|Other: Purviance's Photograph Rooms |
Other: William T. Purviance
|Stereographs project |
Pittsburgh, PA, US
Philadelphia, PA, US
New York, NY, US
[6-8] *"Photographed & Published by..."; 1929 N. 12th St., 79; important and prolific worker;
official photog. for Penn. Central RR in 67;
worked primarily in PA, some in NY. Many
series: "American Scenery"; "Scenery of the
Pennsylvania Railroad", "The Scenery of the
Philadelphia & Erie R.R.", "Northern Central
Railway", etc.; Havana Glen; 800+ common views of scenery, towns, R.R. equipment, few genre,
animals, hunting/fishing; title often written
into neg.; views extensively pirated. Also seen
as Purviance Photo Co.
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)
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