1855 Rooms on the West side of the Plaza, Santa Fe, New Mexico.
C. A. Rand was recorded in one advertisement in the Santa Fe Weekly Gazette (Santa Fe, New Mexico) on September 8, 1855. Daguerreotype Portraits. Positively For Only One Week Longer. C. A. Rand is prepared to furnish Daguerreotype Likenesses in the very best style, at his rooms on the west side of the plaza.
Mr. Rand has lately arrived from New Orleans, and is in possession of all the improvements in this beautiful art. Every picture shall be warranted perfect and unfading. September 5, 1855.
C. A. Rand Is listed in Craig’s Daguerreian Registry as being active in 1851 in St. Louis, Missouri and San Antonio, Texas in 1851 & again in 1855 in partnership with C. H. Washburn of New Orleans, Louisiana. Also reported in 1860 I Brownsville, Texas.