Sunday, September 3, 2017

Rudolph H Goebel




photographe: R Goebel
St. Charles, MO.


Photographer: Goebel
St. Charles, Mo.
On the reverse Stamped
Gerard Bros.


photographer: R Goebel
St. Charles Mo.
on the reverse printed
Gerard Bros.

Rudolph H. Goebel
(20 Jan 1835 - 1923)

Goebel was active in St. Charles, MO, 1856 to around 1880, first with Daguerreotypes expanding to albumen prints as the technology became available. Throughout his career he worked increasingly with “Views” of the city and surrounding area.

The dark green card at the far left was probably done later in his career and the other two earlier.

A photograph of Goebel and Guerin (later on this same page) is at the Missouri History Museum.



Guerin, Benecke and Goebel.

At the left is a photograph of (left to right) Guerin, Benecke and Goebel. This card is the property of the Missouri Historical Society.



photographer Goebel
St Charles, MO
1856-1895
example from auction site

photographer Goebel
St Charles, MO
1856-1895
example from auction site

photographer Goebel
St Charles, MO
1856-1895
example from auction site

photographer Goebel
St Charles, MO
example from auction site


photographer Goebel
Saint Charles, MO
example from auction site

photographer Goebel
Saint Charles, MO
1856
example from auction site


Photographer: Launey & Goebel
example from auction site

Photographer: Launey & Goebel
example from auction site

This is probably not the same Goebel. Nothing found in Rudolph Gobel's history says he ever left Missouri. More research pending.

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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