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Taylor, A Sylvester, fl 1850-1889, photographer

Gender: Male
Active Dates: circa 1850 - circa 1889
Active Area: North and Central America (continent)
South America (continent)
United States (nation)
Barbados (nation)
Guyana (nation)
Demerara-Mahaica (region)
Georgetown (inhabited place)
New York (state)
Bronx (county)
Kings (county)
New York (county)
Queens (county)
Richmond (county)
New York (inhabited place)
Costa Rica (nation)
Likenesses: None found.
Photographs: See list of photographs
Publications: None found.
Related Entries: None found.
A. Sylvester Taylor was possibly a stereophotographer in New York, United States, 1850s-60s and in Costa Rica 1860s. He had a studio in Main Street, Georgetown, British Guiana (now Guyana) circa 1876 ('The British Guiana directory...' 1876, p.87 and 177). He was active in Barbados in the 1870s and 1880s. His cabinet portraits state on the reverse: 'From Boston'.
Sources: 'The British Guiana directory and almanack' (1876). Georgetown: L M'Dermott.

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