|Dates: ||1838 - 1903|
Editor of the ‘Philadelphia Photographer‘. Visited the Near East in 1880 and 1882. On the second trip he was accompanied by William H. Rau and approximately 650 stereo cards were published following their return to the US.
|Stereographs project |
Philadelphia, PA, US
[6-8] *[Edward Livingston Wilson; also in
partnerships with Bannerman in Philadelphia,
60s-70s, F.G. Adams in Philadelphia, 70s]
"Publisher"; was superintendent and treasurer
for the Centennial Photog. Co.; he and Adams
signed a one year agreement with the Zoological
Society of Philadelphia for "The exclusive right
to take photographic views, and make and sell
photographic pictures, stereoscopes,
graphoscopes, guide books...". Also issued
"Scenes in the Orient", outstanding series on
CMs, CR 82; 81-82 traveled with Rau who took
negs.; Palestine, Eygpt, Syria, etc.; B. 38,
NJ, D. 03, NJ. Worked for F. Gutekunst early
60s as bookkeeper and cashier and it was there
he realized he wanted to be a photog.; pub.
Philadelphia Photographer, influential trade
journal in 64; began pub. of a year-book of
practical photog. called "Photographic Mosaics",
66; also pub. other books, etc. SEE
"Philadelphia Photographers 1840-1900" by
William & Marie Brey.
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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