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Hendee & Brothers

1847                Rooms at the Cazenovia House, Cazenovia, New York.

Hendee & Brothers was recorded in an advertisement that ran from May 26 to June 9, 1847 in the Madison County Whig (Cazenovia, New York).  Daguerreotype Miniatures!  Hendee & Brothers, Respectfully inform the inhabitants of Cazenovia and vicinity, that possessing all the improvements in the fine art, and a few superior apparatus, they are now prepared to take Daguerreotype Likenesses, in a style that equals the finest engravings, and with a truthfulness to nature that surpasses the best paintings.  They are rendered perfectly distinct, are prepared to resist the action of airand light, and are not liable to fade or change.

Ladies and Gentlemen are respectfully invited to call and examine specimens, and improve the present opportunity to obtain a true and life-like copy of their own features or those of their friends.  Rooms at the Cazenovia House.  N. B.—Those who have had likenesses taken by the old process, can have them retaken at a trifling expense.  Instructions given, including all recent improvements in coloring, &c.  Apparatus furnished on reasonable terms.  Cazenovia, May 25, 1847.

Possibly Denny H. and Edwin B. Hendee they are recorded in Craig’s Daguerreian Registry without specific address, traveling in Vermont, Pennsylvania, New Jersey, and New York.  They established a gallery in Sonora, California in 1849.

G. B. Green

1854                  Rooms one door east of Cazenovia House, Cazenovia, New York.                            1854-1855       Rooms corner of Albany and Sullivan Streets, Cazenovia, New York.                      1857                  Address Unknown, Syracuse, New York.[1]                                                                  1857-1859       Main Street, near the Exchange Hotel, Fond du Lac, Wisconsin. [1]

G. B. Green was recorded in two advertisements in the Cazenovia Republican (Cazenovia, New York). The first advertisement ran from August 23 to November 22, 1854. G. B. Green’s Daguerrean Gallery, one door east of the Cazenovia Hotel, Cazenovia, N. Y.

The second advertisement ran from November 29, 1854 to May 16, 1855.  G. B. Green’s American Daguerrean Gallery, corner of Albany and Sullivan Streets, Cazenovia, N. Y.

G. B. Green is recorded in Craig’s Daguerreian Registry as being active in Syracuse, ca. 1857 and Fond du Lac, Wisconsin from 1857 to 1859. It is possible that they are the same person since the distance between Cazenovia and Syracuse is only 29 miles.

[1] Craig’s Daguerreian Registry