Luminous-Lint - for collectors and connoisseurs of fine photography
HOME  BACK>>> Subscriptions <<< | Testimonials | Login | FREE NEWSLETTER

Getting around

 

HomeContentsVisual IndexesOnline ExhibitionsPhotographersGalleries and DealersThemes
AbstractEroticaFashionLandscapeNaturePhotojournalismPhotomontagePictorialismPortraitScientificStill lifeStreetWar
CalendarsTimelinesTechniquesLibrarySupport 
 

HomeContents > People > Photographers > Emmanuel Forchhammer

Dates:  1851, 12 March - 1890, 26 April
Born:  Switzerland
 
  

Preparing biographies

Further research

 
 Premium content for those who want to understand photography
 
References are available for subscribers.There is so much more to explore when you subscribe. 
Subscriptions 
 
Portraits 
  
If you have a portrait of this photographer or know of the whereabouts of one we would be most grateful. 
  
alan@luminous-lint.com
 
  
Family history 
  
If you are related to this photographer and interested in tracking down your extended family we can place a note here for you to help. It is free and you would be amazed who gets in touch. 
  
alan@luminous-lint.com
 
  
 
  

John Falconer, British Library 
A Biographical Dictionary of 19th Century Photographers in South and South-East Asia

 
Amateur, Burma
The son of a protestant pastor; educated in Switzerland and New Orleans; originally graduated and practised as a doctor, but turned to the study of languages and travelled extensively among the American Indians; to Leipzig, 1875, to study Sanskrit, Pali, Tibetan, Chinese and Arabic; appointed professor of Pali at Government High School, Rangoon, in 1879; pursued research into the sacred and vernacular texts of Burma; employed on archaeological investigations and made a survey (with photographs) of Arakan; surveyed temple ruins of Pagan in 1888.
 
Orientalist and Professor of Pali at the Government High School, Rangoon from 1879. Photographed extensively during his archaeological survey of Arakan.
 
Publications: Notes on the Shwe Dagon Pagoda (Rangoon, 1883); Antiquities of Arakan (Rangoon, 1892). 
  
 
  

Visual indexes

 
 Premium content for those who want to understand photography
 
Visual indexes for this photographer are available for subscribers.There is so much more to explore when you subscribe. 
Subscriptions 
 
  
 
  
 
  
HOME  BACK>>> Subscriptions <<< | Testimonials | Login | FREE NEWSLETTER
 Facebook LuminousLint 
 Twitter @LuminousLint