Monday, November 27, 2017

Davis Mahan


Photographer: Davis Mahan
43-5th Ave.
Pittsburgh, PA

reverse of the card at the left

Davis Mahan
(1831 - 1905)
Timeline

1831
Pennsylvania, PA Davis Mahan born
1865
Pittsburgh, PA, city directory lists THOMAS Mahan as photographer 46 St Clair
1866 - 1868
Pittsburgh, PA, city directory as D. Mahan & Co bds 279 Penn
1869 - 1873
Pittsburgh, PA, city directory, US census as photographer at 31 Fifth
1874
Pittsburgh, PA, city directory as photographer at 33 Fifth; (Spelled Dois Mahan); business section lists as 31 Fifth st
1875 - 1895
Pittsburgh, PA, city directory, US census as photographer at 43 Fifth st

1896 through 1900
Pittsburgh, PA, city directory as photographer at 237 Fifth
1902
Pittsburgh, PA, city directory as photographer at 3442 Bouquet
1903
Pittsburgh (PA) Press obituary mentions moving to McKees Rocks, PA
1905 Nov 11
Pittsburgh (PA) Press Davis Mahan dies after a short illness at age 74

Davis Mahon was an active photographer in Pittsburgh, PA for 40 years. His longest established studio location was at 43 Fifth Street, from 1875 to 1895. The cabinet card at the left must have been finished during that time.


The Pittsburgh (PA) Press - 12 Nov 1905

The Pittsburgh (PA) Press - 13 Nov 1905


photographer: Mahan
No. 43 Fifth Av, Pittsburg, PA
Example from auction site

photographer: Mahan
No. 43 Fifth Av, Pittsburg, PA
CDV Example from auction site

reverse of the CDV on the left

photographer: Mahan
Pittsburg, PA
Example from auction site

photographer: Mahon
31 Fifth av, Pittsburg, PA
Probably finished around a869 to 1874
Example CDV from auction site

reverse of cdv at left

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