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Name Poole, Rodney
Other names R. Poole
Life Dates 1837-1921
Born: Ohio
Died: Nashville, Tennessee
Nationality American
Geographic location(s) Corner of Cherry and Union Streets, Nashville, Tennessee (1870-1896)
Occupation cabinet cards
Notes In the early 1870s, Rodney Poole took over J. H. Van Stavoren’s photography studio in Nashville, which he later renamed the Poole Art Company.
Role Photographer

Associated Records

Image of Photograph Collection - 1957.3.168.15

Photograph Collection - 1957.3.168.15

"Margie McGhee," c. 1870-1896, cabinet card, photograph with hand coloring by Rodney Poole. Photographer: R. Poole, Corner Cherry & Union Streets, Nashville, Tenn. Cabinet card was inserted in album 1957.3.168, a photograph album that belonged to Frank H. McClung, Jr. Handwritten on album page below image, in pencil: Margie McGhee

Image of Photograph Collection - 1957.3.168.36

Photograph Collection - 1957.3.168.36

"Margie McGhee," c. 1870-1896, carte de visite, hand-colored photograph by Rodney Poole. McGhee is depicted kneeling in prayer and holding a bible, wearing a long white veil and a light blue robe. Printed below image, in gold: R. Poole, Nashville, Tenn. On reverse, printed in gold: (RP - monogram) / R. Poole / Corner /Cherry & Union / Streets / Nashville, Tenn.