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Roger Fenton

 (1819 - 1869)
Roger Fenton was active/lived in England.  Roger Fenton is known for War photography.

Biography   Roger Fenton

Roger Fenton (28 March 1819 - 8 August 1869) was a pioneering British photographer, one of the first war photographers.

Roger Fenton was born in Crimble Hall, then within the parish of Bury, Lancashire, on 28 March 1819. His grandfather was a wealthy cotton manufacturer and banker, his father a banker and Member of Parliament. Fenton was the fourth of seven children by his father's first marriage. His father had 10 more children by his second wife.

In 1838 Fenton went to University of Oxford where he graduated in 1840 with a "first class" Bachelor of Arts degree, having studied English, mathematics, Greek and Latin. In 1841, he began to study law at University College, evidently sporadically as he did not qualify as a solicito   ...  Displaying 750 of 4990 characters.

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