Louis L. Hitt

1859                Residence of T. A. Martin, Market Street, McArthur, Ohio.

Louis L. Hitt[1] was recorded in an announcement and an advertisement in the M’Arthur Democrat.  (McArthur, Ohio).   On February 3, 1859.   Daguerreotypes.—We direct attention to the advertisement of Mr. Hitt, in to-day’s paper.  Get your picture taken while you have the opportunity.

Advertisement ran from February 3 to May 12, 1859 in M’Arthur Democrat (McArthur, Ohio).  Pictures! Pictures! Pictures!  Right at McArthur is the place to get your Picture!  Mr. L. L. Hitt Has just come to town and wishes all to come and see his Fine Art Pictures.  He is taking pictures in the latest style and at the lowest prices ever taken in this country.  He has all kinds of Frames and Cases, from 65 cents to four dollars.  You will find his Gallery at the residence of T. A. Martin, on Market street, at the sign of the Flag.  Call Soon!  N. B.—Careful Instruction given to every one wishing to learn the Art.

L. L. Hitt is recorded in Craig’s Daguerreian Registry as L. L. Hill active in McArthur in 1860. Louis L. Hitt is also recorded in Ohio Photographers 1839-1900 as being active in Columbus in the 1850’s, McArthur 1860-1865, and Ironton from 1866 to 1884.

[1] Identification of first name from Ohio Photographers 1839-1900.

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