1856 Address Unknown, Newark, New Jersey.
Cooke & Allen were recorded in one advertisement that appeared on January 9, 1856 in The New York Herald (New York, New York). To Daguerreotypers And Others.—The Subscribers’, ambrotypers, will communicate the Philadelphia process of ambrotyping to those who may desire it, on the receipt of $5, directed to Cooke & Allen, box 990 Post office, Newark, N. J. The only process that can be used without staining, and with greater facility than the daguerreotype.
Cooke & Allen are not recorded in other photographic directories as being in a partnership, without first names associated with the advertisement its difficult to identify them. A quick cursory look at the Newark, New Jersey newspapers did not provide additional information.