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Other: H. Ropes 
Active:  US
Stereoscopic photographer, backlists on stereoviews. Active: New York, N.Y. 
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New York City, NY, US 
*"Publisher of American and Foreign Stereoscopic Views (At Wholesale Only)"; "Manufacturers of Stereoscopes with recent improvements"; "Manufacturers of Patent Combination, Stereo & Graphs". Important early producer & marketer of views; seem to have taken some of own photos but mostly bought or pirated from others. Dozens of series: "Oil Region Views"; "Central Park, NY, 1st Series, 1866"; "Central Park, NY 2nd Series, 1868"; "Union Pacific R.R. Stereoscopic Views"; offered a line of 50 different views of Yosemite, negs. prob. from the J.S. Moulton Co., ~80s; issued wide variety by other makers, Anthony, etc.; many B/Ls, ~4,000 views, national in scope; scenery, genre, comics, animals/birds; pub. ~100 Anthony views of the civil war without attribution; also sold views from Europe such as LSC, Braun, G.W. Wilson, etc. 
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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