Thursday, September 7, 2017

Louis DeArcy Rollow

Photographer -
Rollow's Art Car

Louis DeArcy Rollow
(28 Oct 1868 - 8 Nov 1937)

born in Brown County, KS
begins photography career according to newspaper ad of 1911
1893 - 1910
Based mostly in Hoisington and Hill City, KS, Rollow moves his Photo Car around the small towns in north-western Kansas in Barton County, near Great Bend, KS
W M Titus takes charge of Photo Car; Rollow opens a studio in Hoisington, KS, over the post office.
Rollow moves to Provo, UT
1922 - 1936
as photographer in Provo, UT
death in Provo, UT

All data is from US Census, newspaper mentions and city directories.

The cabinet card at the left was probably done between about 1894 and 1911. This is assuming that the Rollow Photo Car name was not preserved after W M Titus took over the traveling studio and Rollow opened a permanent location in Hoisington.

photographer: Rollow's Art Car
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.

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