Cooper & Barrett

The Cooper & Barrett advertisement was recorded in The Oswego Daily Palladium (Oswego, New York.) on May 9, 1855.  Advertisement ran from May 9 to June 18, 1855.  On June 19 the same advertisement continues the only difference is that Barrett’s name has been removed from the advertisement, and that any reference to the partnership has been deleted.  No first name for Barrett has been found, where Cooper has been identified as H. M. Cooper.

Cooper & Barrett’s Daguerreian Rooms!  137 West 1st Street, (Up Stairs,) Oswego.  The Subscribers would respectfully inform the public of Oswego and vicinity, that they have recently refitted up their rooms, and made such improvements in the sky-light, &c., that their present facilities enable them to furnish pictures in the most perfect manner of the Art from sun rise to sun set, at greatly reduced prices, and which will be warranted not to fade.

Mr. Barrett’s long experience and former success in the above business, is a sufficient guarantee that all pictures, taken at this establishment, will give the best of satisfaction.

Pictures set in Cases, Lockets, Keys and Rings.  Also Paintings and Pictures copied in the most approved manner.

Persons desiring likenesses of sick or deceased friends will be promptly waited upon at their residences.

“come ere decay’s effacing figures                                                                                                            Have swept the lines where beauty lingers.”

Instructions given in the Art, with all the late improvements, on moderate terms.

All are invited to call and examine Specimens at their Rooms, 137 West First street, over Burt’s Carpet Store.       Cooper & Barrett, Oswego, May 8, 1855.

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