1856-1857 Address Unknown, Lansing, Michigan.
R. Bailey was recorded in one announcement that appeared on May 7, 1857 in the Michigan State Journal (Lansing, Michigan). Now is the Time to get Good Ambrotype Likenesses. The Undersigned Would Respectfully inform the Citizens of Lansing and vicinity that he is now prepared to take good Ambrotype Portraits, in the latest and most approved style and finish. Those wishing Good Pictures would do well to call at the stand formerly occupied by D. H. Donovan.
Pictures copied from Daguerreotypes, and warranted as good or better than the original. R. Bailey. Lansing, Dec. 1st., 1856.
R. Bailey is not list in other photographic directories. It is unknown if D. H. Donovan is a a photographer, but a D. H. Donovan is recorded in David V. Tinder’s online Directory of Early Michigan Photographers as being active in 1859 as a Detroit daguerrean artist for Grelling & Company