C. W. Carter composite photograph of Salt Lake Temple
Scope and Contents
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.
- approximately 1892
- Carter, C. W. (photographer, Person)
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Open for public research. Kept in cold storage; access requires 24 hours advance notice.
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It is the responsibility of the researcher to obtain any necessary copyright clearances. Permission to publish material from C. W. Carter composite photograph of Salt Lake Temple must be obtained from the Supervisor of Reference Services and/ or the L. Tom Perry Special Collections Board of Curators.
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 phorographs were the construction of the Mormon Temple, Tabernacle, Shoshone Indians, mining, the Transcontinental Railroad construction and Mormon life. He died on January 27, 1918 in the home of his daughter (Mrs. George Smith) in Midvale, Utah.
1 photograph ( (1.5 linear ft.) ) : b&w ; 36 x 43 cm.
Language of Materials
This item was purchased from Benchmark Books in 2013.
Immediate Source of Acquisition
Purchased; Benchmark Books; 2013.
Photographs (Photograph Archives).
Processed; Anne Ashton, student photograph processor; 2013.
- Register of C. W. Carter composite photograph of Salt Lake Temple
- Anne Ashton
- 2013 July 26
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- Finding aid written in English in Latin script.