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Joseph Benenate photograph

 Collection — Frame: 1
Identifier: RITArc-0248

Scope and Contents

The Joseph Benenate photograph collection contains one color image of the English Lake District. The landscape image depicts Keswick in the mid 1980s. Entitled "To Norman," the photo was given to Norman Biggart. Biggart was a 1949 graduate of RIT with a degree in photography.

Dates

  • circa 1985

Creator

Conditions Governing Access

This collection is open to researchers.

Biographical / Historical

Joseph Benenate was born September 1, 1923 in Woburn, Massachusetts. He graduated from the Massachusetts College of Art. In 1972 he came to RIT and taught color, design, and photography in the School of Photographic Arts and Sciences. Benenate traveled the world and exhibited his photographs at the Vatican Library gallery, Oxford University, and the University of Glasgow.

In particular, he was known for his photos of the English Lake District. A collection of Benenate's photography is held by the Bibliotheque Nationale in Paris. Joseph Benenate died April 15, 1994 in Woburn at age 70.

Extent

1 Item(s) (1 Framed photo)

Language

English

Overview

Photograph by RIT professor Joseph Benenate. Benenate taught in the School of Photographic Arts and Sciences.

Arrangement

Collection consists of one photograph.

Physical Location

East wall, Shelf 46

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Accession number(s): 03:6

The Joseph Benenate photograph was gifted to RIT in October, 1999 by RIT graduate Norman B. Biggart.

Dimensions

Framed photograph is 9 x 11 inches

Processing Information

Finding aid created by Amy Vilz in September 2011.
Title
Joseph Benenate photograph
Subtitle
RIT Archives
Status
Published
Author
Amy Vilz
Date
13 September 2011
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Language of description note
English

Repository Details

Part of the RIT Archive Collections Repository

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