Brandseph, Friedrich

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Brandseph, Friedrich Gender: M
Georg Friedrich Brandseph
born on 2 May 1826 at 02:30 (= 02:30 AM )
Place Stuttgart, Germany, 48n46, 9e11
Timezone LMT m9e11 (is local mean time)
Data source
BC/BR in hand
Rodden Rating AA
Collector: Scholfield
Astrology data s_su.18.gif s_taucol.18.gif 11°06' s_mo.18.gif s_piscol.18.gif 16°17 Asc.s_piscol.18.gif 02°48'

Friedrich Brandseph (Self-portrait, colour pencil drawing, 1851)


German visual artist, a silhouette-maker, painter, lithographer and photographer (from 1854). In the second half of the 19th century, his photo studio was the largest and most successful in Stuttgart, Württemberg and beyond. Brandseph temporarily employed 25 to 40 people in his studio, producing mostly portraits and architectural photos. He was the father of photographer Hermann Brandseph. Friedrich Brandseph died on 24 November 1915 in Kennenburg near Esslingen am Neckar at age 89.

Link to Wikipedia biography (German)


Source Notes

Sy Scholfield provided Lutheran Church birth and baptism entry (1826, page 86, no. 5), "den 2. Mai Morg. 2-3 Uhr" (2 May, between 2 and 3 o'clock in the morning). Birth place of Obertürkheim is the easternmost district of the city of Stuttgart.


  • Family : Parenting : Kids - Noted
  • Personal : Death : Long life more than 80 yrs (Age 89)
  • Vocation : Art : Commercial artist
  • Vocation : Art : Fine art artist
  • Vocation : Art : Photography
  • Vocation : Business : Business owner (Photo studio)