|Dates: ||1832 - 1909|
|Born: ||England, Southampton|
|Died: ||US, UT, Salt Lake City|
English-born photographer who emigrated to the USA in the winter of 1855-1856. He became a prominent photographer of the American west, being the first to photograph the landscape of what would later become Zion National Park. He photographed in Utah with George Ottinger and took one of the seminal photographs of the American West when he recorded the driving of the Golden Spike at Promontory Summit on May 10, 1869.
|Stereographs project |
Salt Lake City, UT, US
*[Charles R. Savage; also in partnership with
Ottinger in Salt Lake City, 67-70s] "Illustrated by..."; "Photo."; "Photographer and Publisher";
"Pioneer Art Gallery". Outstanding, durable
area worker who made 300+ fine & important views
of scy., activities. Issued several series:
"Views of the Great West, from the Missouri
River to the Pacific Ocean"; "Arizona
Illustrated"; "Union Pacific Railroad"; "Utah
Series"; "Photographic Scenes in Utah, Arizona,
Montana, Idaho & Wyoming Territories"; "Groups
of Indians & Portraits of the Representative Men
of Utah"; "Central Pacific Railroad"; made views
of the ceremonies, 69 in which the Central
Pacific & Union Pacific lines were joined;
Indians, construction, laborers, etc.; views of
Grand Canyon, Hopi Mesas, Yuma (negs. by E.O.
Beaman). Also made SI formats. B. England 32;
emigrated to NY, 57; started photog. business in
Council Bluffs, IA, then travelled with the
Mormons to Salt Lake City, 61 where he est. a
studio; worked initially for Marsena Cannon;
listed in Salt Lake City, 65-00; D. 09.
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)
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