1853 Opposite City Hotel, Lexington, Missouri.
J. R. White was recorded in one advertisement that appeared on November 30, 1853 in the Lexington Weekly Express (Lexington, Missouri). Sky-Light Daguerreotype Miniatures. The [understated] has the pleasure to announce to the public generally, that he has just returned from New York where he has obtained a superior, quick working Camera and a large lot of Stock, and is now prepared to furnish all who may honor him with a call, [with us has] Sic. furnished Pictures as can be obtained in the State, and at prices to suit patrons. Opposite City Hotel. J. R. White. sep25.
J. R. White is not recorded in other photographic directories as being active in Lexington, Missouri in 1853. This is possibly Joseph R. White recorded in Pioneer Photographers from Mississippi to the Continental Divide A Biographical Dictionary 1839-1865 as being active in 1860 in Lexington and in Craig’s Daguerreian Registry as Joseph White also active in Lexington in 1860.