James P. Tibbetts

1854-1855       Rooms above the Post Office, Camden, South Carolina.

James P. Tibbetts was recorded in one advertisement that ran from December 5, 1854 to January 2, 1855 in The Camden Weekly Journal (Camden, South Carolina).  Highly Improved And Colored Daguerreotypes.  For A Few Days Only.  James P. Tibbetts.  Has the pleasure of informing the Ladies and Gentlemen of Camden, that he has opened his Gallery at the rooms above the Post Office, recently occupied by Dr. McCaa, for a few days, where he is now prepared to execute every variety and style of Daguerreotype.

Pictures taken at the low price of $1.50 and upwards, according to size and quality of frame or case.

All are invited to call and examine specimens.                     

James P. Tibbetts is recorded in Partners with the Sun South Carolina Photographers 1840-1940 by Harvey S. Teal.  Craig’s Daguerreian Registry does record a James P. Tibbetts active in 1855 to 1861 in Preston, Minnesota but it is unknown if they are the same person.

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