J. H. Currier

1850                Sagamore Building, near the Central Building, Lynn, Massachusetts.

J. H. Currier was recorded in an advertisement on April 26, 1850 in the Lynn News (Lynn, Massachusetts). Daguerreotype Gallery, In The Sagamore Building, near the Central Building, Lynn. J. H. Currier, Daguerrian Artists, having procured of his late partner, Mr. Armington, his large German Instrument, is now prepared to execute Miniatures of all styles, in groups or single, on small or the largest sized plates that are used.

As a most certain guarantee that he will satisfy his customers, he invites a scrutinizing examination of his specimens, and a trial of his skill by patronage, as he warrants his pictures to be satisfactory, and unexcelled at any other gallery in the country—his customers and their friends being the judges.           Lynn, February 1, 1850.

J.H. Currier is not listed in A Directory of Massachusetts Photographers, 1839-1900 or other photographic directories. Craig’s Daguerreian Registry does list an H. Armington in Providence, Rhode Island in 1848, but it would be speculation to suggest that they are the same person.

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