Tag Archives: Ambrotype Stock and 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.

N. M. Smith

1856-1857                   8 Safford Block, Watertown, New York.

N. M. Smith was recorded in two advertisements in The New York Reformer (Watertown, New York).  The first advertisement appeared on March 13, 1856.  To Daguerreotype Artists.  Having disposed of my entire wholesale stock of Daguerreotype Materials to N. M. Smith & Co., Druggists, No. 8 Safford Block, I would now cheerfully recommend them to my customers and the public generally. C. P. Westcott.  Watertown, N. Y. March 1st, 1856.

The Subscribers, in addition to the stock purchase of C. P. Westcott, are now receiving direct from the importers and most approved manufacturers, a full and general assortment of cases, Plates, Chemicals, and all materials used in taking Daguerreotypes, Ambrotypes and Photographic Pictures; and will hereafter keep a full stock to supply operators in either of the above Arts.  Also Cameras, Tubes, and a general variety of apparatus used for that purpose.

Orders from Dealers and Operators filled with care, at the lowest Wholesale Prices.  All Goods safely packaged and forwarded according to directions.

They will also continue to keep a full stock of Drugs and Medicines, Oils, Varnishes, Dye-Stuffs, Paints, Window Glass, Brushes, Chemicals, &c., which they will sell at Wholesale or Retail at the lowest Market Prices. No. 8 Safford Block, opposite American Hotel. N. M. Smith & Co.

The second advertisement appeared on May 7, 1857.  Melainotype.  The Attention Of Daguerreotype, Ambrotype, and Photographic Artists, is particularly invited to this new and beautiful discovery, the Melainotype; combining cheapness and durability, with great saving of labor, time and trouble.—it is certainly the newest, latest, and greatest improvement in the art.

The Plates, with the Licenses for using them, are sold at the Patentees’ lowest wholesale prices by the subscriber, Druggists and Dealers in Chemicals and Daguerrean Goods generally.  No. 8, Safford Block.  N. M. Smith & Co.  Wholesale Agents.  Watertown, May 5, 1856.

N. M. Smith is not recorded in other photographic directories.