Original C. E. Johnson Mormon Photo Brigham Young & Wives Salt Lake City Utah LDS

Original C. E. Johnson Mormon Photo Brigham Young & Wives Salt Lake City Utah LDS

Original C. E. Johnson Mormon Photo Brigham Young & Wives Salt Lake City Utah LDS

Original C. E. Johnson Mormon Photo Brigham Young & Wives Salt Lake City Utah LDS

Original C. E. Johnson Mormon Photo Brigham Young & Wives Salt Lake City Utah LDS

Original C. E. Johnson Mormon Photo Brigham Young & Wives Salt Lake City Utah LDS

Original C. E. Johnson Mormon Photo Brigham Young & Wives Salt Lake City Utah LDS

Original C. E. Johnson Mormon Photo Brigham Young & Wives Salt Lake City Utah LDS

Rare antique 19th century, 1898, original Charles Ellis Johnson cabinet card photograph depicting Brigham Young surrounded by his 21 wives. Base reads Brigham Young And His Wives. Salt Lake City, Utah. Infringements Will Be Rigidly Prosecuted. Verso boasts brilliant Johnson logo backstamp. This is a very uncommon image with only two examples noted both being archived in institution collections one at the University of California and one in the J. Willard Marriott Library at the University of Utah. Further the one housed in the special collections of the J. Willard Marriott Library is in Poor condition with heavy wear and staining (reference it in image 7 above). Charles Ellis ” Charlie ” Johnson (March 21, 1857 – February 21, 1926) was an American Latter-day Saint. Photographer known for his work both in Utah. And around the world. He grew up in St. And gained an interest in botany. While operating a drug store in Salt Lake City. He started dabbling in photography and opened a photo studio. He photographed actors and actresses at the Salt Lake Theater, including some artistic nudes. He took photos of Utah attractions, and in 1903 traveled through the Ottoman Empire. To take photos for the 1904 St. Louis World’s Fair. In 1917 Johnson moved to San Jose, California. Where he continued operating a photo studio. In Excellent overall condition. No creases, bends, rips or tears. Mat shows gentle soiling and corner bumping. Measures 6 1/2″ x 4 1/4″. Please enjoy the photos for further item details and if you have any questions feel free to ask. Thank you and be sure to check out our other listings! This item is in the category “Collectibles\Photographic Images\Photographs”. The seller is “massachusettsantiques” and is located in this country: US. This item can be shipped worldwide.
  • Size: 6.5 x 4.25 in
  • Photographer: Charles Ellis Johnson
  • Production Technique: Albumen Print
  • Framing: Matted
  • Country/Region of Manufacture: United States
  • Featured Person/Artist: Brigham Young
  • Custom Bundle: No
  • Style: Documentary, Figurative Art, Photojournalism
  • Material: Paper
  • Theme: Americana, People, Religious
  • Format: Cabinet Card
  • Type: Photograph
  • Features: 1st Edition
  • Antique: Yes
  • Number of Photographs: 1
  • Vintage: Yes
  • Image Orientation: Portrait
  • Subject: Mormons, Brigham Young
  • Finish: Lustre
  • Signed: No
  • Original/Licensed Reprint: Original
  • Year of Production: 1898
  • Image Color: Black & White
  • Time Period Manufactured: 1850-1899
  • Unit of Sale: Single Piece

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