1853 3 Exchange Block, King Street, Alexandria, Virginia.
E. L. Brockett was recorded in the Daily Evening Star (Washington, D. C.) in an advertisement which ran from August 18 to November 25, 1853. Alexandria Daguerrean Gallery Exchange Block, changed hands. D. Haas having bought out the entire interest of E. L. Brockett in the above Gallery, and replenished his stock with a beautiful variety of new Plain and Fancy Cases, Lockets, Rings, Pins, and Ornamental Frames, is prepared to take Pictures with every improvement in the Art.
Pictures taken in any weather and warranted to give entire satisfaction. He will not permit any Pictures to leave the Gallery that are not perfect. Miniatures for lockets, Rings, and other Ornaments taken in the best possible manner an on the most reasonable terms. The Public are requested to call and examine for themselves. Remember the place—the only Daguerrean Gallery in Alexandria, No. 3 Exchange Block, King street, Alexandria, Va.
E. L. Brockett is not recorded in other photographic directories that I have access to.