|Born: Thomas William Smillie |
Other: T.W. Smillie
Other: Thomas W. Smillie
|Dates: ||1843 - 1917|
|Born: ||GB, Scotland, Edinburgh|
A native of Edinburgh, Scoland, he served as Smithsonian Official Photographer (1871-1917) and Honorary Custodian of the Section of Photography (1896-1917) at the Smithsonian Institution (Washington, USA) where he remained for nearly 50 years. He took photographs of significant items within the collections as a visual record often as cyanotypes. In 1913 he mounted an exhibition of photographs to show the advances within photography and its importance in documentation.
|Stereographs project |
Washington, DC, US
[Thomas William Smillie] "Photographer";
"Washington City & Vicinity", uncommon,  on
RMs; 9 views known of various government bldgs.
and interiors; Smithsonian, Patent Office,
Capitol, White House, etc., 70s. Official
photog. for the Smithsonian Institute.
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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