Recording The World 3

POSTED BY ONNIE HARGROVE

Recording the World

Traveling the World

Photography gave the world a more realistic view

Du Camp
-calotypes (could make copies)
-2 minute long exposures (restricted what he shot)
-125 photos for first photo book
- Photographed Nubia, Egypt, Palestine
LINKS:
http://www.marillier.nom.fr/collodions/PGH/pics/maximeducamp03.jpg

http://www.artfacts.net/exhibpics/7437.jpg

http://www.ngv.vic.gov.au/ngvart/20070521/Fe100956.jpg

http://upload.wikimedia.org/wikipedia/commons/5/5f/Maxime_Du_Camp_-_Pfeiler_von_Karnak%2C_1850.jpg

Frirth
-Englishman
-1st commercial photographer
-Sharp images
- Wet plate collodion
- Darkroom was on a boat
- Stock agency (old photos of British towns)
LINKS:
http://www.legendsofamerica.com/photos-CO-Misc/Denver%20and%20Rio%20Grande%20Railroad%20at%20Marshall%20Pass%201898-500.jpg

http://upload.wikimedia.org/wikipedia/commons/1/14/Luxor-Court_of_Amenhotep_III.jpg

http://www.eretzyisroel.org/~dhershkowitz/pic20.jpg

http://farm3.static.flickr.com/2145/2079822979_51168ed7a8.jpg?v=0

Early War Photography

Kipling (“White Man’s Burden”)
-English author and poet
-Poem about how the white man must uplift the rest of the world
-Wrote “The Jungle Book”
LINKS:
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/The_White_Man%27s_Burden_(Poem)#The_White_Man.27s_Burden

Fenton
-British
-Wet collodion process
-Lanscape photography
-Photographed Crimean War (first war documentary photography)
LINKS:
http://graphics8.nytimes.com/images/blogs/morris/match2-large.jpg

http://www.rleggat.com/photohistory/history/pics/fenton-balaklava.jpg

http://www.egodesign.ca/_files/articles/blocks/536_roger_fenton_guerre_de_crim.jpg

Beato
-Photographed Second Opium war
Photographed Indian Rebellion of 1857
-Photographed Japanese grooms
-One of first photographers to take pictures in East Asia
LINKS:
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Felice_Beato#Taku_Forts

http://www.blackshipsandsamurai.com/yokohama/image/a123b_Beato_ce.jpg

http://www.national-army-museum.ac.uk/exhibitions/shortVisits/animals/images/92145.jpg

http://www.tehelka.com/channels/Thehub/2007/Feb/03/images/history3.jpg

http://www.vam.ac.uk/vastatic/microsites/tattoo/search/Blue/images/Beato_large.gif

http://upload.wikimedia.org/wikipedia/commons/9/93/Upper_North_Taku_Fort.jpg

American Civil War

Brady
-Photographed American Civil War
-Studio in NY (Broadway & 10th St.) Famous people would come to and have photos taken
-Hired other photographs to go out and photograph war
-Lost money, no one wanted to remember Civil War (he could not sell photographs)
LINKS:
http://media-2.web.britannica.com/eb-media/25/6825-004-E1B9C5FA.jpg

http://www.wired.com/images/article/full/2008/06/samuel_morse_500px.jpg

http://gregorear.com/images/jackson.jpg
http://images.google.com/hosted/life/f?q=mathew+brady,+Ruins+of+Richmond&prev=/images%3Fq%3Dmathew%2Bbrady,%2BRuins%2Bof%2BRichmond%26gbv%3D2%26hl%3Den%26sa%3DG&imgurl=b43a6792b753c514

http://www.edwardsamuels.com/illustratedstory/chapter%206/Brady.jpg

http://media-2.web.britannica.com/eb-media/07/1007-004-1C36B632.jpg

Westward Expansion Photographers

O’ Sullivan
-Brady’s assistant during American Civil War
-Also photographed Westward Expansion
-Photographed slaves of JJ Smith Plantation (slaves being let free)
-Five generations of Smiths Plantations
LINKS:
http://historymatters.gmu.edu/mpimages/mp024.jpg

http://www.getty.edu/art/collections/images/m/04674401.jpg

http://www.sonofthesouth.net/leefoundation/gettysburg/battle-of-gettysburg.jpg

http://memory.loc.gov/ammem/cwphtml/cwpcam/cw00172.jpg

Gardner
-Brady’s assistant
-Staged “Home of a Rebel Sharpshooter”
-Best known for his portraits of Abraham Lincoln
-Chief photographer because of connection to Allan Pinkerton(head of intelligence operation)
LINKS:
http://www.spartacus.schoolnet.co.uk/USAPgardner.jpg

