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By Carl Mautz

Nine x eleven &" . . . a major success. The Biographies' caliber and importance position it with the pinnacle images reference books of the decade." --Tom Robinson, Director, picture study crew and writer of Oregon Photographers A biographical listing overlaying 15,000 photographers in 27 western states and Canadian provinces, listed by way of state/province. comprises bibliography, consultant to accumulating photographers' imprints, relationship advisor, and thesaurus.

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Among the interesting imprints in this group are those noting boldly the nature of the traveling studio. Examples of these imprints include: 30.  1860-75. Smith's California Photo Car Abell's Art-Studio Car E. A. Bonine, Tent Photographer, California Rifenburg and Dowe, Portable Building R. Rogers, Traveling Photographer, California McGinley & Shubert's Flying Photograph Gallery, California Some photographers imply their nomadic service by referring to California without specifying a city. For example: Carl Schuman Photo, Cal.

Medium towns: Examples are Nevada City, Dutch Flat, Napa, Watsonville, Vallejo, San Luis Obispo, Healdsburg, Visalia, Tulare City, Riverside, San Bernardino, Santa Barbara, etc. Imprints from these towns are scarce. One album, however, full of imprinted carte-de-visite photographs from one locale can create the illusion that they are less scarce than they actually are. 5. , or they had expanded and drastically contracted with the vagaries of mineral discoveries, such as Howland Flat, Gold Hill, Forest City, Iowa Hill, Bodie, etc.

Kemp of Sacramento, whose traveling imprints include: Kemp & Kluit, Traveling Photographers J. C. Kemp Flying Photograph Gallery Great Flying Photograph Gallery The Great Flying Photograph Gallery Celebrated Flying Photograph Gallery Celebrated Great Flying Photograph Gallery (one carte-de-visite in my collection has a Virginia [City] address) Great Celebrated Centennial Flying Photograph Gallery There are many similar examples of traveling photographers' imprints with numerous variations for every state of the United States.

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