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HomeContents > People > Photographers > R. Newell

Other: Robert Newell 
Dates:  1822 - 1897
Active:  US
Stereographs project 
Business locations 
Philadelphia, PA, US 
[5-9] *[Robert Newell] "Landscape & General Business Photographers", "Publishers", "Photographed by..."; issued many series, often with B/Ls, 500+ overall; "Jerusalem and the Crucifixion" (of a cyclorama, B/L of 11 views on red/magenta CMs); "Chambersburg, destroyed by the Rebels under McCausland, July 30, 1864", (rare, 11 views on glass & yellow/yellow SCMs, photog. was Charles E. Meyer); "The Great Central Fair, Philadelphia, 1864", Art Gallery, Horticulture Dept., etc. on SCMs; "Fairmount Park Views", #'d 1 -138 & 1000 - 1018; many views of PA, NJ, DC, DE, genre, loc. homes, gardens, funeral wreaths, off-beat subjects such as cork model of St. Peters; also made glass views; merchandised views by Ropes, Anthony, Stacy, European photogs., etc., with Newell name overprinted. Originally frame-maker, opened studio in 55, exhibited Am. Inst. of Manufactures 56; became Newell & Son [Henry] in 72; rarely used blind-stamp; B. 22 Secaucus, NJ, D. 97 Phila.; son continued business into 1900s. SEE "Philadelphia Photographers 1840-1900" by William & Marie Brey. 
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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