|Dates: ||1827 - 1903|
|Born: ||US, VT|
Daguerreotypist and later a photographer of the American West.
|Stereographs project |
Stockton, CA, US
Yosemite, CA, US
Baker City, OR, US
Boise City, ID, US
[5-9] [Martin Mason Hazeltine] "Artist"; "Photographer"; "...Excelsior Studio", Baker City, OR. Issued several series: "Yosemite Valley, California"; "Gems of the Pacific
Coast"; "On the Line of the O.R. & N. Railway";
"On the Oregon Short Line"; "On the Line of the
Union Pacific Railway"; residences, lakes,
flumes, water falls, animals, groups, Indians,
landscapes, #s seen to 245. B. 7/31/27 in
Vermont; both M.M. & his Brother, George I.,
studied photography in St. Charles, IL; went to
NYC for further instruction; arr. San Francisco
12/53; for a short time the 2 Hazeltines
operated a daguerreotype shop in SF and made
pictures of Yosemite and other mountain areas;
mid-60s M.M. moved to Mendocino where he
operated as photog.; many of his views taken in
the Mendocino area were later pub. by such firms
as J.P. Soule of Boston, B.W. Kilburn of NH, Lawrence & Houseworth of CA; at the end of the
60s made the first of many visits to the
Yosemite/Big Tree region; in partnership with
J.J. Reilly in Stockton & Yosemite Valley, 70s;
returned to Mendocino on and off till the 80s;
to ID, 83; listed in Baker City, OR, 95;
succeeded by Gustave Fagersteen. D. 03.
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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