Tag Archives: Daguerreotypes

Tuesday Tips – Researching Photographers Working in the South, part 3

Maryland, Delaware, Virginia, West Virginia, and Washington D.C. John M. South, Danville, VA, hand-tinted carte-de-visite of an unidentified young woman, ca.1872; author’s collection click any image to enlarge Today I want to share some research sources for the South Atlantic states of Maryland, Delaware, Virginia and West Virginia, as well as the District of Columbia. Many photographers […]

Friday Faces & Places: George S. Cook in Milledgeville & LaGrange GA

George S. Cook was, as they say in the South, “a travlin’ man,” and he covered quite a lot of territory in west central Georgia in 1848 and 1849. In this post, my third and last on him,  I give some description of his six week stay in Milledgeville, and his following visit to LaGrange, […]

My Father, and my Early Georgia Photographers, 1841-1861

It’s Father’s Day, and because my father (who was both my friend and my mentor throughout my career) and his work on Atlanta’s bygone photographers — in particular his ongoing lists of African Americans and women working in photography — inspired me to seek out more information on all of Georgia’s forgotten photographers, I have […]

Friday Faces & Places: George S. Cook, Warm Springs & Macon GA

This is my second post on George S. Cook’s work in Georgia. In the first post I discussed his work in Columbus, Georgia in 1848 and 1849, and his return there for a short time in 1850. Because I covered other data in that post, as well as gave some links to his biographical information, […]