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