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Roger Fenton, photographer of the Crimean War

Roger Fenton

Roger Fenton, photographer of the Crimean War

his photographs and his letters from the Crimea.

by Roger Fenton

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Published by Arno Press in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Crimean War, 1853-1856 -- Pictorial works.,
  • Photography, Artistic.

  • Edition Notes

    Reprint of the 1954 ed.

    StatementWith an essay on his life and work by Helmut and Alison Gernsheim.
    SeriesThe Literature of photography
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsDK214 .F45 1973
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxi, 106 p.
    Number of Pages106
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL5289439M
    ISBN 100405049099
    LC Control Number72009200

      Books Music Art & design by the Victorian pioneer war photographer Roger Fenton are to go on display in Scotland for the first time since Fenton was commissioned to document the Crimean.   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.

      War Through a Lens — Roger Fenton and the Birth of Battlefield Photography by • 4 December, • 0 Comments The English photographer Roger Fenton captured some of history’s first images of an army in the field. A richly illustrated book of Fenton's Crimean War photography. In , Roger Fenton (–69) travelled to the war-torn Crimea to capture scenes of the conflict and the soldiers involved. A pioneering photographer who helped establish photography as an art form, Fenton was also one of the first to document the brutality of war through this.

    Roger Fenton, a British lawyer turned artist, turned photographer, was sent to Crimea to photograph the War in He was a well known photographer, often commissioned to photograph the Royal family, before he was hired by Thomas Agnew & Sons publishing firm to document the war to the specifications of the British government. Roger Fenton (), English, and one of the most influential and important photographers of the midth century, exhibiting more widely and prolifically than any other of the period. His landscape and architectural studies were highly regarded and often referred to by critics as points of reference to which all other photographers should.


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Roger Fenton, photographer of the Crimean War by Roger Fenton Download PDF EPUB FB2

CRIMEAN WAR PHOTOGRAPHS by ROGER FENTON, MARCH-JUNE Roger Fenton's Crimean War photo series is the first historic attempt to portray war campaign Roger Fenton 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. 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.

While these photographs present a substantial documentary record of the. InRoger Fenton (–69) traveled to the war-torn Crimea to capture scenes of the conflict and the soldiers involved.

A pioneering photographer who helped establish photography as an art form, Fenton was also one of the first to document the brutality of war through this then-fledgling by: 1.

As a long-standing Crimean War buff I've been waiting for this book with eager anticipation and I'm glad to report that it's excellent.

Drawing on the Royal Collection's holdings of Roger Fenton's Crimean photographs (the world's largest), and accompanying an exhibition at Holyrood Palace, it's a comprehensive record of Fenton's trip to the /5(9). 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 dozen or so images familiar to the public. Red Cloth. Condition: Very Good. Dust Jacket Condition: Good. 1st Edition. ROGER FENTON, photographer of the Crimean War.

His Photographs and his Letters from The Crimea, With an Essay of his Life and Work by Helmut and Alison Gernsheim, London. Roger Fenton's Crimean War photographs represent one of the earliest systematic attempts to document a Roger Fenton through the medium of photography.

He was commissioned by the publisher Thomas Agnew at the insistence of Prince Albert. InRoger Fenton (–69) traveled to the war-torn Crimea to capture scenes of the conflict and the soldiers involved.

A pioneering photographer who helped establish photography as an art form, Fenton was also one of the first to document the brutality of war through this then-fledgling medium. Today, many of his images, like The Valley of the Shadow of Death.

Roger Fenton, the man who would make history as the photographer of the Crimean War, was raised in great comfort in England. He was born in Rochdale, Lancashire, on Ma ; his father was a Member of Parliament and a banker, and his grandfather was a cotton industrialist and also a banker.

The Queen’s Gallery at Buckingham Palace gives a welcome airing to the powerful Crimean War photographs of Roger Fenton. One of Roger Fenton’s most famous photographs – an eerily empty valley in the Crimea strewn with cannonballs – brilliantly captured the aftermath of the charge of the heavy brigade at Balaclava and the brutality of the Crimean War.

Roger Fenton Photographer of the Crimean War (Literature in Photography Series) by Roger Fenton and a great selection of related books, art and collectibles available now at. Roger Fenton, 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. 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. As TIME wrote, describing the works of noted Crimean War photographers like Roger Fenton, James Robertson, Felice Beato, and Carol Szathmari: "Their pictures might lack the often-brutal drama of modern war photography, but they nevertheless serve as compelling documentation of the look and, in a sense, the logistics of midth-century warfare.".

Roger Fenton was a pioneer of photography, who produced some of the best photographs of his era and was the first official war photographer. David Clark looks at his life and work Captain Dames of the royal Artillery leans against a wall in camp during the Crimean War, – ©Corbis.

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 Born: 28 MarchRochdale, Lancashire, England.

Roger Fenton, Photographer of the Crimean War: His Photographs and His Letters from the Crimea Roger Fenton, Helmut Gernsheim Secker & Warburg, - Crimean War. Fenton’s most widespread acclaim came inwith photographs of the Crimean War, a conflict in which British, French, Sardinian, and Turkish troops battled Russia’s attempt to expand its influence into European territory of the Ottoman empire.

Fenton was commissioned by the Manchester publisher Thomas Agnew & Sons to travel to the Crimea. In photography collector Helmut Gernsheim managed to track down a descendant of photographer Roger Fenton and scored one of the greatest coups of his career: Fenton’s own complete set of Crimean War photographs for a grand total of £ After closing the deal in the owner’s Farnborough garage, Gernsheim loaded the prints into the trunk of his Author: Courtney Reed.

Book is as advertised. This is a collection of photos taken during the Crimean War by Roger Fenton. These photographs are easily obtained on the internet. The author gives a well written brief introduction of the Crimean War and a short biography of Roger Fenton.

After this the book is pretty straight forward - pages and pages of pictures/5(6). Born into an upper-middle-class family,he studied painting in London and Paris in the s. Inhe took up photography, perhaps in response to the photographic exhibition at the first World’s Fair, at London’s Crystal Palace in Fenton’s photographs, like the Crimean War itself, teetered on the border between the past and modernity.

S omehow, the Crimean War of still seems raw. That might be down to modern conflicts in the same region re-opening old wounds, but it’s also because the Crimean War was the first war ever. In the annals of war photography, Roger Fenton stands with Mathew Brady, Alexander Gardener, and James Robertson as one of the pioneering spirits.

His name is ever linked to the Crimean War. The work he did in that period built his reputation and sustained him until his death in August