1858 No. 2 Exchange Block, Union New York.
R. Ralyea was recorded in one advertisement that ran from March 4 to August 12, 1858.
in The Union News (Union, New York). Ambrotype and Melainotype Gallery. R. Ralyea takes this method of announcing to the people of Union and vicinity that as his health will not permit him to travel, he has located at Exchange Block, No. 2, (front room over Ralyea & Son’s store,) where he is prepared to take Ambrotypes & Melainotypes in superior styles for those who will favor him with a call. Pictures taken on Glass, Iron and patent Leather. Also, fitted to lockets in a neat and workmanlike manner. Daguerreotypes copied if desired. Invalids taken at their residence where requested, and charges reasonable.
Pictures in good substantial cases from 50 cents to $5.
Instructions given in the art to those who wish. Please call and examine specimens whether you wish pictures or not.
All kinds of grain taken in exchange for pictures.
R. Ralyea is not listed in other photographic directories.