Stereoscopic photographer, backlists on stereoviews. Active: Painesville, Ohio
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Portsmouth, OH, US
Painesville, OH, US
[7-8] "Published by...", "View Artist"; P.O. Box, No. 817, Painesville, Box 196 Portsmouth; "400
good negatives of my own"; "Specialties --
School & School Houses"; latter career spent
much time traveling as "Faze the Rambler" and
"The Rambling View Artist"; "Faze's Stereoscopic
Rambles"; "Faze's Stereoscopic Journeys";
"Nelson Ledges"; "Home Views"; "Grand River"; broad coverage with generally fine views, mostly
scy., some animals/birds; B/Ls, most on CMs,
desc. on back, used very over-sized cards,
odd-shaped prints, and striking printing; made a
fine and unusual series "while on a round trip
on the steamer Golden Crown, from Cincinnati to
New Orleans ...1878", 200+ views, incl. several
on board ship, 60 of New Orleans, people, jazz
band, etc.; also sold views of other photogs.
"Views 35 cents/ea. or $3/doz."; offered
catalog. At Painesville first, Portsmouth
later; during boat journeys he occasionally
stopped off to photograph family groups,
residences, schools, etc.; how many boat trips
he made is not known.
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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