Alger, A. C.

Alger appeared in two issues of The South Western which was published in Shreveport, Louisiana on March 23 & 30, 1859.  He called is studio The Excelsior Photographic Gallery at the corner of Market and Texas Streets, over Mr. Frank’s Jewelry Store.  He advertises that he is making a new style of picture called Ferreotypes and Statuetype.  Particular attention paid to setting miniatures in lockets, bracelets, pins, etc.

Craig’s Daguerreian Registry list an A. C. Alger in 1855-1856 in Grand Rapids, Michigan.  It’s unknown at this time if they are the same person.

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