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Abbe, James (Edward)locked

(b Alfred, ME, July 17, 1883; d San Francisco, Nov 11, 1973).

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American photographer. Self-taught, Abbe started to produce photographs at the age of 12. From 1898 to 1910 he worked in his father’s bookshop and then worked as a reporter for the Washington Post, travelling to Europe in 1910. Having earlier produced photographs of ships and sailors for tourist cards, from ...

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