James G. Sanborn

1854-1855       Corner Main and State Streets, Ellsworth, Maine.

1855                Address Unknown, Mt. Desert, Maine.

1855                Address Unknown, Cherryfield, Maine

James G. Sanborn was recorded three advertisements in the Ellsworth American (Ellsworth, Maine).  The first two advertisements he was in the partnership of Hale & Sanborn.  The first advertisement ran from January 12 to March 16, 1855.  Hale’s Daguerreian Rooms, The subscriber would announce to the citizens of Ellsworth and vicinity that he has recently fitted up Rooms over his Store, (formerly Post Office Building,) added a large and superior Sky Light furnished himself with new Stock and Apparatus—has associated with himself in the Daguerrian Business, Mr. James G. Sanborn, an experienced and skilful artist and is now prepared to furnish Miniatures of the various sizes in the best style of art, and at fair prices.

Miniatures put up in Breast Pins, Lockets, Frames and Common Cases.

Copies taken of Portraits, Miniatures, Engravings and Statuary.

Persons wishing for Miniatures would do well to attend to it to day while in life and health, as delays are dangerous and to-morrow may be to late.  Moses Hale.  Ellsworth, July 14, 1854.

The second advertisement ran from February 23 to March 23, 1855.  Hale’s Daguerreian Rooms Re-Opened!  Messrs. Hale & Sanborn would give notice that they have returned from their tour at Mt. Desert, and will be in readiness to wait upon customers on and after Monday next, the 26th inst.

Pictures Taken In Any Weather, from 8 A. M. to 5 P. M.

The third advertisement ran from May 25, 1855 to January 18, 1856.  James G. Sanborn, Daguerreian Artist, Cherryfield, Maine.

James G. Sanborn is recorded in Craig’s Daguerreian Register as being active in Cherryfield, Maine from 1856-1860.

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