Mowrey & Russell

1855-1856       Unknown address, Rutland, Vermont

Mowrey & Russell (Frank Mowrey) were recorded in four announcements.  The first appeared on September 22, 1855 in the Vermont Phoenix (Brattleboro, Vermont).  Fifth Annual Fair Of The Vermont State Agricultural Society.  The fifth annual Fair of the Vermont State Agricultural Society was held at Rutland on Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday of last week….

The Floral Hall department contained a fine collection of flowers, some excellent needle work, oil paintings, daguerreotypes, crystalotypes and ambrotypes.  Messrs. J. L. & H. M. Lovell of this village received the first premium on the first two varieties of photographs, and Mowry & Russell of Rutland on the last.  Both exhibitions were very creditable to their respective artists.

The following is the list of Premiums Awarded…Floral Hall…

J. L. & H. M. Lovell Brat’o best daguerreotypes, 4.                                                                                      J. L. & H. M. Lovell Brat’o best crystalotypes,      1.                                                                                        Mowry & Russell, Rutland best ambrotypes,       4.                                                                                        Mowry & Russell, Rutland, daguerreotypes,        1.

The second announcement appeared on September 19, 1856 in the Burlington Free Press (Burlington, Vermont).  The State Fair….Floral Hall….Mowrey & Russell of Rutland, and T. M. Parker and Jones of Burlington, occupied considerable space with an array of ambrotypes and daguerreotypes, of uncommon merit…

The third announcement appeared on September 20, 1856 in the Vermont Phoenix (Brattleboro, Vermont).  Sixth Annual Fair Of The Vermont State Agricultural Society.  The sixth annual Fair of the Vermont State Agricultural Society was held at Burlington on Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday and Friday of last week….The following is a list of the Premiums Awarded…Floral Hall…

T. M. Parker, Burlington, Best ambrotypes and dag’s.            4.00                                                          Mowry & Russell, Rutland, 2d best ambrotypes and dag’s. 2.00

The fourth announcement appeared on September 26, 1856 in the Burlington Free Press (Burlington, Vermont).  The State Fair…Floral Hall…Mowry & Russell, 2d best ambrotypes and daguerreotypes   2.00

Mowry & Russellare listed in other photographic directories but are included here because of the awards received from the annual fairs.

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