Introduction
James Wallace Black (February 10, 1825 – January 5, 1896), known professionally as J.W. Black, was an early American photographer whose career was marked by experimentation and innovation.
Wikidata
Q289479
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Introduction
From 1846 to 1848, Black learned the daguerreotype process at the studio of John A. Lerow, Boston. In 1850, Black met photographer John Adams Whipple and the two men formed a partnership called Whipple & Black in Boston. The collaboration lasted from 1856 to 1859. In 1860, Black took the first aerial photographs of Boston. In the same year, he also formed a partnership with another photographer named Case, beginning a collaboration that lasted until the 1870s. The two men introduced porcelain photographs during this time. In 1872, Black photographed the Boston fire.
Nationality
American
Gender
Male
Roles
Artist, Inventor, Photographer
Names
James Wallace Black, James Black
Ulan
500006013
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