Cockcroft & Morand

1842-1843       73 Chambers Street, New York, New York.

Cockcroft & Morand or Morand & Cockcroft (Samuel Cockcroft & Augustus Morand, Jr.)  were recorded in five advertisements in The Evening Post (New York, New York) and listing from the 1843/1844 New York City Directory.  The first advertisement ran on August 20 & 27, 1842.  Photographic Likenesses;  By an improved Daguerreotype process, are taken at the Van Loan Photographic Establishment, upper story of granite buildings, corner of Broadway and Chambers st. N. Y.  (entrance No. 73 Chambers street,)  By S. Cockcroft and A. Morand, Jr.

Likenesses taken from 8 A. M. till sundown, in any kind of weather, clear, cloudy or rainy.

N. B. Apparatus, with all the modern improvements, furnished at the above establishment. 

The second advertisement ran on August 24 to September 14, 1842.  Photographic Likenesses;  By an improved Daguerreotype Process, are taken at the Van Loan Photographic Establishment, Upper story of the building corner of Broadway and Chambers st. N. Y.  Entrance No. 73 Chambers street.  By S. Cockcroft and A. Morand, Jr.

Likenesses taken from 7 A. M. till sundown, in any kind of weather—clear, cloudy, or rainy.

N. B. Apparatus, with all the modern improvements, furnished at the above establishment. 

The third advertisement ran from August 24 to 26, 1842.  Instruction In Daguerreotype given by Morand & Cockcroft, No. 73 Chambers street, N. Y.

The fourth advertisement ran from September 8 to 10, 1842.  Instruction In Daguerreotype given by Morand & Cockcroft, No. 73 Chambers street, N. Y.

The fifth advertisement ran from September 17 to 26, 1842.  Daguerreotype Miniatures Are taken by Morand & Cockcroft, at Adams’ granite building, corner Broadway and Chambers street, in any dress, one every day, except Sunday.  Entrance 73 Chambers street.

Daguerreotype Plates—A new lot, just received and for sale by Morland, 73 Chambers st., cor. Broadway

1843.  New York City Directory.  (New York, New York.)  1843/1844. Morand & Cockroft, 73 Chambers. (Augustus, Jr. Morand & Samuel Cockroft)

Morand & Cockroft is recorded in Craig’s Daguerreian Registry as being active in 1843-1844. Information from the residence section of the New York City Directory under Morand & Cockroft.  Below are the listings in the residence section of the New York City Directories for the following years for Samuel Cockcroft. In 1845/46 & 1846/47 he is listed as types does this stand for daguerreotypes?

1841/1842 Attorney and Solicitor, 4 Wall H – 24 Forsyth.

1842/1843 Attorney and Solicitor, 78 Merchant Exchange [building] H – 24 Forsyth.

1843/1844 Lawyer, 4 Wall, H – 24 Forsyth.

1844/1845 last name spelled Cockroft—Lawyer, 140 [Nassau], H – 24 Forsyth.

1845/1846 Types, 68 Ann, H – 24 Forsyth.

1846/1847 Types, 68 Ann, H – 24 Forsyth.

1847/1848 Lawyer, H – 24 Forsyth.

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