The official 1853 catalogue of the New York exhibition of the industry of all nations’ list 43 American daguerreotype artist or manufacturers. The information in the official catalogue gives a brief description of what is being exhibited. Exhibitors name and address or in some cases just the city and state. Most but not all of the biggest names in the industry are exhibiting daguerreotypes and a few are exhibiting paper photographs (crystalotypes). Missing from the exhibition most notably is Southworth & Hawes, Langenheim Brothers and everyone west of St. Louis. A few names are misspelled, and a few surprises, a doctor and a sculptor in addition Whipple is listed as a manufacture not a daguerrean artist or photographer. Twelve states are represented along with the names of the photographers or manufacturers they are.
Connecticut—three; Sheldon K. Nichols, Scovill Manufacturing Co., A. Washington. Illinois—three; Alexander Hesler, C. C. Kesst, Captain P. Von Schneidau. Kentucky—one; E. L. Webster. Louisiana—one; F. Moissinet. Maine—one; George M. Howe. Maryland—two; Henry Pollock, Jesse H. Whitehurst. Massachusetts—three; Silas Durkee, M. D., Masury & Silsbee, John A. Whipple. Missouri—two; J. H. Fitzgibbon, Edward Long. New Jersey—one; David Clark. New York City & Brooklyn—seventeen; Edward Anthony, A. J. Beals, Matthew B. Brady, James Brown, Jeremiah Gurney, Phillip Hass, Harrison & Hill, Charles C. Harrison, Henry E. Insley, Martin M. Lawrence, William & William H. Lewis, Charles C. Lincoln, Meade Brothers, Loins V. J. Peeiffer, Samuel Root, Charles H. Williamson, Anthony C. Zucky. New York state—two; Donald McDonell, New York State Daguerrean Association. Ohio—five; S. P. Barnaby, A. Bisbee, Thomas Faris, E. C. Hawkins, William E. North. Pennsylvania—two; Ernest Van Heeringen, M. A. Root.
43. Collection of large crayon daguerreotypes, and daguerreotypes by the ordinary process.—Samuel Root, Daguerrean Artist, 363 Broadway, New York City.
44. Collection of specimens of the art of daguerreotyping, talbotyping and crystallotyping.—M. A. Root, Daguerrean Artist, 140 Chestnut Street, Philadelphia, [Pennsylvania.]
45. Frame of Daguerreotypes—Phillip Haas, Daguerrean Artist, 371 Broadway, New York City.
46. Collection of daguerreotype portraits—Jeremiah Gurney, 349 Broadway, New York City.
47. Solographs, plain and colored, nebular Daguerreotypes— E. C. Hawkins, Daguerrean Artist, Cincinnati, Ohio.
48. Specimens of the daguerreotype art on extra large plates— Anthony, Edward—308 Broadway, New York City.
49. Portraits in daguerreotype.—S. P. Barnaby, Daguerrean Artist, Dayton, Ohio.
50. Specimens of daguerreotyping.—William E. North, Daguerrean Artist, Cleveland, Ohio.
51. Specimens of the daguerreotypie art.—E. L. Webster, Daguerrean Artists, Louisville, Kentucky.
52. Daguerreotype pictures.—Ernest Van Heeringen, Daguerrean Artist, Chestnut Street, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.
53. Specimens of daguerreotyping.—Sheldon K. Nichols, Daguerrean Artist, 168 Main Street, Hartford, Connecticut.
54. A variety of daguerreotype picture.—Anthony C. Zucky, Daguerrean Artist, 499 Broadway, New York City.
55. Daguerreotype pictures.—Capt. P. Von Schneidau, Daguerreotypist, 142 Lake Street, Chicago, Illinois.
56. A collection of daguerreotypes.—Henry Pollock, Daguerreotypist, 155 Baltimore Street, Baltimore, Maryland.
57. Daguerreotype miniatures.—Thomas Faris, Daguerrean Artist,. Cincinnati, Ohio.
58. Collection of daguerreotype miniatures.—Masury & Silsbee, Daguerrean Artists, 299½ Washington street, Boston, Massachusetts.
