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HomeContents > People > Photographers > J. Jarvis

Other: J.F. Jarvis 
Other: John F. Jarvis 
Other: John Fillis Jarvis 
Joint: Holmes & Jarvis 
Dates:  1849 - 1931
Active:  US
Stereoscopic photographer, backlists on stereoviews. Active: Washington, D.C. 
Stereographs project 
Business locations 
Washington, DC, US 
[6-0] *[John F. Jarvis; also in partnership with Daniel R. Holmes in Washington, 70s] "Photographed and Published by..."; "Publisher"; "Dealer"; several addresses; "...'s Stereoscopic Views"; "Views of Washington & Vicinity", several B/Ls, offered catalog. Initially made his own views, issued ~400 fine DC area views, sometimes used blind-stamp. In 70s began pub. other workers' views; issued some of the negs. from the Wheeler Survey and also made card mts. for the Powell Survey; produced images for W.H. Jackson. By 90 such contract publishing was his main work as he became pub. for U&U. For ten years was the largest manufacturer in the United States although by that time he was making few if any new views. 
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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