DAC Collection Artist Information
Frances Benjamin Johnston
Brief biography, in most instances from the Union List of Artist Names® Online:
Johnston was the first recognized female press photographer in the United States. She was associated with the Photo-Secession and the Camera Club on New York. In 1909, Johnston began a series of photographs documenting historic buildings and gardens in the southern United States.
Artist ID number in the Union List of Artist Names®: ULAN 500009325.
The ULAN link above leads to a cataloging authority record at the Getty Research Institute.
Objects related to Frances Benjamin Johnston:
|Frances Benjamin Johnston||White House Conservatory, 1889||Albumen print|
|Frances Benjamin Johnston||Georgetown Convent, Washington, D.C., ca. 1895-1900||Albumen print on photographic paper on mount|
|Frances Benjamin Johnston||Untitled [Carlisle Indian School metal shop, Carlisle, Pennsylvania], ca. 1901||Gelatin silver print on photographic paper|
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