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Names:
Other: S.A. Holmes 
Dates:  1820 - 1886
Active:  US
 
  
Early American photographer making daguerreotypes and salted paper prints. 
  
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New York City, NY, US 
  
[6-7] [Silas A. Holmes] "Photographer"; made Holmes' Stereoscopic Panorama of Fifth Ave., "A Continuous View of the Street from Block to Block -- Comprising over 100 Pictures.", on SCM, rare series, 65. Patented a double camera which could make simultaneous exposures on two separate plate holders, specified use for stereophotography; B. ~19, D. 86. 
  
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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Silas A. Holmes
Self-Portrait 
1854 (ca)
 
  
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