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How Did Lee Mallory, Panorama Artist, Entrepreneur and Photo-Artist, Die? A Monday Mystery

This is a post on another person I find fascinating who was associated with photography in Georgia. I know both “only a little” and “quite a lot” about him, if that’s possible. The fact that his name is that of a twentieth century author and also of a musician certainly made the research I’ve done […]

Jeweler-Photographers, Photographer-Jewelers & a Dentist or Two

Abolitionist button, Daguerreotype by an unidentified photographer, 1850s. Metropolitan Museum of Art, Gilman Collection, Purchase, Joyce F. Menschel Gift, 2005; Accession Number: 2005.100.78 In the early days of the “art of photography” in this country, jewelers and photographers often worked together, either sharing studio space or trading or selling one another supplies and silver. It was not […]