Carter, C. W.
- Existence: 1832 - 1918
C. W. Carter (1832-1918) was a photographer in Salt Lake City, Utah.
Charles William Carter was born in London, England, on August 4, 1832. Carter came to Salt Lake City in 1859, where he set up his first photography studio. He was one of Utah's first early photographers. Among some of his well known photographs were the construction of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints Temple and Tabernacle, the Shoshone Indians, mining, the Transcontinental Railroad construction and life of the members of the Church. He died on January 27, 1918, in the home of his daughter (Mrs. George Smith) in Midvale, Utah.
Citation:His Carter & Olsen's circle panoramic view and pictorial directory of Salt Lake City, 188-?: mounted slip (C.W. Carter)
Ancestry.com, viewed May 8, 2007 (Charles William Carter; Charles Carter; b. Aug. 4, 1832 in London, England; d. Jan. 27, 1918 in Union, Utah)
Utah's beauties, buds, bloom, blossom, and full bloom, 1889: cabinet card (Salt Lake City, Charles W. Carter, photographer)
Charles W. Carter glass negative collection, circa 1860-1900, website viewed November 21, 2018 (Charles W. Carter; finding aid produced by Church History Library, The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints)
Find A Grave, website viewed November 21, 2018 (Charles William Carter; born 4 August 1832 in London, England; died 27 January 1918 in Union, Salt Lake County, Utah; burial: Salt Lake Cemetery; son of Richard Carter and Elizabeth Shadbolt; married Sarah Stockdale on 31 August 1863 in Plymouth, Devon, England; married Annie Crawford on 27 August 1876 in Salt Lake City, Utah; became interested in photography as a young soldier in the British army during the Crimean War; photographer; pioneer)
YellowStoneStereoViews, via WWW, June 25, 2019 (Charles William Carter was born in London, England on August 4, 1832. Carter came to Salt Lake City in 1859, where he set up his first photography studio. He was one of Utah's first early photographers. Among some of his well known photographs were the construction of the the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints Temple and Tabernacle, the Shoshone Indians, mining, the Transcontinental Railroad construction and life of members of the Church. He died on January 27, 1918 in the home of his daughter (Mrs. George Smith) in Midvale, Utah.)
Found in 9 Collections and/or Records:
John F. Bennett photograph album of Church history
C. W. Carter composite photograph of Salt Lake Temple
Photograph by Carter from 1892 containing images taken during the construction of the Salt Lake Tabernacle and the Salt Lake Temple, with the dates of the pictures. It also contains portraits of Brigham Young, John Taylor, and Wilford Woodruff and some short quotes about the construction of the Tabernacle and the Temple.
C. W. Carter papers
Collection consists of a bound volume of handwritten notes. Carter describes various areas of Utah and presents short biographies of Mormon leaders. He also includes short notes on his photography business.
C. W. Carter photograph of missionary memorial
Photograph of a memorial held for slain Mormon missionaries William S. Berry and James H. Gibbs, taken in 1884.
C. W. Carter photographs and negatives of early Utah
Collection includes photographs and negatives with images of Salt Lake City, Utah, leaders of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, and other Utah residents.
C. L. Joy and C. W. Carter stereographs of American Fork Canyon, Utah
Contains five stereographs taken in forested areas of American Fork Canyon, Utah. Dated 1880 and 1896.
Photographs of Latter-day Saint Church Leaders and Buildings
This collection contains four photographs and each has a caption.
Orville C. Roberts photographs, postcards, and other material
Collection includes 116 photographs, postcards, and cartes-de-visite of the Roberts family and other families. These include the Stevens, Allen, Gibson, Biggs, Cooper, Steele, and Young families. Also includes one negative. Photographs were collected by Orville C. Roberts between the 1860s and the 1960s. Includes photographs by Savage and Ottinger, and C.W. Carter.
Nelson B. Wadsworth collection of frontier photographs
Collection consists of exhibit photographs assembled by Nelson Wadsworth about the American frontier. Items include the work of various photographers.