T. L. Kennan

1851                Rooms In the 3d Story, Buckland’s Building, Fremont, Ohio.

T. L. Kennan was recorded in two announcements and one advertisement in the Fremont Weekly Freeman (Fremont, Ohio). The first announcement appeared on March 22, 1851. We direct the attention of our readers to the advertisement of T. L. Kennan, Esq., in another column.  He has taken rooms in the third story of Buckland’s Block, where can be seen some fine specimens of Daguerrean Art, nearly as large again as any ever taken in this place.

The advertisement ran from March 22 to 29, 1851.  Daguerrean Gallery.  Mr. T. L. Kennan, an experienced Daguerrean Artist, respectfully informs the citizens of Fremont, that he has opened a Daguerrean Gallery in the Buckland Block for a few days, where he is prepared to finish up Likenesses in a style far superior to any that has ever been taken in the place.  Whole families taken in one group.  Pictures put up in all manner of styles, and taken as well in cloudy weather as at any time.

Children Likenesses of almost any age taken perfectly in five seconds.

Mr. K., warrants all his work to give entire satisfaction, or no charge.  His prices shall be very low less than half what he has been accustomed to receive.  Those who wish likenesses taken are requested to call immediately, as he intends to make his visit in this place very short.

Ladies and gentlemen, and all lovers of the fine Arts are very cordially invited to call and examine specimens of his work.

The second announcement appeared on April 12, 1851.  Mr. Kennan desires us to say that he will remain in Fremont a few days longer, for the purpose of taking Daguerreotypes, and that those who wish to procure correct likenesses of themselves and friends, will do well to call immediately.

T. L. Kennan is not listed in other photographic directories as being active in Fremont, Ohio. Craig’s Daguerreian Registry does list a T. L. Kennan as being active in Oshkosh, Wisconsin, in 1849, it is unknown if they are the same person.

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