Hendee & Brothers

1847                Rooms at the Cazenovia House, Cazenovia, New York.

Hendee & Brothers was recorded in an advertisement that ran from May 26 to June 9, 1847 in the Madison County Whig (Cazenovia, New York).  Daguerreotype Miniatures!  Hendee & Brothers, Respectfully inform the inhabitants of Cazenovia and vicinity, that possessing all the improvements in the fine art, and a few superior apparatus, they are now prepared to take Daguerreotype Likenesses, in a style that equals the finest engravings, and with a truthfulness to nature that surpasses the best paintings.  They are rendered perfectly distinct, are prepared to resist the action of airand light, and are not liable to fade or change.

Ladies and Gentlemen are respectfully invited to call and examine specimens, and improve the present opportunity to obtain a true and life-like copy of their own features or those of their friends.  Rooms at the Cazenovia House.  N. B.—Those who have had likenesses taken by the old process, can have them retaken at a trifling expense.  Instructions given, including all recent improvements in coloring, &c.  Apparatus furnished on reasonable terms.  Cazenovia, May 25, 1847.

Possibly Denny H. and Edwin B. Hendee they are recorded in Craig’s Daguerreian Registry without specific address, traveling in Vermont, Pennsylvania, New Jersey, and New York.  They established a gallery in Sonora, California in 1849.

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