Anthony K. Zuky

1852                Room in the State House, Montpelier, Vermont.

1852                Address Unknown, Northfield, Vermont.

1853                499 Broadway, New York, New York.

1853                Directly opposite the U. S. Hotel, over the Post Office, Saratoga Springs,                           New York.

Anthony K. Zuky was recorded in twelve advertisements and one announcements.  The first advertisement ran on October 21 & 28, 1852 in the Vermont Watchman and State Journal  (Montpelier, Vermont).  Daguerreotypes.  A. K. Zuky, a Lieutenant under Kossuth is now in town, and endeavoring to earn a living by taking Daguerreotypes.  Mr. Zuky brings letters from Kossuth, as well as from American gentlemen of high standing, who recommend him to public favor.  He has taken a room in the State House, and we hope he will be liberally patronized.

The announcement appeared on November 4, 1852 in the Vermont Watchman and State Journal (Montpelier, Vermont).  Portrait of Kossuth.  Lieut. Zuky is at Northfield at present, but will return to his room in the State House on Wednesday or Thursday.  His daguerreotypes are excellent, and he also furnishes daguerreotype copies of a true daguerreotype portrait of Kossuth a rarity indeed, which the admirers of the great Hungarian orator and statesman will highly prize.  Lieut. Zuky was in active service in the Hungarian revolution, and brings honorable testimonials from all the Hungarian Generals.  It is worth one’s while to get sight at the autograph of celebrated men, which these testimonials bear.  Lieut. Zuky will remain one week more, and we hope that brief time will be made profitable to him by the patronage he shall receive.

The second through the ninth advertisement appeared in The New York Herald (New York, New York).  The second advertisement ran on March 21, 1853.  Hungarian Daguerreotype Artist, At 499 Broadway.—A. R. Zuky, at the above number, daily takes lifelike pictures of the citizens of New York, at all prices.  A good article furnished by applying at his rooms.

The third advertisement appeared on May 19, 1853.  Hungarian Daguerrean Artist,–A. R. Zuky, 499 Broadway late lieutenant in the Hungarian army, brings recommendations from Hon. George P. Marsh, American Minister at Constantinople; also, from Lord Dudly Stuart, Governor Kossuth, Lieutenant General Messaras, General Perezel, General Baron Stein, and Francis Pulzky.

The fourth advertisement ran on June 10, 11 & 15, 1853.  Daguerreotypes of Superior Quality are taken daily, for the low price of fifty cents and upwards, and warranted to be as good as any taken in those gorgeous palaces on Broadway at the rooms of A. K. Zuky, 499 Broadway.  Mr. Z. is a Hungarian exile and solicits the patronage of the citizens of New York.  Perfect satisfaction given, or no pay required.  Give him a trial.

The fifth advertisement appeared on June 16, 1853.  Daguerreotypes of Superior Quality are taken daily, for the low price of fifty cents and upwards, and warranted to be as good as any taken in those gorgeous palaces on Broadway at the rooms of A. K. Zuky, 499 Broadway.  Mr. Z. is a Hungarian exile and solicits the patronage of the citizens of New York. 

The sixth advertisement appeared on June 18, 1853.  Fifty Cent Daguerreotypes and Upwards, are daily taken at A. K. Zuky’s, 499 Broadway, in a superior style and finish as can be had in the city.  A trial and perfect satisfaction given, or no pay required.

The seventh advertisement appeared on June 23, 1853.  Daguerreotypes of Superior Quality are [taken] daily, for the low price of fifty cents and upwards, and warranted to be as good as any taken in those gorgeous palaces on Broadway at the rooms of A. K. Zuky, 499 Broadway, [ ? ] who solicits the patronage of the citizens of [New] York.

The eighth advertisement appeared on June 29, 1853.  Daguerreotypes are taken cheap at the rooms of A. K. Zuky, 499 Broadway, in superior style.  Pictures taken until Monday cheap, with very fine cases, to dispose of his present stock, as he leaves for the country on that day.  Give him a trial.

The ninth advertisement ran on July 4 & 5, 1853.  Daguerreotypes on the Fourth of July will be taken at half price, by A. K. Zuky, 499 Broadway, as leaves for the country on Tuesday.  Citizens and strangers are invited to call and give him a last trial.

The tenth advertisement appeared in the New York Daily Tribune (New York, New York) on July 19, 1853.  Daguerreian Gallery, Saratoga Springs.—A. K. Zuky informs his numerous friends that he has opened his gallery directly opposite the United States Hotel, over the Post Office, and would be happy to meet his friends who visit the Springs there.

The eleventh advertisement ran from July 21 to August 25, 1853 in the Vermont Watchman and State Journal (Montpelier, Vermont) on July 21, 1853.  The Daguerrean Gallery of A. K. Zuky Is located over the Post Office, opposite the United States Hotel.  A convenient room and a good light.  Pictures taken in good style at low prices.  Saratoga Springs, July 13, 1853.

The twelfth advertisement appeared on July 22, 1853 in The New York Herald (New York, New York).  Daguerreian Gallery, Saratoga Springs.—A. K. Zuky informs his numerous friends that he has opened his gallery directly opposite the United States Hotel, over the Post Office, and would be happy to meet his friends who visit the Springs there.

Anthony K. Zuky is recorded in other photographic directories and is recorded here because of additional information previously unrecorded.

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