|Stereographs project |
Galveston, TX, US
 Existed from ~00 to ~07, when it became the International Photographic Association, with
CAMERA CRAFT magazine as its voice. It
circulated amateur photos, including stereo, in
albums; the 3 views seen by TKT are all from
album 9, with #s to 20, and makers identified as
Smith, Voit, and Overman. The work is good
amateur quality, and the CMs are very
professionally printed on the backs. G.C.
Kirkland of Denver, CO is listed as Pres.; poss.
related to photogs. George W. and Charles D
Kirkland of Denver of the 70-00s. Fayette J.
Clute of San Francisco is listed as Sec.; he is
well-known as a major west-coast amateur. Dr.
C.H. Gardner is listed as Director of the
Stereoscopic Division, with addresses of The
Marine Hospital both in Key West, FL and
Galveston, TX; a C.H. Gardner is listed in
Albany, NY at about this time period;
relationship unknown. Views under the
International Photographic Association,
Stereoscopic Division, also scarce; good
photographers like Julius Wendt of Albany, NY
participated. For further info, SEE article by
M.F. Carrick, STEREO WORLD Vol. 8, #4.
T.K. Treadwell & William C. Darrah (Compiled by), Wolfgang, Sell (Updated by), 11/28/2003, Photographers of the United States of America, (National Stereoscopic Association)
|Credit: National Stereoscopic Association with corrections and additions by Alan Griffiths and others.|
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