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Other: Isaac Rehn 
Other: Rehn & Co. 
Other: Rehn Gallery of Photography 
Dates:  1815 - 1883
Born:  US, PA
Died:  US, PA, York
Active:  US
Stereographs project 
Business locations 
Philadelphia, PA, US 
[5-0] [Isaac Rehn] "Rehn Gallery of Photography"; listed 58-00; pub rare [3 seen] stereo views attributed to "Dr. Fitzgibbon" of Indian ruins at Copan, Honduras; views are same as those made by Salvin of England which were pub. 63 by Smith, Beck & Beck of London; which man was the real photog. unknown but Salvin's look more like originals. 2 studio views of women seen, prob. stage performers; made mainly SI formats. Henry Odiorne also operated from Rehn's studio 59-61. Was painter before becoming photog.; held interest in Cutting's ambrotype patent & exhibited ambros at the Institute of American Manufactures in 56. Involved in photolithography from 58. Imprint also seen as "& Son". 
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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