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Names:
Other: E. Wilson 
Other: I. Adams 
Active:  US
 
  
 
  
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Philadelphia, PA, US 
  
[7-8] *E. Wilson & I. Adams, Proprietors; "International Exhibition, 1876", on ivory CMs; had exclusive privileges to take views of the Centennial Expo.,; catalogs exist of thousands of stereos and other formats. Excellent coverage from construction period to detailed images of exhibits. Views were widely pirated. Wm. Notman, E.L. Wilson & A.A. Fraser major movers; later took views of 84-5 New Orleans expo with #s into 1,500s, using same type of card & format as at Phila.; unlikely that many negs. were actually made, since less than 200 have been seen; far scarcer than views of Phila. expo. Cards left over from the expo series were used for other subjs. such as SC, NM, prob. by Wm. H. Rau. Major holding, Kenneth Speth; the Treadwell Collection; 
  
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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