Stereoscopic photographer, backlists on stereoviews. Active: BaItimore, Md.
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Baltimore, MD, US
*[William Moody Chase] "Stereoview Publisher";
"Photographer". Long, productive & varied
career; issued 2,000+ fine views, many series &
B/Ls, mainly of NE US such as: "Picturesque
Views of the Wide, Wide World/Gems of Beauty and
Art, Mountain, Valley and Stream"; "Descriptive
Views", "American Views", "B & O R.R.",
"Metropolitan & Suburban Scenery, Baltimore,
Md.", "Baltimore & Potomac R.R. Scenery",
"Philadelphia, Wilmington & Baltimore R.R.",
"Art & Landscape Scenery, Central Park, NY",
etc., etc. Originally took most of own views;
later purchased such as Catskills prob. by
Loeffler. 67 entered photog. with R.D.
Ridgeley's gallery in Baltimore; met David
Bachrach, Jr., both went to work as official
photogs. for Naval Academy, 68; 72 returned to
Baltimore and advert. himself as stereo pub.,
remained there until 90; 91-94, still listed in
directories, but less active; may have been
assoc. with Globe Art Co. and Cooperative
Photoprinting Co. in 90s; in partnership with
David Bachrach in Baltimore, 70s. B. Bolton,
MA, 17, D. Boston, 01. For more info., See
article STEREO WORLD, Vol. 10, No. 2.
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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