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John Moran

 (1831 - 1902)
John Moran was active/lived in Pennsylvania, New York.  John Moran is known for landscape painting, photography.

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John Moran

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An emigrant from England to Maryland in 1844, John Moran settled in Philadelphia where he became an advocate for photography as art. His landscape photographs appeared as frontispieces in Wilson's Philadelphia Photographer from 1864 to 1866.

He also did stereo-views, some of them in the Isthmas of Panama. He was the brother of Thomas, Edward and Peter Moran and like them, also did painting.

Source: Peter Hastings Falk, Editor, Who Was Who in American Art

Note: Kate Ogden, Professor of Art History at Stockton University, Galloway, New Jersey has verified that the death date for John Moran is 1902 and not 1903 as stated in some sources. Her source is the Obituary of John Moran in Wilson's Photographic Ma  ...  Displaying 750 of 893 characters.



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About  John Moran

Born:  1831 - Bolton, Lancashire, England
Died:   1902 - New York City
Known for:  landscape painting, photography