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|Dates: ||1832 - 1905|
In 1864 during the American Civil War he made a series of stereocards of the 134th Illinois Volunteer Infantry. Photographed a series of stereographs under the auspices of the Union Pacific Railroad Company (UPRR) in the USA in October 1866 of the "Union Pacific Railroad Excursion to the 100th Meridian."
|Stereographs project |
Chicago, IL, US
Philadelphia, PA, US
[6-8] *"Photographer"; "Photographed and Published by..."; various Chicago & Phila.
addresses. Important & prolific photographer
with long career; B. England, 32; emigrated to
Chicago and opened first studio, 61; lost entire
studio and stock of negs in fire of 71; moved to
Philadelphia, 71; formed American Photo-Relief
Printing Co. to produce prints by Woodburytype;
later worked in dry plates, X-ray photog., D.
Philadelphia 05. Issued "Glimpses of The Great
West" to #55; "Views of Minnesota & Vicinity",
yellow RMs to #165; "Under The Auspices of the
NW Packet Co.", on SCMs; "Views of Chicago" on
SCMs to #183; "Views of the Rocky Mountains"; "A
Journey to the 100th Meridian", ~300 views of
scenes and life along the Union Pacific R.R.
during 67, Escanaba, Clarksburg, Goose Lake,
etc.; "Stereographs of Chicago", Lake, tunnel,
etc., ~64; "Beauties of the Upper Mississippi,
Minnesota & Vicinity"; North-Western Sanitary
Fair, Chicago, 65; views of Niagara, 60's; views
of Omaha, NE, 66; SEE "Philadelphia
Photographers 1840-1900" by William & Marie Brey
& STEREO WORLD "A Carbutt Chronology", Vol 9,
No. 3, 1982.
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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