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A. Fletcher

1858                     Rooms nearly opposite the Wilson House, Salem, Ohio.

A. Fletcher was recorded in an advertisement that ran from July 3 to August 28, in the Anti-Slavery Bugle (New-Lisbon, Ohio).  A. Fletcher, Photograph Artist, From Massillon, Ohio, Has taken rooms for a short time with Mr. Duck, Ambrotypist, nearly opposite the Wilson House, Salem, Ohio, where he is prepared to execute Photographs On white paper, both plain and fancy, in the most beautiful styles of the Art

Daguerreotypes, or Ambrotypes of deceased, or absent friends, can be magnified up to any size required, and furnished equal to the finest steel engraving.

Photographs are considered the cheapest as well as the most enduring and most beautiful pictures made.  Please call and examine specimens.

At this time it is unknown if he is the same A. Fletcher who was in Barre, Massachusetts in 1846 and Springfield, Massachusetts in 1848.

A. Fletcher

1846                Town House, Barre, Massachusetts.                                                                          1848                Main Street, Springfield, Massachusetts[1]

A. Fletcher is recorded in an announcement on August 14,1846 in the Barre Gazette (Barre, Massachusetts). Daguerreotype. Secure the shadow, ere the substance fade, Let nature copy that which nature made.  A. Fletcher, Daguerreotypist, Has taken rooms for a short time at the Town House, where he is prepared to execute Photographic or Daguerreotype Miniatures, in neat and elegant style, with or without coloring as may suit the taste of purchasers and with all the latest improvements.  Terms moderate.  Please call and examine.  Hours from 8 A. M. to 5 P. M.

A. Fletcher is not recorded in A Directory of Massachusetts Photographers 1839-1900 in Barre or Springfield, Massachusetts, nor is he listed in other photographic directories in Barre, Massachusetts. He is listed in Craig’s Daguerreian Registry in Springfield, Massachusetts.

[1] information from Craig’s Daguerreian Registry.