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Weed, Charles L. (American photographer, 1824-1903)

Note: Born 17 July 1824; died 31 August 1903. In 1857, Weed began his photographic career in Sacramento, California, working as a camera operator for the daguerreotype studio of George W. Watson. In 1858, he joined R.H. Vance as manager of Vance's Sacramento photography gallery. Soon the firm was renamed Vance & Weed and another studio was opened in San Francisco, California. In 1864, Weed took over the San Francisco business. In 1859, he moved to San Francisco, California and photographed at Yosemite National Park for the first time. In 1860, Weed travelled to Hong Kong and the Far East. He established the firm Weed & Howard in Hong Kong. Weed travelled to Nevada, United States, in 1861-1862 to photograph mining operations. In 1865, he established the photographic studio Weed Brothers in Honolulu, Hawaii. In 1865-1866, Weed returned to Hong Kong. In the 1880s, Weed was working as a photoengraver.

Names:
Weed, Charles L. (preferred,V,index,LC)
Charles L. Weed (V,display)
Weed, C. (V)
Weed, C. L. (V)
Weed, Charles Leander (V)
Charles Leander Weed (V)

Nationalities:
American (preferred)

Roles:
artist (preferred)
photographer
photoengraver

Gender: male

Birth and Death Places:
Born:  New York City (New York state, United States) (inhabited place)
Died:  Oakland (Alameda county, California, United States) (inhabited place)

Events:
active:   1857 - 1859  Sacramento (Sacramento county, California, United States) (inhabited place)
active:   1859  San Francisco (San Francisco county, California, United States) (inhabited place)
active:   1860  Asia (World) (continent)
active:   1861-1862  Nevada (United States) (state)
active:   1864-1865  San Francisco (San Francisco county, California, United States) (inhabited place)
active:   1865-ca.1890  Asia (World) (continent)

Related People or Corporate Bodies:
partner of ....  Vance, Robert H.  
..................  (American photographer, 1825-1876) [500115756]

List/Hierarchical Position:
 ....  Persons, Artists
 ........  Weed, Charles L. (I)

Biographies:
(American photographer, 1824-1903) ..... [VP Preferred]
(American photographer and photoengraver; born New York (United States), 1824; died Oakland (California, United States), 1903) ..... [CCA]
(American, 1824-1903) ..... [JPGM]
(American photographer, 1824-1903) ..... [GRL]

Sources and Contributors:
Charles Leander Weed ........ [VP]
.........................................  GRI Special Collections [online] (2005-) accessed 7 November 2012
Charles L. Weed ........ [CCA, GRL, VP]
...............................  Canadian Centre for Architecture database
...............................  Getty Vocabulary Program rules
Weed, C. ........ [CCA]
..................  Canadian Centre for Architecture database
Weed, Charles L. ........ [CCA Preferred, GRL Preferred, VP Preferred]
.................................  Library of Congress Authorities database (n.d.) n 88654499
.................................  Library of Congress Authorities online (2002-) n 88654499; accessed 7 November 2012
Weed, Charles Leander ........ [CCA, JPGM Preferred, VP]
...........................................  Allgemeines Künstlerlexikon. Internationale Künstlerdatenbank (1993-2006) accessed 7 November 2012
...........................................  Canadian Centre for Architecture database
Weed, C. L. ........ [CCA]
.......................  Canadian Centre for Architecture database

Subject: ........ [CCA, Gallery Systems, GRL, JPGM, VP]
....................  Allgemeines Künstlerlexikon. Internationale Künstlerdatenbank (1993-2006) accessed 7 November 2012
....................  Canadian Centre for Architecture database
....................  Darrah, Cartes-de-visite in Nineteenth Century Photography (1981) 101
....................  Eastman House Database [online] (n.d.)
....................  Gallery Systems (2000-) LOC ID: n88654499
....................  Johnson, Nineteenth-Century Photography (1990)
....................  Library of Congress Authorities database (n.d.) LOC ID: n88654499
....................  Library of Congress Authorities online (2002-)
....................  Worswick and Spence, Imperial China (1978) 139, 151
 
Note:
English .......... [CCA]
.......... Eastman House Database [online] (n.d.)
.......... Johnson, Nineteenth-Century Photography (1990)
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