|Born: Charles Leander Weed |
|Dates: ||1824 - 1903|
|Born: ||US, NY|
American landscape photographer - he took the first known photographs of Yosemite in 1859.
With his brothers (J.A. and F.M. Weed) he was in Honolulu for nine months in 1865 and made carte de visites and mammoth plates. He left for Hong Kong (Dec 9, 1865) and sold his negatives to Henry Chase.
[Hawaii material contributed by Bruce T. Erickson]
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