|Other: S.D. Butcher |
Other: Solomon Butcher
|Dates: ||1856, 24 March - 1927, 18 March|
|Born: ||US, WV, Burton|
|Died: ||US, CO, Greeley|
An itinerant photographer of pioneer days in Nebraska. The Butcher collection at the Nebraska State Historical Society consists of nearly 3,500 negatives.
|Stereographs project |
Kearney, NE, US
Jefferson, NE, US
Custer County, NE, US
[8-1] *[Solomon D. Butcher] "Traveling Photographer", 82-00; produced scarce stereos of NE; sod houses, settlers, churches, schools,
livestock, etc.; rare  stereo postcard known,
09, (#D1760) of Hermit Cave, Custer, SD; also
made photos for postcards, cab. views. 82 was
farmer, doing photog. on the side; 86 traveled
in a wagon taking his photos.; was also a
historian; 99 lost most of his prints in a house
fire; B. 56, D. 27. Listed in Jefferson 84-85
and Kearney 07; active 82-17. SEE John I.
White, "Pages from a Nebraska Album," The
American West 12 (1975); Harry E. Chrisman, "The
Sod House Photographs," The West 9(1968):31.
Imprint also seen as "& Son".
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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