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History of the Photographic Society of Philadelphia : a paper read before the Photographic Society, December 3, 1883 / by John C. Browne, 1884

Creator:
Browne, John C., 1838-1919
Subject:
Photographic Society of Philadelphia
Place of publication, production, or execution:
United States
Physical Description:
17 p. (on partial microfilm reel)
Access Note / Rights:
The Archives of American art does not own the original papers. Use is limited to the microfilm copy.
Summary:
Browne describes a January, 1860 meeting convened to discuss the formation of the Society. He lists officers Constant Guillou, Fairman Rogers, S. Fisher Corlies, Coleman Sellers, and Frederick Graff; early photographic developments such as the globe lens, dry plates, and magnesium light; excursions made, an 1867 exhibit of prints by Salomon and Reutlinger; and a list of members from 1862-1883.
Citation:
History of the Photographic Society of Philadelphia : a paper read before the Photographic Society, December 3, 1883 / by John C. Browne, 1884. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
Additional Forms:
Microfilm reel 3658 available at Archives of American Art offices, through interlibrary loan and at the Free Library of Philadelphia.
Location of Originals:
Original in: Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts.
Loan:
Loan
Biography Note:
Established 1862.
Provenance:
Lent for microfilming 1985 by the Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts.
Theme:
Communities, Organizations, Museums
Photography
Location Note:
Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution, 750 9th St. NW, Washington, D.C. 20001
Topic:
Photographs
Photography
Record number:
(DSI-AAA_CollID)9999
(DSI-AAA_SIRISBib)212789
AAA_collcode_browjohc
Data Source:
Archives of American Art

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