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HomeContents > People > Photographers > J.A. French

Names:
Other: Jotham A. French 
Joint: French & Sawyer 
Joint: Peabody & French 
Active:  US
 
  
Stereoscopic photographer, backlists on stereoviews. Active: Keene, N.H. 
  
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Keene, NH, US 
  
[6-0] *[Jotham A. French; also in partnership with Henry G. Peabody in Hanover, ~75 and with D.H. Sawyer in Keene, 60s-70s] "Photographer, Publisher and Artist", "Portrait and Landscape Photographer"; "Wholesale and Retail Dealer in Stereoscopic Views"; "4,000 Views"; "Established 1861"; No. 10 Bridgman's Block; views common; long-time, prolific, fine New England photog. & pub.; initially in partnership with D.H. Sawyer; took over operation alone in 70's. General New England coverage with many special series such as "Monadnock Mountain" B/L, 70 views; "Views of Charleston, New Hampshire", to 42 on yellow SCMs; "Gems for the Stereoscope, Series No. 3", "Miscellaneous Subjects"; "Royalston, MA"; "Marblehead Neck, MA, July 1880"; "Bellows Falls Scenery"; "Lawrence and Haverhill Select Excursion Party"; Mill River flood views; later in career issued many pirated, such as 76 Centennial series, FL views, European copied from a variety of photogs; advt. 25/ea. or $2.50/dozen; catalog offered, but none seen; however issued many B/Ls; some series pub. without attribution by Goldsmith & Lazelle of Springfield, MA; many other outlets such as P.S. & S. Batcheller & hotels & resorts in the area. Doubtless used many cameramen, some credited like O.P. Baston in 89. 
  
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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