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HomeContents > People > Photographers > James Cremer

Other: Cremer & Co. 
Joint: Cremer & Dillon 
Dates:  1821 - 1893
Born:  England, London
Died:  USA, Pennsylvania, Philadelphia
Active:  US
Stereographs project 
Business locations 
Philadelphia, PA, US 
[5-8] *"Photographer & Publisher of American Scenery for the Stereoscope"; "Photo Supply House", 6th & Chestnut St., 56-60; "Stereoscopic Emporium", 18 S. 8th St.; major pub. & dealer, views to 900's, some early ones on yellow SCMs; broad geographic coverage; pub. or sold views by other photogs. such as London Stereo, Anthony, Kilburn, Curtis, etc. Many groups & series: "Zoological Gardens, Philadelphia", negs. by Schreiber & Sons; "Hudson River Scenery", "Excelsior Series American Views"; "Views on the Pennsylvania Central Rail Road"; Franklin Institute Expo. in PA, 74, "New City Building, Views of Construction", 73-75; fine series on Great Sanitary Fair, Phila., 64, nicely tinted, incl. view of the Photograph Dept.; views of Fairmount Park, Water Works, etc.; Industrial Exhibition views, 74; pub. pirated views of Centennial Expo., Europe. B. London, England 21; 43 came to US; worked in NYC & Boston; 56 came to Phila.; listed as Cremer & Co. 61-66; in partnership with Dillon 68 till late 69; sold business & retired 82; D. Phila. 93. SEE STEREO WORLD "James Cremer, Philadelphia's Photographer" by William Brey, Vol. 6, No. 3 and "Philadelphia Photographers 1840-1900" by William & Marie Brey. Often found as Cremer & 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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