Alexander Gardner

Photographer, Visual Artist

1821 – 1882

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Who was Alexander Gardner?

Alexander Gardner was a Scottish photographer who emigrated to the United States in 1856, where he began to work full-time in that profession. He is best known for his photographs of the American Civil War, U.S. President Abraham Lincoln, and the execution of the conspirators to Lincoln's assassination.

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Born
Oct 17, 1821
Paisley
Also known as
  • Alaxander Gardner
Nationality
  • United States of America
Profession
Died
Dec 10, 1882
Washington, D.C.

Submitted
on July 23, 2013

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