59. Collection of daguerreotypes.—J. H. Whitehurst, Daguerrean Artist, 205 Baltimore street, Baltimore, Maryland.
60. Collection of illuminated daguerreotypes.—Henry E. Insley, Daguerreotypist, 311 Broadway, New York City.
61. Daguerreotypes of two monuments.—Louis V. J. Pfeiffer, [sic.] Peeiffer, Sculptors, 5 Second Avenue, New York City.
62. A large collection of photographic portraits and pictures from members of the association.—New York State Daguerrean Association, (George N. Barnard, Sec.), Oswego, New York.
63. Improved coating box for the daguerreotype process. Card distributing apparatus. (Patent applied for)—William & William H. Lewis, Manufacturer, 63 Elizabeth street, New York City.
64. Collection of microscopic objects in physiology and natural history, prepared by the exhibitor.—Silas Durkee, M. D., Boston, Massachusetts.
65. Specimens of daguerreotype portraits on full size plate.—A. Washington, Daguerrean Artist, Hartford, Connecticut.
66. Daguerreotype pictures, embracing panoramic views of Galena city, Falls of St. Anthony; Min-ne-ha-ha Falls, and a collection of portraits.—Alex Hesler, Daguerrean Artist, Galena, Illinois.
67. Daguerreotype specimens.—Charles C. Lincoln, Daguerrean Artist, 182 Fulton street, Brooklyn, New York.
68. Daguerreotype instruments and cameras of various sizes.—Charles C. Harrison, Manufacturer, 85 Duane street, New York City.
69. Daguerreotype portraits.—David Clark, Daguerrean Artist, New Brunswick, New Jersey.
70. Daguerreotypes by the common method. Specimens of Crystallotypes; or daguerreotypes taken by means of glass upon prepared paper.—John A. Whipple, patent and Manufacturer, 96 Washington street, Boston, Massachusetts.
71. Specimens of daguerreotype portraits.—Edward Long, Daguerrean Artist, St. Louis, Missouri.
72. A collection of daguerreotypes.—Martin M. Lawrence, Daguerrean Artist, 203 & 381 Broadway, New York City.
73. Collection of daguerreotypes.—F. Moissinet, Daguerrean Artist, New Orleans, Louisiana.
74. Collection of daguerreotype pictures.—Donald McDonell, Daguerreotypist, Buffalo, New York.
75. Collection of daguerreotypes in frames.—A. J. Beals, Daguerrean Artist,, 156 Broadway, New York City.
76. Various specimens of daguerreotypes.—C. C. Kessy, Daguerrean Artist, 96 Lake street, Chicago, Illinois.
77. Daguerreotype apparatus and materials of all descriptions.—Edward Anthony, Manufacturer, 308 Broadway, New York City.
78. Descriptive daguerreotypes.—Harrison & Hills, Daguerrean Artist, 288 Fulton street, New York City.
79. Tableau of elegantly mounted daguerreotypes.—J. H. Fitzgibbons, Daguerrean Artist, St. Louis Missouri.
80. Daguerreotypes representing Shakespeare’s “Seven ages of men;” taken from life- subjects. Portrait of Daguerre, from life. Groups of various portraits of full and half sizes.—Meade Brothers, Daguerrean Artist, 233 Broadway, New York City.
81. Collection of daguerreotypes—Matthew B. Brady, Daguerrean Artist, 205 & 359 Broadway, New York City.
82. Specimens of daguerreotypes.—George M. Howe, Daguerrean Artist, Portland, Maine.
83. Collection of daguerreotypes.—James Brown, Daguerreotypist, 181 Broadway, New York City.
84. Framed tableau of fine daguerreotypes.—Charles H. Williamson, Daguerrean Artist, 249 Fulton street, Brooklyn, New York City.
85. Daguerreotype apparatus. Cases and prepared plates of all sizes and qualities.—Scovill Manufacturing Co., Waterbury, Connecticut. Office 57 Maiden Lane, New York City.
Part 2 introduction to the Daguerreotype exhibit posted tomorrow 4/23/18.