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John Moran 
Westtown Boarding School, Chester County, PA 
1864 
  
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Archive Farms 
 
LL/64908 
  
Westtown Boarding School, Chester Co., Pa, Instituted, 1794, Opened, 1799, Enlarged, 1847, PHOTOGRAPHED BY JOHN MORAN, 1864. A prominent landscape and architectural photographer in Philadelphia during the 1860s and 1870s, John Moran was the brother of the renowned painters Edward and Thomas Moran. In 1871 Moran replaced Timothy O'Sullivan as the official photographer for the second U.S. expedition, to survey and assess the possibility of constructing a canal across the Isthmus of Darien in Panama. Despite the oppressive heat and humidity in which he had to work, Moran conveyed in his photographs the beauty of this tropical landscape at the terminus of the proposed canal. 
 

 
  
 
  
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