Davis, James M.

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Davis, James M.

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  • James M Davis
  • J.M. Davis

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James M. Davis was born in North Carolina in 1853, and began selling stereocards for the Kilburn Brothers 1872, prior to finishing school. He acted as distributor for the stereograph company, as well as photographer. The Kilburn Company closed in 1909, selling it's negatives to the Keystone View Company. Davis was also an Underwood & Underwood salesman and began selling H.C. White made stereoscopes for resale.


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Kilburn Brothers (1865-1909)

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Kilburn Brothers


Davis, James M.

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Early 1880s - ?

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James M. Davis worked as a photographer and distributor for the Kilburn Brothers

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H.C. White Co. ([between 1874 and 1915])

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H.C. White Co.

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Davis, James M.

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[ca. 1907]

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Earle, Edward W. (1984). "Eastern Traditions and Western Expectations". Stereoworld, 11(5), 21-23. Retreived from: https://www.stereoworld.org/wp-content/uploads/2017/12/SW_V11_5.pdf

Yellowstone Stereoviews. (2018). Benjamin West Kilburn A.K.A. Kilburn Brothers, Littleton, New Hampshire. Retrieved from: https://www.yellowstonestereoviews.com/publishers/kilburn.html

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