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A. P. Willoughby

1856                Address Unknown, Findlay, Ohio.

A. P. Willoughby appeared in one announcement in The Daily Union (Washington, D. C.) on March 15, 1856.  We understand that Mr. A. P. Willoughby, of Findlay, Hancock county, Ohio, will shortly take out a patent for an Improved mode of dressing daguerreotypes.  He claims as his invention the art of coloring Ambrotypes to life by the application of oil colors, thereby giving the expression and color of the eyes, hair, whiskers, and drapery.  Any color can be produced by this invention that is required to give the picture a life-like appearance. These daguerreotypes are taken at Plumbe‚Äôs daguerrean gallery.

A. P. Willoughby is not recorded in other photographic directories.