Edward Sachse

1859                Address unknown, Baltimore, Maryland.

Edward Sachse was recorded in one entry in The New York Society’s Dictionary of American Artists 1564-1860 (New York, New York), one entry from the residence section of the Baltimore City Directory and two announcements, the first in the Daily Dispatch (Richmond Virginia), and the second in The Daily Exchange (Baltimore, Maryland).  The entry from The New York Society’s Dictionary of American Artists 1564-1860.  Sachse, Edward (1804-1873).  Lithographer and painter.  A native of Gorlitz, near Breslau (Germany), Sachse came to America in the late 1840’s, accompanied by his family and his brother Theodore.  They settled in Baltimore where the firm of Sachse & Company, lithographers, was active until the 1870’s.  Edward also exhibited at the Maryland Historical Society…

The entry from the residence section of the Baltimore City Directory.  Sachse, Edwd. & Co.  lithographers, 3 n. Liberty, up stairs, dw—130 e. Lombard.    

The first announcement appeared on July 19, 1859 in The Daily Dispatch.  To the Odd Fellows Of Richmond.—We have been shown by the Agent, a very finely executed Lithographic Print, illustrative of the Educational feature of Odd Fellowship.  It comprises groups of the School Committee of Baltimore, Teachers and Pupils, with fac simile portraits of the founder of Odd Fellowship in the United States, T. W. Wildey, Esq., and a large number of the members of the Grand Lodge of the United States.  All of which are taken from Ambrotypes executed by Messrs. Sackse & Co., of Baltimore, and Portraits by Mr. P. L. Perkins, of the same place….

The second announcement appeared on November 2, 1859 in The Daily Exchange.  Closing Of The Fair.  Yesterday evening the twelfth annual exhibition of works of industry and art at the Maryland Institute, closed in the presence of as large an assemblage as has been convened since its opening—…Class No. 44….

E. Sachse & Co., for colored Lithographs, Silver Medal….

Edward Sachse is not recorded in other photographic directories.  He is a lithographer in Baltimore and may or may not have taken ambrotypes.  Could someone possibly at his company

have taken the ambrotypes mentioned in the first announcement?  Also mentioned in the announcement was P. L. Pekins, Parker Lenfield Perkins is a known daguerreotypist and photographer in Baltimore.

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