|Dates: ||1822 - 1897|
|Stereographs project |
Philadelphia, PA, US
[5-9] *[Robert Newell] "Landscape & General
Business Photographers", "Publishers", "Photographed by..."; issued many series, often
with B/Ls, 500+ overall; "Jerusalem and the
Crucifixion" (of a cyclorama, B/L of 11 views on
red/magenta CMs); "Chambersburg, destroyed by
the Rebels under McCausland, July 30, 1864",
(rare, 11 views on glass & yellow/yellow SCMs,
photog. was Charles E. Meyer); "The Great
Central Fair, Philadelphia, 1864", Art Gallery,
Horticulture Dept., etc. on SCMs; "Fairmount
Park Views", #'d 1 -138 & 1000 - 1018; many
views of PA, NJ, DC, DE, genre, loc. homes,
gardens, funeral wreaths, off-beat subjects such
as cork model of St. Peters; also made glass
views; merchandised views by Ropes, Anthony,
Stacy, European photogs., etc., with Newell name
overprinted. Originally frame-maker, opened
studio in 55, exhibited Am. Inst. of
Manufactures 56; became Newell & Son [Henry] in
72; rarely used blind-stamp; B. 22 Secaucus, NJ,
D. 97 Phila.; son continued business into 1900s.
SEE "Philadelphia Photographers 1840-1900" by
William & Marie Brey.
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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