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T. W. Townsend

Timothy Wesley Townsend (1844-1912) was one of Iowa's most active photographers of stereographs, according to an article on He had a studio on the northeast corner of Washington and Clinton streets, on the second floor.

The attached article is from the November 29, 1903, issue of the Iowa Citizen.


Hruska, “T. W. Townsend,” Iowa City Public Library, accessed January 26, 2020,