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HomeContents > People > Photographers > J.S. Mitchell

Other: John S. Mitchell 
Joint: Mitchell & DeWaal 
Active:  US
Stereographs project 
Business locations 
Old Orchard Beach, ME, US 
Cambridge, MA, US 
Boston, MA, US 
Jacksonville, FL, US 
[6-7] [John S. Mitchell, who also worked in partnership with A.N. Hardy in Boston & Charles N. DeWall in Jacksonville, FL] "Photographer"; 659 Washington St., Boston; Harvard Square, Cambridge. B. 41, Portland, ME; by 55 was working in S.L. Carlton's daguerrean studio there. Moved to Boston 61 to partnership with A.N. Hardy, then worked alone starting in 63. Sometimes used photog. ID/date stamp on back of views; 1 seen dtd 75 on orange/pink CM. Started going to FL in winters starting about 78, moved there permanently 81 in partnership with DeWall at 85 1/2 West Bay St. Worked alone at 77 1/2 West Bay St. 84-86. In ME & MA issued scarce views of loc. scy.; also made SI formats. In FL issued about 200 views on CMs of area scy. such as fruit groves, Indians, forests, beach, etc., most while in partnership with DeWall so authorship of images is questionable. In FL, Ashmeade Bros. book store was major outlet. Listed in Cambridge 65-66 and Boston 70, 72-78. Imprint also seen as "& Co.". 
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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