O'Sullivan, Timothy Henry
Born 1840, in Ireland; died 14 January 1882, in Staten Island, New York.
Irish American, 19th century, male.
Photographer. War photographs, landscapes.
As a child Timothy O’Sullivan immigrated with his family to the United States, eventually settling on Staten Island. O’Sullivan apprenticed in Matthew Brady’s New York gallery and then worked at Brady’s Washington, DC, studio between 1858 and 1861. During the Civil War, O’Sullivan was employed as a field photographer among Brady’s corps and also served six months in the Union Army. In 1862 O’Sullivan left Brady’s employ to take photographs for Alexander Gardner’s ...