Rockwood Portrait of an African American Gentleman

Price $185

Ref.# 12230

Medium Albumen Print

Mount Cabinet Card

Photo Date c. 1880  Print Date c. 1880

Dimensions 6 x 4 in. (152 x 102 mm)

Photo Country United States (USA)

Photographer Country United States (USA)

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Rockwood stamp on recto and verso of cabinet card - address: 17 Union Square West, NY. Rockwood opened this studio location during the late 1870s and was there until about April 1891. He later opened a studio at 1440 Broadway.

George Gardner Rockwood (1832-1911) was a New York City photographer. He was born in Troy, New York and graduated from college with a PhD, reportedly either from the University of Chicago, or Columbia University. At 21 years of age, he was a newspaper reporter for the Troy Daily Times and at age 23, he was managing editor of the Troy Daily Post. He began working as a photographer in St. Louis and in 1857 opened a studio with his brother Elihu in New York City. He has been credited with bringing CDV’s to America from France. His obituary in the Washington Post reports that Rockwood photographed more than 350,000 people.

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Photo Detail | Rockwood - Portrait of an African American Gentleman
Photo Detail | Rockwood - Portrait of an African American Gentleman
Photo Detail | Rockwood - Portrait of an African American Gentleman