Thursday, September 7, 2017

Arthur Revillo Newell



Photographer: A. R. Newell
Rockwell, CT

Arthur Revillo Newell
(1861-1935)

A R Newell was a photographer all his working career in Rockville, CT. He moved his studio a few times but apparently never left the city.

1861 Jun 20
Rockville, CT, A R Newell is born
1880
US census as photographer in Vernon Rockville, CT; living with parents
1883-1885
Vernon Rockville, CT, city directory as photographer at 58 Brooklyn
1889-1890
Vernon and Rockville, CT, city directory as photographer at 6 e Main; res 58 Brooklyn
1891
Vernon Rockville, CT, city directory as photographer at 6 e Main; res 45 prospect

1894-1904
Vernon Rockville, CT, city directory as photographer at 6 e Main; res same
1906
Vernon Rockville, CT, city directory as photographer at 22 Union and photo supplies at 10 e Main
1908 - 1917
Vernon Rockville, CT, city directory and US census as photographer at 22 Union
1920 Jan 20 - 1922
US census, Vernon city directory, as photographer at 15 Park st; res 7 Park st
1925-1934
Vernon, CT, city directory as photographer at 37 Park
1935 Nov 15
Rockville, CT, A R Newell dies at age 74 from surgery complications

Since the cabinet card shown here shows no address, it could have been done any time between 1880 and 1935. The gold lettering on a glossy dark card suggests late 1880’s - 1890.

Hartford (CT) Courant - 15 Nov 1935

Not the one you were looking for? Here's the photographer's INDEX by name. Listed here are all the Cabinet Card photographers of the 19th century found in LOST GALLERY. This is a work in progress. For a look at the original postings go to LOST GALLERY.

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