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Born: William Henry Illingworth 
Other: Illingworth 
Other: William H. Illingwoth 
Joint: Illingworth & Bill 
Dates:  1844, 20 September - 1893
Born:  England, Leeds
Active:  US
Stereoscopic photographer, backlists on stereoviews. Active: Dakota Terr.
English photographer who accompanied both Captain James L. Fisk's 1866 expedition to the Montana Territory and Lt. Colonel George Custer's 1874 U.S. military expedition into the Black Hills of the Dakota Territory (now western South Dakota). 
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St. Paul, MN, US 
[6-8] *[William H. Illingworth; also in partnership with McLeish in St. Paul, 70-80 & Byron Gurnsey in 60-70s] "Photographer"; "Seller"; "Published by..."; 517 North St.; 3 East 7th; and 111 E. 7th; "Photographs of Lake Superior Scenery" on CMs; "Minnesota & Upper Mississippi River", on RMs; "Stereographs of Minnesota Scenery"; "Stereographs of the Black Hills", 55 views of Custer's exped., etc. on RMs; "Views along the line of the Northern Pacific Railroad"; some may have come from other workers such as Caswell & Davy. B/Ls, ~900 regional views; some pub. under own label, some by Flower & Hawkins, Burrit & Pease, Huntington & Co., etc. B. 42, D. 93; listed in St. Paul 60-80. MAJOR COLLS.: 226 glass negs copied onto film; ref. prints avail. at MN Hist. Soc., Minneapolis Public Lib., & SD State Hist. Soc. Film copies split among these socs., prints avail. from whichever one holds negs of your area of interest. 
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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