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Kiser coined the phrase See America First in 1906 as part of the railroads publicity campaign.
With his career rising Fred broke the partnership with his brother in 1905 and established the Kiser Photo Company.An important printer of fine lithographic cards in both continuous tone and halftone.Many cards were made depicting scenes from the First World War.A publisher of picture books and postcards, founded by Yoshimura Kiyobei during the Taisho Era.They produced lithographic reproductions of famous japanese woodblock prints, especially of Yakusha Hagaki, those expressive portraits of actors.They became well known for their hand colored photos, labeled Artographs, taken during expeditions they launched into remote mountain ranges.
Much of this work was used by railroad companies; especially the Great Northern for whom he became their official photographer.
Kerry captured a number of rare views during the expeditions he was assigned to, and he is especially noted for his innovative photos of the Jenolan and Yarrangobilly caves.
Kerry acquired the negatives of Henry King and added a number of other photographers to his staff so by 1898 he had the largest studio in Australia.
In 1946 they were acquired by the May Company and subsequently changed hands and names a number of times. By 1883 Kaulfuss moved emigrated from Frankfort to Peanang where he set up a studio. He published black & white pioneer cards consisting of eight sets of California scenes and one set depicting Yellowstone National Park. Kayser is suspected of using stolen photographic images for his cards. He began his career working at the photo studio of A. Lamartiniere producing carte de visite portraits and some views around Sydney.
He published many of his views of Maylay as printed postcards in tinted collotype. His portrait work of Aborigines for the Colonial and Indian Exhibition of 1886 led to his appointment as the official photographer to the Governor of New South Wales in 1890.
This business expanded into trading and merchandising and became an early publisher of very fine black & white and chromolithographic postcards depicting local scenes and types.