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Centennial Photographic Co

Active Dates: circa 1876 - circa 1890
Active Area: North and Central America (continent)
United States (nation)
Pennsylvania (state)
Philadelphia (county)
Philadelphia (inhabited place)
Likenesses: None
Photographs: See list of photographs
Publications: None found.
Related Entries: Notman, William, 1826-1891, photographer
The Centennial Photographic Company was formed by William Notman and Edward Wilson, editor of the Philadeplphia photographer. The company, which employed 100 members of staff, was active in Philadelphia circa 1876-1890. It sold stereoscopic views. The firm had a monopoly on photographs taken at the Philadelphia Centennial International Exhibition (Cooke 1994, p.788-789).
Sources: Cook, Ramsay ed. (1994), 'Dictionary of Canadian Biography'. Volume XIII - '1901-1910'. Toronto: University of Toronto Press.

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