Eliot F. Porter

Eliot F. Porter

Fellow: Awarded 1941
Field of Study: Photography
Fellow: Awarded 1946
Field of Study: Photography

Competition: US & Canada

As published in the Foundation’s Report for 1941–42:

PORTER, ELIOT FURNESS:  Appointed for the making of a photographic record, in black and white and color, of certain species of birds in the United States; tenure, twelve months from April 1, 1941.

Born December 6, 1901, Hubbard Woods, Illinois. Education:  Harvard University, B.S., 1924, M.D., 1929.

Tutor in Biochemical Sciences, 1929–38, Research Associate, 1938, Harvard University.

Exhibitions:  One-man shows, An American Place, 1939, and Santa Fe Museum of Art, 1940. Exhibited in International Salon of Photography, Boston International Salon of Nature Photography.

Publications:  Photographs published in Twice A Year, U. S. Camera, Naturalist, Photo Technique, National Geographic Magazine. Awarded first prize for child picture by U. S. Camera, 1940.

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