|Stereographs project |
Philadelphia, PA, US
[8-1] *[Carlton H. Graves] "Publisher & General
Manager"; "Sold only by Agents for the Universal
Photo Art Co."; 24 N. 9th St., 92-00; durable,
productive photographer, publisher, and
merchandiser; first notable series was of the
Johnstown Flood of 89; #s seen into 4,000s;
broad geographic coverage, nicely-done genre.
Made own views early, later pirated or bought
many images; made views for "Illustragraph
Series", pub. by Hawthorne & Sheble Co. Views
issued under his own name uncommon, most through
a variety of pub. and sellers; for a time his
views were distributed by the Globe Photo Art
Co., in the 96-04 range by Universal Photo Art
Co., "The Art Nouveau (Platino) Stereograph",
often with label impressed rather than
ink-printed; thereafter as "Graves Stereal
Graphs". Assoc. with his father, Jesse A.
Graves, in the 70s, active under his own imprint
from about 80-10; later in partnership with
Charles T. Fellows in Philadelphia, 90s-00s and
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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