William Bristol

1850                108 Genesee Street, Utica, New York.

1851                Address Unknown, Utica, New York.[1]

William Bristol was recorded in one advertisement that ran on May 4 to 18, 1850 in The Freeman’s Journal (Cooperstown, New York).  Wm. Bristol & Co., No. 106 Genesee Street, Utica, Wholesale Dealers and Jobbers of Daguerreotype Stock and Chemicals, American and Foreign Cameras and Apparatus.  Beg leave to inform Daguerreotype operators, that they have lately added to their former stock of Cases, Plates, Chemicals, &c., a complete stock of Cameras of all sizes, and Daguerreotype Apparatus, which they offer to operators who may call upon them or order from them, together with all articles in their line, as cheap as they will be furnished by any jobbing house in the United States.  Buying of the manufacturers and importers only, they are willing to compare their prices with those of any house in any part of the country; as also the quality of their goods. And their method of doing business.—Medium Star Plates $20 per gross, other sizes in proportion.  Manufactures of Webb’s chloride of gold.    Wm. Bristol & Co.  Utica, May 1, 1850.

Advertisement ran on May 4 to 18, 1850.

William Bristol is recorded in Craig’s Daguerreian Registry as being active in Utica in 1851 without a business address.  

[1] Craig’s Daguerreian Registry.

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