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Other: George Francis Schreiber 
Active:  US
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Philadelphia, PA, US 
[5-0] *[George Francis Schreiber; names of sons and their part in the operation unknown] "Photographers of Animal Life"; listed 57-00. Issued outstanding series "Animal Studies from Nature", negs. persisted for over 20 years, some being CR 78 by J.W. Jarvis; some pub. by James Cremer; many views pirated and pub. illegally by "Best" series, etc. into the 80s. The top photog. studio of animals of the time; dogs, cats, poultry, race horses, other animals; many early negs. prob. by R. Glover; in 75, pub. fine series of Phila. zool. gardens to #40; non-animal views much rarer, but int. subjects such as German-Am. parade in Phila.; early views on SCMs, later on RMs. Schreiber started with Langenheims making talbotypes & glass views, set up own studio in 57; prob. formed partnership with Glover in Philadelphia, early 60s, ended in 66 when Glover went west & was killed; studio became Schreiber & Sons, included 6 family members & continued in business into 1920s. B. 04 Germany, D. 92 PA. SEE "Philadelphia Photographers 1840-1900" by William & Marie Brey. 
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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