William J. Kinsman photograph collection

Inclusive Dates: 
circa 1890–1929
Survey Repository: 

This record forms part of the Chicago’s Art-Related Archival Materials: A Terra Foundation Resource project funded by the Terra Foundation for American Art. For this project, the Archives surveyed archival repositories throughout the Chicago region to identify art-related materials contained in their holdings. While the Archives of American Art does not own any of the materials described herein, information about those materials and links to the original repositories have been included when available.

Descriptive Summary

79 photographic prints, and cyanotypes, tintypes, photomechanical prints, postcard, 1 folder on non-graphic material made by photographer William J. Kinsman. Subjects include his photography studio (with skylight and camera), darkroom, and office where photographs were on display; also included are formal and informal portraits and assorted other photographs.

Biographical Historical Note

Kinsman was a photographer who worked in Chicago between 1901 and 1927.