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Frances Benjamin Johnston

American photographer

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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