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|Dates: ||1827 - 1890|
Stereoscopic photographer, backlists on stereoviews. Active: Paterson, N.J.
Noted for the "Doremus Views of the Mississipi and its Tributaries" series of stereoviews. He operated the "Doremus Photograph Gallery" on a barge that could be towed behind a paddle steamer.
Collections of his work are held at George Eastman House and New York Public Library.
|Stereographs project |
Paterson (Patterson), NJ, US
[6-7] "Photographer"; 278 Main St.; "Floating Photographic Gallery"; issued many series of
fine views: "Miscellaneous Views"; "Mississippi
Views"; "First Series" to #29, "Second Series",
#'s 30-56; "Third Series", #'s 57-83; "Fourth
Series", #'s 84-106; "Fifth series", #'s
107-134; "Sixth Series", #'s 135-158; "Seventh
Series" #'s 159-197, "Passaic Falls Series";
"Stereoscopic Gems of Views of Northern New
Jersey". Views mainly of NJ, MN, WI, and IA,
few of MO seen; on RMs & CMs; many B/Ls, 500+
scy.; views & SIs exist showing himself &
family. B. 7/21/27, NJ; 63 entered photog. in
Paterson, NJ; by mid 70s had expanded portrait
studios and was joined by his sons; built his
boat called "Success" in 74 in Minneapolis, MN
to take views along Mississippi river; started
in MN 74, then to WI 75; in IA 76; by 76 added
another vessel which was his printing gallery
and workroom; in winters returned to NJ; after
77 headed down to New Orleans but few views seen
from that trip ; moved and opened a gallery in
Riceville, IA, 83; returned to NJ ~85; D. 90;
diary exists of his travels. Documentation &
major holdings, Treadwell Collection
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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