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Charles Roscoe Savage

American photographer, born England

Brief biography, in most instances from the Union List of Artist Names® Online:
Born 16 August 1832 in Southampton, Hampshire, England; died 3 February 1909 in Salt Lake City, Utah. Savage came to America in 1857 and began to photograph in Florence, Nebraska in 1859. Savage settled in Salt Lake City, Utah and set up a studio in 1861. In 1866, Savage photographed his 9000 mile tour of North America. Savage travelled extensively along the transcontinental railroad photographing its construction. He photographed the completion of the railroad at Promontory Point, Utah in 1869. Savage also produced scenic views of the West in cartes-de-visites form. In the 1880s, Savage formed a partnership with a Denver, Colorado publisher Frank S. Thayer, to produce a series of guidebooks to Utah.

Artist ID number in the Union List of Artist Names®: ULAN 500005101.
The ULAN link above leads to a cataloging authority record at the Getty Research Institute.

Objects related to Charles Roscoe Savage:

Charles Roscoe Savage Upper Multnomah Falls from the Track, O.R. & N.RR, ca. 1880 Albumen print from wet-plate collodion negative
Charles Roscoe Savage Bridal Veil Falls, Columbia River, O.R. & N.RR, ca. 1880 Albumen print from wet-plate collodion negative
Charles Roscoe Savage Rooster Rock, Columbia River, O.R. & N.RR, ca. 1880 Albumen print from wet-plate collodion negative
Charles Roscoe Savage Oneonta Gorge, O.R. & N. RR, Columbia River, ca. 1880 Albumen print from wet-plate collodion negative
Charles Roscoe Savage Multnomah Falls, Oregon, Columbia River, ca. 1880 Albumen print from wet-plate collodion negative
Charles Roscoe Savage Horse Tail Falls, Columbia River, O.R. & N.RR, ca. 1880 Albumen print from wet-plate collodion negative
Charles Roscoe Savage Fishwheel, Columbia River, O.R. & N., ca. 1880 Albumen print from wet-plate collodion negative
Charles Roscoe Savage Scene on the Columbia River. Raining. O.R. & N.RR, ca. 1880 Albumen print from wet-plate collodion negative
Charles Roscoe Savage O.R. & N. Steamer, Harvest Queen, Columbia River. Wooding Up, ca. 1880 Albumen print from wet-plate collodion negative
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