(1815 - 1897)
Solomon Nunes Carvalho was active/lived in New York, California, South Carolina. Solomon Carvalho is known for portrait and landscape painting, survey artist, daguerreotypes.
Biography Solomon Carvalho
A portrait painter, expedition artist, and daguerrotypist, Soloman
Carvalho was active in both the eastern and western United
States. He was born in Charleston, South Carolina, and moved with
his family to Baltimore in 1828, and in 1835, to Philadelphia, where he
was a portraiture student of Thomas Sully. From 1838 to 1850, he
worked as an artist in Philadelphia and was also active in Charleston,
Washington DC, and Baltimore where he had a daguerreotype studio and
exhibited at the Maryland Historical Society.
From 1853 to 1854,
he was the official photographer and artist of General John C Fremont's
expedition from Missouri to Utah to demonstrate to politicians that the
railway route could be followed in winter.&
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