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Born: Charles Lutwidge Dodgson 
Other: Rev. Charles Dodgson 
Other: Reverend Charles Dodgson 
Dates:  1832, 27 January - 1898, 14 January
Born:  Great Britain, Cheshire, Daresbury
Died:  Great Britain, Surrey, Guildford
Active:  Great Britain
 
  
English mathematician, author of "Alice in Wonderland" and a number of classics of children‘s literature, and photographer.

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Lewis Carroll
Charles Lutwidge Dodgson 
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Wikipedia has a biography of this photographer.Show on this siteGo to website
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
Grove Art Online (www.groveart.com) has a biography of this artist. 
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The Cleveland Museum of Art, USA has a biography on this photographer. [Scroll down the page on this website as the biography may not be immediately visible.]Show on this siteGo to website
 

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Rev. Charles Lutwidge Dodgson: aka Lewis Carroll 
http://www.people.virginia.edu ... 
  
Lewis Carroll 
http://libweb2.princeton.edu ... 
Princeton University Library - Department of Rare Books and Special Collections has several photograph albums. 
  
 

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.54 [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 Lewis Carroll.] 
  
• Witkin, Lee D. and Barbara London 1979 The Photograph Collector’s Guide (London: Secker and Warburg) p.108-109 [Long out of print but an essential reference work - the good news is that a new edition is in preparation.] 
  
 

Useful printed stuff

If there is an analysis of a single photograph or a useful self portrait I will highlight it here.

 
• Gruber, Renate and L. Fritz Gruber 1982 The Imaginary Photo Museum (New York: Harmony Books) p.244 
  
• Newhall, Beaumont 1982 The History of Photography - Fifth Edition (London: Secker & Warburg) [One or more photographs by Lewis Carroll are included in this classic history.] 
  
 
  
 
  
 
  
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