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HomeContents > People > Photographers > S.J. Sedgwick

Other: Prof. S.J. Sedgwick 
Active:  US
Stereoscopic photographer, backlists on stereoviews. Active: Newtown, N.Y. 
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Newtown, NY, US 
[6-8] "Publisher"; "From ...'s Illuminated Lectures". Gave lectures with lantern slides made from stereo halves; pub. a book of geography and history which was accompanied by one or more boxes of his views; also sold at least several dozen sets of views. Claimed to have been a member of the photographic corps of the U.P.R.R., and implied that he had taken the pictures. Examples are: "Union Pacific R.R. Stereoscopic Views Across the Continent, West from Omaha"; "Across the Continent"; "Date Creek & Laramie Series"; "New York City Series, Yachting in the Bay"; "Rocky Mountain Scenery-California Series"; "The Sunny Southland"; "China and the Chinese". Most views seen are U.S., 2 seen of "Central America" and single one of Quebec City, Canada. Total views offered probably around 600, all seen have been pirated copies. Examples of views scarce [15]; half-dozen lantern slides seen; one copy of his book known to exist (Treadwell Collection). Offered a 60-page catalog. 
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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