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HomeContents > People > Photographers > James Wallace Black

Other: J.W. Black 
Joint: Whipple & Black 
Dates:  1825 - 1896
Born:  US
Active:  US
American photographer.

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Readings on, or by, individual photographers 
Black, James Wallace, 1872, Ruins of the Great Fire in Boston, November 1872 [Album] [Δ
Pierce, Sally, 1988, Whipple And Black: Commercial Photographers in Boston, (Boston Athenaeum) isbn-10: 0934552495 isbn-13: 978-0934552493 [Δ
If you feel this list is missing a significant book or article please let me know - Alan -
If you have a portrait of this photographer or know of the whereabouts of one we would be most grateful.
Family history 
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Visual indexes

ThumbnailJames Wallace Black: Boston, as the Eagle and the Wild Goose See It
ThumbnailJames Wallace Black: The White Mountains
All photographs by this photographer 

Internet biographies

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Getty Research, Los Angeles, USA has an ULAN (Union List of Artists Names Online) entry for this photographer. This is useful for checking names and they frequently provide a brief biography. Go to website

Useful printed stuff

If there is an analysis of a single photograph or a useful self portrait I will highlight it here.

• Naef, Weston 1995 The J. Paul Getty Museum - Handbook of the Photographic Collection (Los Angeles: J. Paul Getty Museum) p.98-99 
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