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|Dates: ||1821 - 1903|
|Born: ||England, Lancashire, Bolton|
|Died: ||USA, Pennsylvania|
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|Stereographs project |
Philadelphia, PA, US
Rome, PA, US
[5-8] *[Also in partnerships with Kindler in 59, J. Story in Phila. ~64] "Artist & Photographer"
"Photographed by..."; listed 67-77 Phila., but
active 59-86. 806 Coates St., Phila. One of
the best & most prolific early photogs; B.
England 31; arrived US 44, was originally
painter; issued "White Mountain Scenery";
"Scenery of the Allegheny Mountains and
Pennsylvania Central R. R."; "Landscape Studies
in Pennsylvania"; etc.; many fine scenics of
PA, NH, Phila. Sanitary Fair 64, rare glass
views of Phila. scy., etc.; #s to 700s, but
uncommon and often badly faded. Was expedition
photog. with Comm. Selfridge to Isthmus of
Darien, Panama 71; with US astronomers to South
Africa & Tasmania to observe transit of Venus,
74. Active in Photographic Society of Phila.;
contributor to "Phila. Photographer". Career
locations uncertain but based largely in Phila.;
briefly in Rome, PA; may have been based briefly
in Boston. Both early (44-59) & late (85+) life
largely unknown, D. 03. Used variety of card
formats from yellow/yellow SCMs to orange/pink
RMs; rarely used blind-stamp "J. Moran."
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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