Edward L. Allen

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Edward L. Allen or E. L. Allen (1830–1914) was a photographer in the 19th-century United States.[1] He kept a studio on Temple Place in Boston, Massachusetts (c. 1868–1871).[2][3] For some years he worked in partnership with Frank Rowell (as "Allen & Rowell"). Examples of Allen's photographs reside in the Boston Public Library and the Boston Athenaeum.

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  1. ^ "Edward L. Allen." Photo-Era Magazine. Feb. 1914
  2. ^ Boston Directory. 1868
  3. ^ Boston Almanac. 1871

External links[edit]

  • Flickr. Photo by Allen, 24 Temple Place, Boston
  • Flickr. Verso of carte-de-visite by Allen
  • Ron Polito (ed.). "Boston Photographers Cited in 19th Century American Photographic Journals: A Bibliographic Database" – via Photographic Historical Society of New England. (includes info related to Allen)