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Robert MacPherson

 (1811 - 1872)
Robert MacPherson was active/lived in United Kingdom, Italy, Scotland.  Robert MacPherson is known for Photography.

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In Photos: Remembering Architectural Photographer Robert Macpherson
 
February 27, 2011 /Photography News/

Born 197 years ago today, on February 27, 1814, Robert Turnbull Macpherson was a Scottish artist and photographer who worked in Rome, Italy in the 19th century.

During his initial years in Rome, Macpherson practiced his art as a painter.  While records exist of several works between 1840 and 1845, his only known surviving work is a large oil painting of the Roman Campagna, dated 1842.  In addition to painting, he worked as an art dealer.

In 1851, having failed to achieve notice as a painter, Macpherson turned to the new art of photography, using albumin on glass negatives.  By 1856   ...  Displaying 750 of 2859 characters.

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