John Chamberlain

1858                First Street, 57 Union Block, Glasgow, Missouri.

John Chamberlain was recorded in an announcement on March 25, 1858 in the Glasgow Weekly Times (Glasgow, Missouri.)  Ambrotypes.—Mr. Jno. Chamberlain has fitted up a room in the rear of his jewelry shop, where he is prepared to take likenesses of every description, at a moments notice.  He formerly was engaged in the Daguerrean business, and has recently graduated under Prof. Burch, one of the best Ambrotypist that has ever visited our town.  Mr. C. has a fine instrument, a good assortment of stock, and will do you up a likeness of any required description or price, in less time than you have taken to read this notice.

On May 6 an advertisement appeared and ran until December 9, 1858 in the Glasgow Weekly Times (Glasgow, Missouri.)  John Chamberlain, Ambrotypist.  Rooms At His Jewelry Store.  Fine & Common Cases, Lockets, Pins & Rings, for Likenesses.  Work Done At A Moment’s Notice, And Warranted.

Both John Chamberlain and H. F. Burch are not recorded in other photographic directories.

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