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Born: George Howard Johnson 
Joint: Starr & Johnson 
Dates:  1823 - ?
Born:  US, NY, New York City
Active:  US
One of the key Daguerreotypists and photographers of the Californian Gold Rush. He was active in San Francisco and Salt Lake City. 
Stereographs project 
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San Francisco, CA, US 
Sacramento, CA, US 
[4-8] [George Howard Johnson] Views rare, made stereodags. B. NY, 23; D. NY, 79 ; one of CA's finest dag. makers. Active Sacramento 49-51, San Francisco 52 until at least 64, where he operated a portrait gallery; said to have returned to NY in early 70s; several partnerships, with Shaw 52, Selleck 52-53 and Starr in San Francisco, ~54. SEE Palmquist, "The Stereo Daguerreotype in San Francisco", Stereo World, v. 6, # 2. 
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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