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|Dates: ||1819, 28 November - 1903|
|Born: ||Germany, Solingen|
|Died: ||US, NY, Niagara Falls|
Charles Bierstadt and his brother were photographers and publishers in the nineteenth century America.
|Stereographs project |
New Bedford, MA, US
Niagara Falls, NY, US
[6-9] *"Photographer", "Photographer & Publisher"; most early views were of New England
& eastern US, made while he was with Bierstadt
Bros.; later covered most of the US & world;
made trip west 70, Middle East 73. Issued wide
variety of topical series such as Grinnell, IA,
cyclone, Johnstown Flood, CA, negs. prob. by
other photogs.; fine Middle East Series on CMs;
Niagara Falls; 87 pub. catalog which listed
~1000 views; sold early negs to E. & H.T.
Anthony, later to Underwood & Underwood for whom
he did production work using negs from himself &
other people; later in career was primarily pub.
& manager. B. Salingen, Germany 28, emigrated
to New Bedford, MA 32, took up photog. in 50s, worked first with brothers Albert and Edward in
MA, late 50s/early 60s; dissolved partnership in
67 & came to Niagara, spent rest of career
there; retired 91, D. Niagara Falls 03. Won
many awards for his photog.
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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