Dating nineteenth century photographs

12-Jun-2017 23:16

D’Arcy is also Project Photo Conservator, performing treatments such as mending tears, humidifying rolled or folded items, as well as care of cased photographs, including mending damaged cases and cleaning or replacing deteriorating or broken glass.Over the past few months we have been cataloguing our collection of photographs of the College, these have included photographs of royal visits, College ceremonies and the RCPE’s buildings on Queen Street, dating from the late nineteenth century to today.His artistic leanings were not limited to the erudite, however.A passion for the theater led him to both sides of the stage.In January of 1858, he enlisted in the New England Guard before joining the National Guard where he achieved the rank of Captain.He was honorably discharged from the Guard in March of 1860.

In these albums, Dexter used his camera to record the ruins and architectural glories of Italy and Egypt as well as an occasional moonlit landscape. Time and again, he documented the appearance of his friends and families, posing them in their environments or in more formal stances.His studies continued in the architectural studio of Hector Lefuel (1810-1880) at the L’École des Beaux Arts in Paris.In 1855, he was admitted to the Massachusetts bar and entered his family’s law practice at 9 Court Square in Boston. (1835-1915) and John Quincy Adams (1833-1894) and dabbled briefly in Republican and progressive politics.Independently wealthy, Arthur Dexter spent much of the 1860s and 1870s in Europe where he devoted himself to the study of the fine arts and .His profession was often cited as “art amateur” and his drawings and paintings were admired by contemporaries.

In these albums, Dexter used his camera to record the ruins and architectural glories of Italy and Egypt as well as an occasional moonlit landscape. Time and again, he documented the appearance of his friends and families, posing them in their environments or in more formal stances.His studies continued in the architectural studio of Hector Lefuel (1810-1880) at the L’École des Beaux Arts in Paris.In 1855, he was admitted to the Massachusetts bar and entered his family’s law practice at 9 Court Square in Boston. (1835-1915) and John Quincy Adams (1833-1894) and dabbled briefly in Republican and progressive politics.Independently wealthy, Arthur Dexter spent much of the 1860s and 1870s in Europe where he devoted himself to the study of the fine arts and .His profession was often cited as “art amateur” and his drawings and paintings were admired by contemporaries.While in Rome and Paris, Dexter participated in the social life of the American expatriate circle and his name appears in the reminiscences of Henry James (1843-1916), Edith Wharton (1862-1937), William Wetmore Story (1819-1895), Thomas Adolphus Trollope (1810-1892), and others. almost romantic in their rarity.” Upon his return to the United States, Dexter parlayed his knowledge of the arts into a series of articles on literary and artistic matters for various publications.