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Herbert George Ponting

male / British
Qualifications
photographer, cinematographer
Nationality/school
British
Born
Salisbury (Wiltshire) 1870-03-21/1871
Deceased
London (England) 1935
Biographical information
Period of activity
1910
Active in
  • China
  • India
  • Rusland
    fotografeerde tijdens Japans-Russische oorlog
  • Japan
    fotografeerde tijdens Japans-Russische oorlog
  • Antarctica
    vergezelde Captain Robert Scott op Antartica-expeditie
born in
active in
died in
Subjects
This field specifies the various subject categories or genres that constitute the oeuvre of the artist in question. The contents of this field are generally based more on the documentation available at the RKD than on the literature.
expedition photography, travel photography
Survey Photography
Comment
Did commission work in China and India, as well of the Russo-Japanese
War. By 1910 he was established as the leading travel photographer of
the time. He was invited to accompany Captain Robert Scott as a
photographer to his ill-fated British Antartic Expedition.
Stagings (1986) states: 1871-1935.
Christie's (1994) states: 1871-1935.
Odysse (1988) states: 1870-1935
Dictionnaire (1996) states: 1871-1935?1
Jeffrey (1998) states: born 1871.
Entered on: 1996-10-02; Modification on: 2017-03-30

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