Photographers | Articles and Essays | Lawrence & Houseworth Collection | Digital Collections
Photographers Who Worked for Lawrence & Houseworth and their Holdings in the Prints & Photographs Division In the nineteenth century publishers often purchased negatives from photographers and printed the photographs without providing credit to the original photographer. This practice makes it difficult to determine the original photographer of commercial views. The following photographers were associated with Lawrence & Houseworth.
Stereographs | Articles and Essays | Lawrence & Houseworth Collection | Digital Collections
A full team on the Sierras LC-USZ62-27399 Stereographs are two photographs mounted side-by-side that appear three-dimensional when placed in a viewer called a stereoscope. In the mid to late nineteenth century, collecting stereographs was a popular middle class pastime. People acquired stereographs of tourist spots they had visited, as well as exotic locales that they would only experience through the wonder of the stereoscope....