|Dates: ||1821 - 1887|
Photographer active in Pennsylvania.
|Stereographs project |
Washington, DC, US
Philadelphia, PA, US
4-6] *[James Earle McClees; name often rendered as M'Clees; assoc. with Julian Vannerson in
Phila. early; in partnership with T.J. Dorsey
Beck in Washington, 60 and Washington L. Germon
in Philadelphia, PA, 50s-70s] B. Chester Co.,
PA 21, D. 87. Learned daguerreotypy from M.P.
Simons 44; partnership with Germon 46-55; worked
early (51) with paper printing; exhibited at
Institute of American Manufacures 46-53; sold
out to William Bell in 59 & became dealer in
paintings, frames, & mirrors. "...Stereo
Photographs"; listed Phila. 47-68, listed also
in Washington as early as 58. Issued "Views in
and about Washington City, 1859", on SCMs;
"Views in and about Philadelphia", one view seen
of Fairmount Water Works on SCM, both fine but
rare early series, often nicely tinted but many
badly faded; some but not all with CR notation;
made stereo dag. portraits while in Phila
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)
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