Thaddeus Mortimer Fowler
(1842 - 1922)
Thaddeus Mortimer Fowler was active/lived in Illinois. Thaddeus Fowler is known for birds-eye town views, lithographer.
Biography Thaddeus Mortimer Fowler
Likely the most prolific of the dozens of bird's-eye view artists who crisscrossed the country during the latter three decades of the nineteenth century, Thaddeus Fowler worked for about fifty years, which resulted in hundreds of images of small-town America. He did at least seventeen views of different Texas cities in 1890 and 1891, and also created almost 250 views of Pennsylvania between 1872 and 1922. Fowler continued to draw and promote his views even into 1922, the year of his death.
Born in 1842, Fowler had photography training and served in the Civil War from 1861 to 1863, but was dischared because of wounds received at the Battle of Bull Run. He then joined the photography business of his uncle in Madison, Wisconsin, and fr
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