|Other: Louis Herman Heller |
|Dates: ||1839 - 1928|
|Stereographs project |
Yreka, CA, US
Fort Jones, CA, US
[6-9] [Louis Herman Heller] "Photographer"; "Stereoscopic Views"; genre & scy., uncommon
, Fort Jones area, mining, etc.; first to
record Modoc War with 24 views on RMs in 73,
negs. later obtained by C.E. Watkins; first to
pub. his views in a national journal. B. Hesse
Darmstadt, Germany, 8/11/39; thought to have
been in NY, 55 and in 62 reached Yreka;
naturalized 64; 64 established his own studio in
Yreka but by 69 had relocated to Fort Jones and
remained there until 00; was druggist and
embalmer; also served as Justice of the Peace
and Postmaster of Fort Jones; D. 6/25/28, and
reportedly destroyed all his negs shortly before
his demise; Heller home and studio still stands
on Main Street, Fort Jones.
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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