C. 1856 Address Unknown, Lansing, Michigan.
D. H. Donovan was mentioned in an advertisement that was recorded 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.
D. H. Donovan is recorded in Directory of Early Michigan Photographs & Craig’s Daguerreian Registry as being active in 1859 in Detroit, Michigan with G. Grelling & Co.