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Name Thuss, William Gustave
Other names W. G. Thuss
Life Dates 1854-1943
Nationality American
Geographic location(s) Corner of College and Union Streets, Nashville, Tennessee
Occupation cabinet cards
Notes Thuss opened his photography studio in Nashville in 1875, where he later formed a number of photographic business partnerships, including Charles Parel, Emil Koellein, and Carl Giers. Thuss joined his younger brother Andrew Joseph Thuss in to create their own studio in 1889.
Role Photographer

Associated Records

Image of Photograph Collection - 1957.3.168.23

Photograph Collection - 1957.3.168.23

"Miss Forster and Miss Alice Hensley," c. 1875-1900, cabinet card, photograph by W. G. Thuss. Printed below image: Thuss Nashville, Tenn. Printed on reverse (text printed on an image of a banner encircled with flowers): W. G. Thuss, Corner College & Union Sts., (Entrance on Union St.) / Nashville, Tenn. / Copies of this picture can be had at any time / Neg. No. 10523 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: Miss Forster - Miss Alice Hensley / Nashville

Image of Photograph Collection - 1957.3.168.26

Photograph Collection - 1957.3.168.26

"Col. Matthew McClung," c. 1875-1900, cabinet card with photographic reproduction of a portrait painted in 1820, photograph by William Gustave Thuss. Printed below image, in gold ink: Thuss / McGavock Block Nashville, Tenn. On reverse is adhered a small white sheet of paper titled "Col. Matthew McClung / Photographed from a Miniature Painted in Philadelphia in 1820, when 26 years of age," followed by a biography of Col. McClung.