Reputations made and lost: the writing of histories of early twentieth-century British photography and the case of Walter Benington

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Crow, Robert;
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Walter Benington (1872-1936) was a major British photographer, a member of the Linked Ring and a colleague of international figures such as F H Evans, Alfred Stieglitz, Edward Steichen and Alvin Langdon Coburn. He was also a noted portrait photographer whose sitters inc... View more
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    Walter Benington, The Church of England (1903) Platinum. 195 x 145 mm. RPS collection, gift of A L Coburn (1930) (photo: RPS). See also Plate I

    Beaumont Newhall, Installation photograph of Herbert Matter's entrance installation for 'Photography 1839-1937.' Gelatine silver print, 1937 (photo: Museum of Modern Art, New York)*

    Willi Ruge - Poster for FiFo - Film und Foto - Internationale Ausstellung des Deutschen Werkbunds, Stuttgart, 1929 (photo: Museum of Modern Art, New York)*

    Beaumont Newhall. Photography 1839-1937 (New York: MoMA, 1937) Front Cover. (photo: Museum of Modern Art, New York)*

    Beaumont Newhall, Photography, 1839-1937 (New York: MoMA) Title page (photo: Museum of Modern Art, New York)*

    George Davison, The Onion Field (1889) Photogravure print 154 x 205 mm. Gift of Alvin Langdon Coburn GEH NEG: 23472. 67:0080:0006 (photo: George Eastman House) H P Robinson, Morning Mists (1893) from Die Kunst in der Photographie 1902 (photo: courtesy PhotoSeed Archive) A Horsley Hinton, Threatening Weather (1901) from Photographische Rundschau (photo: courtesy PhotoSeed Archive)

    Walter Benington, Fleet Street (1897) from Amateur Photographer 16 June 1908: 608. See also Plate II Fred Holland Day, Nubian Chief (1897) Platinum print 207 x 184 mm. Gift of 3M Company: ex-collection Louis Walton Sipley GEH NEGS: 28794 25877. 77:0211:0001 (photo: George Eastman House)

    Edward Steichen, In Memoriam (1901, printed 1904) Gum over platinum print 498 x 403 mm. Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York, Alfred Stieglitz Collection, 1933. Accession Number: 33.43.48 (photo: Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York) *

    Fred Holland Day, Beauty is Truth (1900) Photogravure. 187 x 172 mm, The Camera Club, New York. Gift of Albert Boni. Object number 115.1944.1 (photo: Museum of Modern Art, New York)*

    Walter Benington, Keeper of the Harem (nd) from Amateur Photographer, 16 June 1908: 598

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