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Henry Wellge was another artist who, like Herman Brosius, worked a great deal in the Midwest and Canada, and often in association with the publisher Joseph Stoner. Starting in 1880, he drew about forty views for Stoner through 1884, when Stoner…

Homestead, located about seven miles south of Pittsburgh on the Monongahela River, was home to the Homestead Steel Works, the smoking conglomeration of buildings located here in the upper left, along the banks of the river. In the summer of 1892, the…

The Smith brothers owe their introduction to the view making business to Edwin Whitefield. Francis and George Warren Smith worked as agents for Whitefield—they sold subscriptions in the various towns and cities he drew—as early as 1846, and Benjamin…
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