H. P. Jackson

1845-1846       122 Broadway, New York, New York.                                                                           1846-1847       43 Fulton Street, Brooklyn, New York.

H. P. Jackson was recorded three times. The first time was posted two days ago on (August 20, 2019) under Jackson & Gould reporting on a court case (Jackson & Gould vs Insley), second an advertisement and third an announcement.

The advertisement ran from June 13, 1846 to May 21, 1847 in The Brooklyn Daily Eagle and Kings County Democrat (Brooklyn, New York.  Jackson’s N. York & Brooklyn daguerrian Gallery, Removed From 122 Broadway, N. Y. To Number 43 Fulton street, Brooklyn.

The thousands that have patronized this Gallery in New York, afford the best evidence that his portraits cannot be surpassed, if equaled, by any establishment in the United States.  The recent valuable discoveries made by Mr. Jackson in the art enable him to make his portraits permanent and durable, being coated with a surface of pure transparent gold,) while those taken at other establishments have been found to fade.  The ladies and Gentlemen of Brooklyn, together with his old customers in New York, are respectfully invited to call and examine his specimens.

H. P. Likenesses of sick or deceased persons taken at residences, at the shortest notice.         

The announcement appeared on November 2, 1846 in The Brooklyn Daily Eagle and Kings County Democrat (Brooklyn, New York).   Local Intelligence: &c….Deferred from Saturday…The office of Wm. Jenkins, Sheriff of Kings county, in the second story of No. 43 Fulton street, was entered on Thursday evening and the thieves found nothing more attractive than a weapon known as a “dummy,” which they carried off with them.  The daguerreotype rooms of Mr. Jackson, on the same floor, were likewise forced open, and a number of pictures stolen, showing that the thieving gentry have cultivated minds and some taste in the fine arts….

H. P. Jackson is only recorded with the 122 Broadway address in 1846-1847 in Craig’s Daguerreian Registry.

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