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Other: John Payson Soule 
Other: John Soule 
Dates:  1828 - 1904
Active:  US
Stereoscopic photographer, backlists on stereoviews. Active: Boston, Mass.
Took stereoviews of the fire at Portland, Maine (1866) and the fire in Boston, Massachusetts (1872). 
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Business locations 
Boston, MA, US 
Seattle, WA, US 
*[John Payson Soule] "Photographer"; "Publisher"; 130 Tremont St. & 109 & 199 Washington St., Boston; 528 Broadway, Seattle. Listed in Boston 59-65 as photog.; later as pub. Major stereo photog. & pub., 1,400+ views, took early ones himself, primarily northeast & genre, city & rural scenics, Boston Fire 72, Portland, ME Fire 66; many of later series pub. were from purchased negs. such as Niagara Falls by George Curtiss, SC by Barnard, CA series, #1066-1325 by Hazeltine, etc.; war views prob. purchased from James W. Campbell; "Skeleton Leaves"; several cats. & B/Ls; also made much rarer SI formats. Moved to Seattle, WA ~82, made scarce SI photos there, #s known to 132, some CR 93, Indians, scy., logging. Older brother of W.S. Soule & brother-in-law of Horatio G. Smith, Boston photog. Sold stereo negs. to B.W. Kilburn of NH ~78, rest of business ~83 to Soule Photograph Co., "successor to John P. Soule", operated by brother William S. Soule & William B. Everett, which produced lantern slides, broad coverage, #s to 5,000, no stereos seen. B. 28, Phillips, ME; D. Seattle, WA 08. SEE NSA monograph on John P. Soule. Major collections, T.K. Treadwell, A. Griscom, D. Klein; family history, Charles F. Gangel. 
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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