|Dates: ||1850, 5 August - 1929, 20 September|
|Born: ||US, PA, Gettysburg|
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".
|Stereographs project |
Gettysburg, PA, US
[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, , Indian relics;
produced late "Bottom-Price Series", with B/L of
"First Series" , 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)
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