1856 Address Unknown, Schellsburg, Pennsylvania.
John Palmer was recorded in one advertisement that ran from May 16 to June 13, 1856 in The Bedford Gazette (Bedford, Pennsylvania). Ho! Ye Sons Of Art!!! Excelsior Daguerrean Gallery! John Palmer, Artist, would respectfully inform the citizens of Schellsburg, that he will remain in that place a short time for the purpose of taking Daguerreotype Likenesses. Photographic pictures of every description executed in a neat, beautiful and permanent manner. Likenesses Singly Or In Groups! Portraits of sick, or deceased persons, taken on the shortest notice, Daguerreotypes, Paintings, engravings, &c., accurately copied when desired. Pictures will be put up in beautiful cases, medallions or lockets, to suit the tastes of customers—also handsomely set in rings or breastpins. He defies competition to surpass his pictures either in correctness, or in depth of tone and finish. His Study Is To Please. No pictures will be required to be taken unless it gives Full And Entire Satisfaction.
Ladies and gentlemen, young and old, are invited to his gallery to examine specimens—all will be welcome visitors whether wanting pictures or not. Come one, come all!
John Palmer is not recorded in other photographic directories.