Camera Workers, 1858-1950

The British Columbia, Alaska and Yukon Photographic Directory, 1858-1950

Ingersoll, Truman Ward[1, 2, 3, 4]

Male 1862 - 1922  (60 years)


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  • Name Ingersoll, Truman Ward 
    Born 19 Feb 1862  St. Paul, MN Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    Gender Male 
    Business Address/Year ca. 1883  St. Paul, MN Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Where Active (Non-Specific Address) ca. 1897  Alaska Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Died 09 Jun 1922  St. Paul, MN Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    Buried Oakland Cemetery, St. Paul, MN Find all individuals with events at this location  [5
    Person ID I624  Camera Workers | I, vol. 1, 1858-1900
    Last Modified 19 Dec 2016 

  • Notes 
    • STATUS: Commercial (visit).
    • BIOGRAPHICAL SUMMARY: He started in business ca. 1883 and travelled to Alaska to secure views for his stereoscopic publishing business around 1897. Ingersoll did not, however, photograph any aspect of the Klondike gold rush himself; he purchased publication rights to the work of other photographers, including views sold to the Keystone View Company.
    • FORMATS: Stereographs.
    • IDENTIFYING MARKS: stereograph card mount may be imprinted on left side "Ingersoll View Company, St. Paul, Minn., U.S.A." and on right side with a series title; the individual view may also bear a title on the bottom right of the right-eye image or lower right of the card mount.

  • Sources 
    1. [S474] Waldsmith (1991), John S. Waldsmith, (Radnor, Penn.: Wallace-Homestead Book Co., 1991).

    2. [S375] King (1995), King, Robert E., (Alaska History 10, no. 1 (Spring 1995):44-52).

    3. [S734] Yellowstone Stereoview Page (Web site), Rubinstein, Paul, (Paul Rubinstein, 2007).

    4. [S735] Johnston (1980), Johnston, Patricia Condon, (Minnesota History 47, no. 4 (Winter 1980):122-132 ).

    5. [S832] Find a Grave (Web site) (Reliability: 3), 19 Dec 2016.
      URL: http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=gr&GRid=37112822