Hewett & Brown

1852-1855       Corner Fifth & Main Streets, Louisville, Kentucky.

Hewett & Brown (J. M. Hewett & T. F. Brown) were recorded in three advertisements.  The first  advertisement ran from March 10, 1852 to January 13, 1853 in the Bardstown Herald (Bardstown, Kentucky).  Hewett’s National Daguerrean Gallery.  Louisville, KY.  Next To Northern Bank, Corner of Fifth And Main, And Opposite Louisville Journal Office.  Hewett’s old friends in Bardstown and vicinity will please call and see him when in Louisville, “The latch string is never pulled in.”  J. M. Hewett, T. F. Brown, Operators.

The second advertisement ran from January 20 to April 7, 1853 in the Bardstown Herald (Bardstown, Kentucky).  Hewett’s National Daguerrean Gallery.  Louisville, KY.  Next To Northern Bank, Corner of Fifth And Main, And Opposite Louisville Journal Office.  Hewett’s old friends in Bardstown and vicinity will please call and see him when in Louisville, “The latch string is never pulled.”  J. M. Hewett, T. F. Brown, Operators. mar. 10, ’52.

The third advertisement ran from June 5 to July 17, 1855 in the Daily Louisville Democrat (Louisville, Kentucky).  Daguerreotypes and Photographs, Corner of Fifth and main streets.  Hewett & Brown are sending out daily the finest specimens of the two arts.  They will at all times be found ready to fill all orders on short notice, either taken from life or copies from Portraits or Daguerreotypes.  Life-size Photographs made from the smallest Daguerreotypes, and furnished colored in oil or water—the best artist in the city employed to do the coloring.  Call and see specimens.

Hewett’s former customers can here obtain the same superior Daguerreotypes that have secured him premiums over all competitors at the Mechanics Fairs.   my. 9.

John M. Hewitt (Hewett) is listed in Craig’s Daguerreian Registry.  T. F. Brown is not recorded in Craig’s, John  identifies Brown as Samuel F. Brown.

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