|Dates: ||1830 - 1910|
|Born: ||England, Liverpool|
|Died: ||US, PA, Philadelphia|
|Stereographs project |
Philadelphia, PA, US
[4-0] *"Photographer for Wheeler Survey, 72";
1200 Chestnut St. Important & long-standing US
photog., best known for his work with George
Wheeler's "Expedition of 1872", output broken
down into several series; also issued "American
Scenery". Started as daguerreotypist working
with James E. McClees & John Keenan, 48;
exhibited American Manufactures Institute in 51;
opened his own dag. gallery, 52; moved to
Washington, DC & was Chief Photographer at the
Army Medical Museum, 65-69; returned to Phila. &
purchased James McClees studio, 69; gave William
H. Rau his first job in 73 as an assistant
photog., later became partner, 70s. From 85 on
was associated with George Barrie & Co. in
photo. publishing. B. 9-4-30 Liverpool,
England, D. 1-28-10, Philadelphia. For more
info. 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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