|Stereographs project |
Concord, MA, US
 A primarily amateur photographer who began
practicing the art during the civil war mainly
to make free photos of soldiers' families to send to the absent fighters. In a newspaper
article 18 June 64 about her project she was
described as "an angel winging messages on the
rays of the sun". These were presumably mono
images in small formats, and none are known to
have survived. Her only commercial attribution
in any format is John Heywood's stereoview #555,
"Freedman's National Monument" which carrys a
notation on the card that it was CR by Harriet
W. Hosmer. Some relationship likely exists
between Harriet W. Hosmer and Alfred W. Hosmer
who produced views commercially in Concord from
70 to 00, but it has not been established.
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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