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Born: John Dudley Johnston 
Dates:  1868 - 1955
Born:  Great Britain, Liverpool
Died:  UK, London
Active:  Great Britain / Switzerland
 
  
Johnston was a remarkable man, fulfilling the roles of President, Curator and main architect of the RPS Collection, as well as being a highly respected pictorial photographer in his own right. He was a link between photographers of all countries and all persuasions, a visionary and a man with a passion for research and for dissemination of information. Linked Ring Brotherhood
 
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John Dudley Johnston 
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Getty Research, Los Angeles, USA has an ULAN (Union List of Artists Names Online) entry for this photographer. This is useful for checking names and they frequently provide a brief biography. Go to website
 

Printed biographies

The following books are useful starting points to obtain brief biographies but they are not substitutes for the monographs on individual photographers.

 
• Auer, Michele & Michel 1985 Encyclopedie Internationale Des Photographes de 1839 a Nos Jours / Photographers Encylopaedia International 1839 to the present (Hermance, Editions Camera Obscura) 2 volumes [A classic reference work for biographical information on photographers.] 
  
• Beaton, Cecil & Buckland, Gail 1975 The Magic Eye: The Genius of Photography from 1839 to the Present Day (Boston and Toronto: Little, Brown & Company) p.124 [Useful short biographies with personal asides and one or more example images.] 
  
• Lenman, Robin (ed.) 2005 The Oxford Companion to the Photograph (Oxford: Oxford University Press)  [Includes a short biography on J. Dudley Johnston.] 
  
 
  
 
  
 
  
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