Established 2006

Langdon's List of 19th & Early 20th Century Photographers

May 4, 2023                                                                                                  

American Photographer Information

This site provides information about photographers active in the United States from 1844 to 1950. The information comes from city directories, business and industry directories, classified advertising, tax lists, census, published sources and photographer's marks on the images themselves.
Search Instructions

Go to Photographer Lists in the navigation bar. The links Photographers A, Photographers B and so forth gives all photographer names beginning with a letter of the alphabet. Hover over the letter of the alphabet and the sections will appear underneath, for instance Aa to Ak is to the individual listings for the photographers in the database.

It will be common for a photographer to appear in the list of the photographers for any letter of the alphabet and yet not appear with a detailed listing. Information is constantly being added, so if you see a name in the lists and cannot find the details about that photographer, it means it's in the database but has not been posted yet. Please check back for updates.

Photographer Lists

This website's main features are:

For other features see the navigation bar at the top of the page.

*Entire Web Site is scheduled to be migrated by the web site host.*

For questions or assistance, please contact me.

To look at the Photographer List, use the links in the navigation bar or below.  You may search by Name or State.

New photographers' names and information are always being added.

Photographer Lists

Dedicated to

William Austin Langdon
Daguerrean & Photographer
of Philadelphia, Pennsylvania and Trenton, New Jersey
From a Stereoview by William A. Langdon
of Trenton, New Jersey 1865-1868

May Featured Photographer

J. S. Medlar of
Woodstock, Illinois

Cabinet card by J. S. Medlar of Woodstock, Illinois. Medlar made a copy of an 1850s daguerreotype.
Cabinet card by J. S. Medlar of Woodstock, Illinois. Reverse.
Carte de visite by Jonathan Good of Trenton, New Jersey, late 1860s

Index of Names by State