|Dates: ||1806/1807 - 1886|
|Stereographs project |
Boston, MA, US
[5-8] *"Publisher and Seller"; "Photographic
Apparatus & Supplies, Stereopticons & Views";
"Stereoscopic Pictures of every description and
price may be purchased at wholesale and
retail..."; 13« Bromfield Street early, 129
Washington St. later. Early major
publisher/dealer, unclear whether he actually
took views but it seems unlikely. Issued many
hundred views, broad coverage, many B/Ls; genre,
natural history, scenery of New England,
Niagara, Canada, heavy on Boston and vicinity;
many sets including "Boston & Vicinity", (43)
"Miscellaneous", "Rogers Statues"; issued some
Kilburn catalogs and wholesaled his views;
sometimes used blind-stamp. Sometimes used
boxes for sets; example exists in SPNEA.
Improved & promoted Holmes stereoscope. Listed
70-72 & 74-85 in Boston but was prob. active in
60s if not earlier.
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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