Peter Henry Emerson | the artist




The artist Peter Henry Emerson
Born May 3 1856, La Palma, Cuba.
Died May 12 1936 Falmouth, England.

Style and technique of the artist: Photography,


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Emerson purchased his first camera in 1882. It was to be used as a tool on outings with his birding partner, the Ornithologist A.T. Evans. He studied photography as a science in conjunction with physics and chemistry at Cambridge University.
Works by the artist
Works in the George Eastman House collection
Works in the MOMA collection
A Rushy Shore


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