|Born: Darius Reynold Kinsey |
|Dates: ||1869, 23 July - 1945, 13 May|
|Born: ||US, MO, Maryville|
Photographer of the American west. In 1906 Darius Kinsey and his wife Tabitha gave up their photographic studio in Seattle (WA, USA) and decided to concentrate on documenting the logging industry and the landscapes of the American northwest. Darius took the photographs and Tabitha developed and printed them. A collection of over 4,700 of their negatives and 600 prints is in the Whatcom Museum (121 Prospect St., Bellingham, WA 98225).
|Stereographs project |
Sedro-Wooley, WA, US
Seattle, WA, US
[9-0] "*Publisher"; "Photographer"; "Darius Kinsey's View Publishing House"; "Original
Stereographs Sold Only By Canvassers". Late but
prolific and important worker in northwest. B.
71 in Maryville, MO, D. 45; moved to WA ~91;
taught by Mrs. Spaulding in Seattle on
fundamentals of camera operation; married at 25
and set up his studio in Sedro-Wooley in his
home; wife did developing and printing of his
views; 08 opened a studio in Seattle.
Emphasized NW areas, subjs.; "Western Washington
Stereoscopic Views", first series, CR 02, second
series CR 03; specialty was views of logging,
loggers, etc., #'s to 845; issued views of
Yosemite, Niagara Falls, Washington, DC, most or
all prob. bought or pirated; pub. a limited line
of rare southern CA views; also worked in SI
formats. SEE Bohn and Petschek, "Kinsey,
Photographer", 1978, & Ralph W. Andrews "This
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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