Stereoscopic photographer, backlists on stereoviews. Active: Keene, N.H.
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Keene, NH, US
[6-0] *[Jotham A. French; also in partnership
with Henry G. Peabody in Hanover, ~75 and with
D.H. Sawyer in Keene, 60s-70s] "Photographer,
Publisher and Artist", "Portrait and Landscape
Photographer"; "Wholesale and Retail Dealer in
Stereoscopic Views"; "4,000 Views";
"Established 1861"; No. 10 Bridgman's Block; views common; long-time, prolific, fine New
England photog. & pub.; initially in
partnership with D.H. Sawyer; took over
operation alone in 70's. General New England
coverage with many special series such as
"Monadnock Mountain" B/L, 70 views; "Views of
Charleston, New Hampshire", to 42 on yellow
SCMs; "Gems for the Stereoscope, Series No. 3",
"Miscellaneous Subjects"; "Royalston, MA";
"Marblehead Neck, MA, July 1880"; "Bellows Falls
Scenery"; "Lawrence and Haverhill Select
Excursion Party"; Mill River flood views; later
in career issued many pirated, such as 76
Centennial series, FL views, European copied
from a variety of photogs; advt. 25›/ea. or
$2.50/dozen; catalog offered, but none seen;
however issued many B/Ls; some series pub.
without attribution by Goldsmith & Lazelle of
Springfield, MA; many other outlets such as P.S.
& S. Batcheller & hotels & resorts in the area.
Doubtless used many cameramen, some credited
like O.P. Baston in 89.
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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