1859 Room’s in Shaw’s New Building, Clearfield, Pennsylvania,
William H. Crandall was recorded in an announcement on June 8, 1859 in the Clearfield Republican (Clearfield, Pennsylvania). Ambrotypes! There is now an opportunity for all to procure pictures of themselves and friends. The undersigned has fitted up Rooms in Shaw’s new building, where he will remain a short time. Plating in fine gold or silver done on reasonable terms.
He was also recorded in an advertisement that ran from June 8 to July 11, 1859 in the Raftsman’s Journal (Clearfield, Pennsylvania). Ambrotypes.—The undersigned has fitted up rooms in Shaw’s new row, where he is prepared at all times to take pictures in a workmanlike manner. He will remain until after the coming Courts. Call and examine specimens. N. B. Planting with fine Gold and Silver, done on short notice and reasonable terms.
William H. Crandall is listed in Directory of Pennsylvania Photographers, 1839-1900 in Berwick, Pennsylvania without activity dates or address. The distance between the two towns are about 140 miles.