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Other: J. Moran 
Joint: Moran & Storey 
Dates:  1821 - 1903
Born:  England, Lancashire, Bolton
Died:  USA, Pennsylvania
American photographer.
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Business locations 
Philadelphia, PA, US 
Rome, PA, US 
[5-8] *[Also in partnerships with Kindler in 59, J. Story in Phila. ~64] "Artist & Photographer" "Photographed by..."; listed 67-77 Phila., but active 59-86. 806 Coates St., Phila. One of the best & most prolific early photogs; B. England 31; arrived US 44, was originally painter; issued "White Mountain Scenery"; "Scenery of the Allegheny Mountains and Pennsylvania Central R. R."; "Landscape Studies in Pennsylvania"; etc.; many fine scenics of PA, NH, Phila. Sanitary Fair 64, rare glass views of Phila. scy., etc.; #s to 700s, but uncommon and often badly faded. Was expedition photog. with Comm. Selfridge to Isthmus of Darien, Panama 71; with US astronomers to South Africa & Tasmania to observe transit of Venus, 74. Active in Photographic Society of Phila.; contributor to "Phila. Photographer". Career locations uncertain but based largely in Phila.; briefly in Rome, PA; may have been based briefly in Boston. Both early (44-59) & late (85+) life largely unknown, D. 03. Used variety of card formats from yellow/yellow SCMs to orange/pink RMs; rarely used blind-stamp "J. Moran." 
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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