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HomeContents > People > Photographers > S. Root

Names:
Other: Samuel Root 
Joint: Root & Cutter 
Dates:  1819 - 1889
Active:  US
 
  
 
  
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Dubuque, IA, US 
  
[6-8] [Samuel Root; also in partnership with Cutter in Dubuque, 60s] "Photographer"; "Root's Gallery"; "Emporium of Stereoscopic Views"; Sanford Block. Learned dagurreotypy from older brother Marcus A. Root; opened studio with him in NYC in 49, bought it outright in 52. Moved to Dubuque 56 & worked there until 82. Brief partnership with Cutter in Dubuque ~67. Issued "Scenery In and Around Dubuque"; "Stereoscopic views of Dubuque and Surrounding Scenery"; "Scenery on the Mississippi & Attributes"; views scarce [8] ranging from SCMs to RMs & CMs; most views are of city scy., few rural; one street view showing photographer's gallery with large camera-shaped advertising sign; view of hailstones dtd. 6/82. B. Granville, OH, 19; D. 89. 
  
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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