Friday, August 9, 2019

George G Shellabarger



Photographer: Shellabarger
Horton, Kas
example from LOST GALLERY

George G Shellabarger
(01 Nov 1848 - 22 Jul 1933)
1848 Nov 1
born in Mad River, OH
1850
US census at age 2 in Mad River, OH
1860
US census at age 12 in Mad River, OH
1875-1877
news item says Shellabarger was in Topeka for two years
1876
city directory as photographer in Topeka, KS, Adine and Shellabarger
1877
city directory as photographer in Emporia, KS
1877 May
news item opens gallery in Valley Falls, KS, in May
1880
US census as photographer at Valley Falls, KS
1880 Oct 9
news item gallery in Valley Falls, KS
1882 Feb 8
news item father’s obituary says Shellabarger lives in Valley Falls

1890 Aug 2
news item gallery in Valley Falls, KS
1896 Jan 17
news item working in Horton, KS
1900 Sep 28
news item residence in Horton, KS
1901 Jan 4
news item residence at Horton, KS
1905 Nov 10
news item residence in Horton, KS
1907
Sells out studio in Horton, KS to Wesley Blackmore
1907-1911
news item studio at Marion, IN
1910
US census as photographer Marion, IL
1911-1912
studio at Winona, MN
1912 Apr 18
news item return to Horton, KS
1920
US census as photographer in Horton, KS
1933 Jul 22
dies in Glen Ellyn, IL at age 84

This cabinet card could have been finished between 1896 and 1905 or when he returned to Horton, KS, in 1912. The design of the card indicates 1889-1896.


Valley Falls (KS) New Era -
02 Jun 1877


Harvey County (KS) News -
07 Jun 1877

Daily Commonwealth - 08 Feb 1882

Valley Falls (KS) New Era -
03 Sep 1885


Brown County (KS) World -
11 jan 1889

Valley Falls(KS) New Era -
19 Oct 1901

Salina (KS) Evening Journal -
116 Jul 1908


Brown County (Horton, KS) World -
19 Apr 1912



Photographer: Shellabarger
Horton, KS
example from LOST GALLERY
New Addition - 18 May 2018

Note: the logo on this card is the same as the above card, but there is no line border. This one was probably finished at an earlier date.


Photographer: Shelabarger
Horton, Kans
example from auction site

Note: the deckled edge on this card would indicate a later date.


photographer Shellabager
Horton, KS
example from Vintage Reveries


photographer: G G Shellabarger
Valley Falls, KS
CDV example from LOST GALLERY

reverse of card at left

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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