Category Archives: Ambrotype Stock & Materials

Packard & Barnum

1856-1857       Address Unknown, Warren, Ohio.

Packard & Barnum were recorded in two advertisements in the Western Reserve Chronicle (Warren, Ohio).  The first advertisement ran from August 20 to October 1, 1856.  Daguerrean & Ambrotype Stock, at prices guarantied as low as can be bought in Cleveland, New York or any other market.  Orders by mail or otherwise, promptly attended to.  Packard & Barnum. 

The second advertisement ran from September 10, 1856 to January 21, 1857…Daguerreotype and Ambrotype Artists, Will find it to their advantage to call on us for all goods in their line.  We have a complete assortment and will obligate ourselves to duplicate New York, Pittsburg, and Cleveland Bills…

Packard & Barnum are not recorded in other photographic directories.

H. Baumgardner

1856                Column Building, Wooster, Ohio.

H. Baumgardner appeared in two advertisements on September 4, 1856 in the Holmes County Republican (Millersburg, Ohio).  J. H. Baumgardner & Co., Wooster, O., Wholesale And Retail Dealers in Drugs, Books, Groceries, Daguerreotype & Ambrotype Stock, Wood And Willow Ware, Fancy Goods, and Everything else.  Also Book Binders, And Manufacturers of Melodeons, Gilt Frames, &c.  Wooster, Sept. 1, 1856.

The second advertisement also appeared on September 4, 1856.  Daguerreian & Ambrotype Materials—Including Instruments, Apparatus, Cases Chemicals, and everything used by Artists, will be found at the Column Building.  Our stock is as large as any in the State, and prices will average lower.—Orders are respectfully solicited, and satisfaction warranted.  Terms cash.  J. H. Baumgardner & Co.  Wooster, Sept. 1, 1856.

H. Baumgardner is not recorded in other photographic directories.