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HomeContents > People > Photographers > W.H. Tipton

Names:
Other: William H. Tipton 
Joint: Tipton & Myers 
Dates:  1850, 5 August - 1929, 20 September
Born:  US, PA, Gettysburg
Active:  US
 
  
Stereoscopic photographer, backlists on stereoviews. Active: Gettysburg, Penn.
 
With his premises in Gettysburg, PA., and its association with the American Civil War, he was known as "The Battlefield Photographer". 
  
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[5-0] *[William H. Tipton] "Battlefield Photographer"; "Photographed and Published by..."; "Artistic Stereo Gems of Gettysburg Scenery"; "Tipton's Gettysburg Views"; "Battle-Field of Gettysburg"; most views from Tyson negs. to #740 on CMs; "Relics of the North American Indian", B/L, [14], Indian relics; produced late "Bottom-Price Series", with B/L of "First Series" [25], Yosemite, Catskills, Europe, English genre, etc. all obviously pirated. Was a long-term, prolific photog. & pub.; issued many series & B/Ls, claimed 3800 stereo titles. Also claimed "established 1859" but he was in fact apprentice of C.J. Tyson starting in 63; in 68, Tipton & Robert Myers took over Tyson's business & negatives in Gettysburg; 70, Tipton became sole owner of business. Imprint also seen as "& Co.". 
  
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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