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|Dates: ||1822 - 1903|
|Born: ||US, DE, Wilmington|
Documented the old buildings of Philadelphia just prior to the American Civil War. Further information may be found in Laurie A. Baty, "‘Proud of the Result of My Labor,‘ Frederick DeBourg Richards (1822-1903)," Daguerreian Annual, 1995.
|Stereographs project |
Philadelphia, PA, US
[5-6] [Frederick DeBourg Richards; also in
partnership with Betts in Philadelphia, 54-57]
"Photographic Artist"; initially worked in
dags., exhibited them at Inst. of Am.
Manufactures 48-56; exhibited talbotypes 52,
crystallotypes 55. Wrote photo-illustrated book
"Random Sketches" of European trip in 57. Only
2 stereos known, both studio portraits; also
made SI formats. Ended commercial photog. 65,
became artist but continued to make amateur
photos. B. 22 Wilmington, DE; D. 03. Listed
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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