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Publishers of stereoviews of California. The Library of Congress has a significant collection of their views.
|Stereographs project |
San Francisco, CA, US
 *[George Lawrence, Thomas Houseworth]
"Publishers"; "Opticians"; sold optical
equipment and stereographs; 317 & 319 Montgomery
St.; issued "California and Nevada Views"; views
of the West, 60-86; often used blindstamp on views of others which they sold and were major
importer of European views to CA; most negs
purchased from C.E. Watkins, E. Muybridge, A.A.
Hart and C.L. Weed; began to pub. views in 64;
Houseworth & Co. took over in 67. SEE
Palmquist, "Lawrence & Houseworth/Thomas
Houseworth & Company" pub. by NSA.
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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