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|Other: Isaac Rehn |
Other: Rehn & Co.
Other: Rehn Gallery of Photography
|Dates: ||1815 - 1883|
|Born: ||US, PA|
|Died: ||US, PA, York|
|Stereographs project |
Philadelphia, PA, US
[5-0] [Isaac Rehn] "Rehn Gallery of
Photography"; listed 58-00; pub rare [3 seen]
stereo views attributed to "Dr. Fitzgibbon" of
Indian ruins at Copan, Honduras; views are same
as those made by Salvin of England which were
pub. 63 by Smith, Beck & Beck of London; which
man was the real photog. unknown but Salvin's
look more like originals. 2 studio views of
women seen, prob. stage performers; made mainly
SI formats. Henry Odiorne also operated from
Rehn's studio 59-61. Was painter before
becoming photog.; held ¬ interest in Cutting's
ambrotype patent & exhibited ambros at the
Institute of American Manufactures in 56.
Involved in photolithography from 58. Imprint
also seen as "& Son".
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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