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Mather, John Aked, 1829-1915

 Person

Dates

  • Existence: 1829 - 1915-08-23

Early oil region photographer. Known for his photography of early Pennsylvania oil region boom towns.

Found in 1 Collection or Record:

Paul Henry Giddens collection of Pennsylvania Oil Region photographs, 1847-1949

 Collection
Identifier: 1976-008
Scope and Contents Consists primarily of photographic reproductions (some with photo-negatives) plus a small number of original stereoscopes. The images feature scenes of the northwestern region of Pennsylvania--most were used to illustrate the book, Early Days of Oil, by Paul Henry Giddens. Images include: maps of the region; scenes of oil farms and drill sites, oil towns, refineries; drilling methods and equipment; transportation methods, etc; Many of the photographic images and their negatives were...
Dates: 1847 - 1949