http://www.digital-picture-printing-frames.com/images/gardner-lincoln.jpg

http://2.bp.blogspot.com/_qchJURuC8QI/Rde6_ZGvWsI/AAAAAAAAAVk/Tb2wRuU6swM/s400/%5BAntietam,%2BMd.%2BAllan%2BPinkerton,%2BPresident%2BLincoln,%2Band%2BMaj.%2BGen.%2BJohn%2BA.%2BMcClernand%2BAlexander%2BGardner%2BPhotographer.jpg

http://upload.wikimedia.org/wikipedia/commons/thumb/3/33/Battle_of_Gettysburg.jpg/400px-Battle_of_Gettysburg.jpg

http://www.old-picture.com/civil-war/pictures/manacled-sweater-001.jpg

http://4.bp.blogspot.com/_Yg3lYRZvzTo/R572_gONfbI/AAAAAAAAAMQ/bRk-DGQeAUY/s400/Execution_Lincoln_assassins.jpg

Jackson
-Recorded Transcontinental Railroad and American west
-American painter, photographer and explorer
LINKS:
http://upload.wikimedia.org/wikipedia/commons/f/f4/Ferdy_hayden_camp.jpg

http://sunsite.berkeley.edu/FindingAids/dynaweb/calher/western/figures/I0031386A.jpg

http://shepleyswest.com/bfbtour/img/whjackson2.jpg

http://www.allisongrant.com/blog/uploaded_images/Picture-6-771380.png

http://www.getty.edu/art/collections/images/m/05670101.jpg

http://www.legendsofamerica.com/photos-CO-Misc/Denver%20and%20Rio%20Grande%20Railroad%20at%20Marshall%20Pass%201898-500.jpg

Russell
-Recorded Transcontinental Railroad
-Naturalist
-Photograph when trains met from East and West on railroad (Golden Spike)
LINKS:
http://www.yosemite.ca.us/library/early_years_in_yosemite/images/thomas_ayres_drawing.jpg
http://www.yosemite.ca.us/library/one_hundred_years_in_yosemite/images/yosemite_museum.jpg

http://i60.photobucket.com/albums/h3/Nutzkie2001/golden_spike2.jpg

Curtis
-Photographer of American West and Native peoples
-Hired by J.P. Morgan to record lives of Native Americans
-Lived with Native Americans for months at a time
-Looked for Native Americans who represented various tribes
LINKS:
http://upload.wikimedia.org/wikipedia/en/9/95/Angeline_01.jpg

http://upload.wikimedia.org/wikipedia/commons/5/5c/Canyon_de_Chelly%2C_Navajo.jpg

http://sakai.cfkeep.org/html/phpThumb.php?src=/uploads/cp02022r.jpg&aoe=1&w=

http://www.old-picture.com/indians/pictures/Indian-Hair-Style.jpg

http://www.suncommunitynewspapers.com/uploads/images/053008/Cover/gm_04770701.jpg

Vroman
-Photographed Native Americans during everyday activities and showed how it was to live on reservations
-Natives of Oraibe
LINKS:
http://newsgrist.typepad.com/photos/uncategorized/vroman.jpg

http://www.cmp.ucr.edu/collections/permanent/object_genres/photographers/vroman/ACVimg/Portraits1/ACV294.jpg

http://www.nativeonline.com/marroww.jpg

http://www.andrewsmithgallery.com/images/vroman/fullsize/ACV-1230.jpg

Other Early Photographers
Nadar

-Starts as illustrator (caricature artist)
-Uses hot air balloon to take aerial shots (first person to do so)
-Pioneered use of artificial lights in photography
-Lent his studio to group of painter making it possible for the 1st exhibition of Impressionist
LINKS:
http://www.geog.ucsb.edu/~jeff/115a/history/nadar_balloon.jpg

http://sincodigohays.files.wordpress.com/2008/07/nadar_bernhardt1.jpg

http://www.geog.ucsb.edu/~jeff/115a/jack_slides/nadar1858firstaerialphotoofparis.jpg

http://www.zonezero.com/magazine/articles/doifel/images/nadar.gif

http://upload.wikimedia.org/wikipedia/commons/5/51/Nadar,_Félix_-_Sarah_Bernhardt_(1845-1923)_-_La_Tosca_-_1887.jpg

http://upload.wikimedia.org/wikipedia/commons/4/4c/Nadar_atelier.jpg

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