuscript in the Cambridge University Library (MS Ff. 5. 25, fos. 17r–22r) contains a contemporary copy of a brief treatise by Fenton, entitled 'De Æquivocatione' (On Equivocation). All The Mighty World: The Photographs Of Roger Fenton, by Fenton, Roger,Greenough, Sarah,Daniel, Malcolm R.,Baldwin, Gordon and a great selection of related books, art and collectibles available now at Roger Fenton's Crimean War photo series is the first historic attempt to portray war campaign with the help of new magic photo media, then still in its infancy. Sent as a replacement for the Richard Nicklin, a civilian photographer, who was lost at sea, along with his assistants, photographs, and equipment, when their ship sank during the. Roger Fenton (28 March – 8 August ) was a British photographer, noted as one of the first war photographers.. Fenton was born into a Lancashire merchant family. After graduating from London with an Arts degree, he became interested in painting and later developed a keen interest in the new technology of photography after seeing early examples of at The Great Exhibition in Born: 28 March , Rochdale, Lancashire, England.

Roger Fenton, (born , Heywood, near Rochdale, Lancashire, England—died August 8, , London), English photographer best known for his pictures of the Crimean War, which were the first extensive photographic documents of a war.. Fenton studied painting and then law. Following a trip in to Paris, where he probably visited with the photographer Gustave Le Gray, he returned to .   Three hundred and fifty of his images are now collected in “Shadows of War: Roger Fenton’s Photographs of the Crimea, ” by Sophie Gordon with contributions by Louise Pearson. The volume offers a more comprehensive view of his work beyond the . Additional Physical Format: Online version: Fenton, Roger, Roger Fenton. New York, N.Y.: Aperture Foundation, (OCoLC) Named Person. Roger Fenton (–) was England's most celebrated photographer during the s, the young medium's most glorious moment. After studying law and painting, Fenton took up the camera in and immediately began to produce highly original images. During a decade of work he mastered every photographic genre he attempted: architectural 5/5(5).

Roger Fenton [Roger Fenton, over 50 b/w photos] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers.5/5(2).   In the s photography was a specialised occupation and, although the Queen never appointed an official photographer, Roger Fenton, known for his photographs of the Crimean War, was a .   Roger Fenton: The First Great War Photographer. Images by Roger Fenton, the originator of the war photography genre, from the Crimean War are featured in a new book. About the Roger Fenton Crimean War Photographs Collection. Roger Fenton's Crimean War photographs represent one of the earliest systematic attempts to document a war through the medium of photography. Fenton, who spent fewer than four months in the Crimea (March 8 to J ), produced photographs under extremely trying conditions.