Art & Art History ETDs

Author

Bill Jay

Publication Date

11-23-1976

Abstract

This dissertation examines Francis Bedford's ancestry, his early careers in architecture and lithography, and the growth of his reputation as a landscape and architectural photographer; it explores his photographic techniques and concepts, reflected in the views of exhibition notices and society discussions; it reviews Bedford's photographs in the form of single prints, cartes-de-visite, stereographs and tipped-in book illustrations; it describes the circumstances and achievements of his Royal tour; it traces his influence through the work of his son, William, and his other known associates.

Language

English

Document Type

Dissertation

Degree Name

Art History

Level of Degree

Doctoral

Department Name

UNM Department of Art and Art History

First Committee Member (Chair)

Van Deren Coke

Second Committee Member

Thomas F. Barrow

Fourth Committee Member

Beaumont Newhall

Keywords

photography, landscape photography, wet-plate photography, Francis Bedford, photography--England

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