Find out more about the greatest 19th Century Photographers, including Lewis Carroll, Man Ray, Eadweard Muybridge, Dorothea Lange and Alfred Stieglitz.
Lewis CarrollLewis Carroll
27 January 1832, British
Author, Mathematician and Photographer
Man RayMan Ray
27 August 1890, American
Modernist Artist

Alfred Stieglitz Alfred Stieglitz
01 January 1864, American

Nicéphore NiépceNicéphore Niépce
07 March 1765, French
Creator of World's First Permanent Photographic

Edward WestonEdward Weston
24 March 1886, American

Edward Steichen Edward Steichen
27 March 1879, American
Henry Fox TalbotHenry Fox Talbot
11 February 1800, British

Berenice AbbottBerenice Abbott
17 July 1898, American
American photographer

Alfred EisenstaedtAlfred Eisenstaedt
06 December 1898, German
Father of Photojournalism

09 September 1899, French, Hungarian, Romanian
Mário de AndradeMário de Andrade
09 October 1893, Brazilian

Auguste LumièreAuguste Lumière
19 October 1862, French
Inventor of cinematograph
Andre KerteszAndre Kertesz
02 July 1894, Hungarian

Constantin BrancusiConstantin Brâncuși
19 February 1876, Romanian

Eadweard MuybridgeEadweard Muybridge
09 April 1830, British
Photographer, Inventor
Dorothea LangeDorothea Lange
26 May 1895, American
Journalist, Photographer, Artist, Photojournalist

Tokugawa YoshinobuTokugawa Yoshinobu
28 October 1837, Japanese
Photographer, Shogun
Fridtjof NansenFridtjof Nansen
10 October 1861, Norwegian
Zoologist, Polar explorer, Diplomat, Explorer,

12 June 1899, American
Photographer, Photojournalist, Journalist

Mathew BradyMathew Brady
18 May 1822, American
Photographer, War photographer, Photojournalist,
George GroszGeorge Grosz
26 July 1893, German, American
Painter, Draughtsperson, Photographer, University

László Moholy-NagyLászló Moholy-Nagy
20 July 1895, Hungarian
Naser al-Din Shah QajarNaser al-Din Shah Qajar

Julia Margaret CameronJulia Margaret Cameron
11 June 1815, British

Lewis HineLewis Hine
26 September 1874, American
Sociologist, Photographer, Artist

Guillermo KahloGuillermo Kahlo
26 October 1871, Mexican
Edward S. CurtisEdward S. Curtis
16 February 1868, American
Photographer, Anthropologist
Sukumar RaySukumar Ray
30 October 1887, Indian
Photographer, Poet, Writer, Illustrator,

Alexander RodchenkoAlexander Rodchenko
05 December 1891, Russian
Painter, Photographer, Sculptor, Architect,

Claude CahunClaude Cahun
25 October 1894, French
Artist, Photographer, Writer

Theo van DoesburgTheo van Doesburg
30 August 1883, Dutch
Poet, Painter, Architect, Writer, Graphic
06 April 1820, French

John HeartfieldJohn Heartfield
19 June 1891, German
Photographer, Painter, Poster artist

E. J. BellocqE. J. Bellocq
1873 AD, American

Paul StrandPaul Strand
16 October 1890, American
Photographer, Film director, Cinematographer

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Felice BeatoFelice Beato
1832 AD, British
photographer, journalist, war photographer,
Robert CorneliusRobert Cornelius
01 March 1809, American

Karl BlossfeldtKarl Blossfeldt
13 June 1864, German
photographer, sculptor, professor
Charles DemuthCharles Demuth
08 November 1883, American
Painter, Photographer

Eugène AtgetEugène Atget
12 February 1857, French
Photographer, Artist

Frank HurleyFrank Hurley
15 October 1885, Australian
Explorer, Photographer, War photographer,
William Henry JacksonWilliam Henry Jackson
04 April 1843, American
Painter, Photographer, Explorer, Artist,

Ben ShahnBen Shahn
12 September 1898, American
Photographer, Painter
Nickolas MurayNickolas Muray
15 February 1892, American
Photographer, Fencer

Wilson BentleyWilson Bentley
09 February 1865, American
Farmer, Photographer, Meteorologist

William Friese-GreeneWilliam Friese-Greene
07 September 1855, British
Photographer, Inventor

William Kennedy DicksonWilliam Kennedy Dickson
03 August 1860, British
Inventor, Film director, Film producer,

Duchenne de BoulogneDuchenne de Boulogne
17 September 1806, French
Photographer, Neurologist, Physician
Gertrude KäsebierGertrude Käsebier
18 May 1852, American

Oscar Gustave RejlanderOscar Gustave Rejlander
1813 AD, British
photographer, painter

Napoleon SaronyNapoleon Sarony
1821 AD, Canadian
lithographer, photographer

Fernand KhnopffFernand Khnopff
12 September 1858, Belgian
Painter, Sculptor, Photographer, Philosopher,
Alvin Langdon CoburnAlvin Langdon Coburn
11 June 1882, British, American

Carleton WatkinsCarleton Watkins
11 November 1829, American
Henry Peach RobinsonHenry Peach Robinson
09 July 1830

John ThomasJohn Thomas

Erwin BlumenfeldErwin Blumenfeld
26 January 1897, German
Wilhelm HumboldtWilhelm Humboldt
18 September 1856, German

Alexander GardnerAlexander Gardner
17 October 1821, American
photographer, war photographer
Charles-Émile ReynaudCharles-Émile Reynaud
08 December 1844, French
Draughtsperson, Photographer, Film director,

Tōyō MiyatakeTōyō Miyatake
1895 AD, American