Monday, January 27, 2020

George I Pruden

Photographer: G. I. Pruden
Cortland, N. Y.

George I Pruden
(Sep 1856 - 1933)

This timeline was assembled from US Census, city directories and a small narrative on GenWeb by the grandson of G. I. Purden. There are some gaps but the locations are fairly clear.

birth at Steuben, NY
1884 - 1885
as photographer 17-19 Main, Syracuse, NY;
as photographer Cortland, NY
1893 May 17
sells gallery in Cortland, NY, to George Edwin Butler
1900 -1905
as photographer Seneca Falls, NY
as photographer Buffalo, NY
as photographer Jersey City, NJ
1922 - 1932
as salesman/solicitor White Plains, NY
death (unconfirmed - wife listed as widow in 1934 city directory)

The cabinet card at the left might have been finished after about 1885 and before 17 May 1893.

Middletown (TX) Times - 19 Nov 1892

photographer G I Pruden
Cortland NY
example from auction site

photographer: Prudden
Jamestown, NY
example from auction site
(Note different spelling)

photographer: Prudden and Tompkins
Jamestown, NY
example from auction site

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.

Some examples on this page have been enhanced or restored for clarity and presentation here.

This page is free for educational and research purposes only but, as always, if the original owner of any of these examples objects to the use on this page, they will be immediately removed.

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