J. O. Cowles

1853-1854                   Address unknown, Peacham, Vermont.

J. O. Cowles was recorded in an advertisement that ran from December 24 to June 24, 1854 in The Caledonian (St. Johnsbury, Vermont). Watches, Jewelry and Daguerreotypes. The subscriber has lately built one of the very best Daguerrean Rooms that can be furnished with a large commodious Sky Light, and can take pictures in cloudy or fair weather.  Having learned his trade in the city, he is prepared to execute pictures in true city style and beauty. Children taken between the hours of 10 A. M. and 2 P. M., by a new process.

Gold and Silver watches, Patent Lever Clocks, , Silver Spoons, Spectacles;—a new and beautiful style of breast Pins, and Rings, gold and silver Pencils, and Jewelry of all kinds for sale cheap.

Melodeons, of extra tone, a superior article also for sale at low prices.  Picture frames of all sizes, of Gilt, Rose-Wood, and Black Walnut.  Watches, Clocks, and Jewelry carefully repaired.  J. O. Cowles, Peacham, Dec. 19, 1853.

J. O. Cowles is not listed in other photographic directories. Craig’s Daguerreian Registry does list a J. D Cowles in 1860 in Peacham, Vermont.

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