Tag Archives: Cooperstown New York

E. Kendall

1855                Rooms over P. G. Tanner’s Store, Cooperstown, New York.

E. Kendall was recorded in an advertisement that ran from May 25 to June 22, 1855 in The Freeman’s Journal (Cooperstown, New York). New Sky Light Daguerrean Rooms, Now Open For The Reception Of Visitors—No effort shall be wanting on the part of the proprietor to render this establishment worthy of public confidence. Location over the store of P. G. Tanner.  E. Kendall.  Cooperstown, May 24, 1855.

E. Kendall is not recorded in other photographic directories as being active in Cooperstown, New York. Craig’s Daguerreian Registry does list an Edwin Kendall as being active in New Lebanon, New York in 1859, it is unknown if they are the same person.

D. J. Kellogg

1851                Rooms in Champion’s Block, opposite the Court House, Batavia, New York.      1851                Rooms two doors east of J. H. Story’s Dry Goods Store, Cooperstown, New                                    York.                                                                                                                                              1851-1852     Rooms in Taggart’s Block, opposite Genesee House, Batavia, New York.

D. J. Kellogg was recorded in three advertisements and two announcements. The first advertisement ran from March 11 to April 15, 1851 The Spirit of the Times (Batavia, New York). Encourage the Arts.  D. J. Kellogg, Daguerreotypist And Portrait Painter, Offers his services in the line of his Arts to the Ladies and Gentlemen of Batavia, and adjacent country.  Daguerreotype Miniatures taken after the latest improvements, and warranted not to fade or spot.  Miniatures taken in cloudy weather as well as clear.  The public are respectfully invited to call and examine his specimens.  Miniatures taken and put in fine cases for the small sum of 75 cents or $1.00.  Those wishing Daguerreotypes will do well to call soon, as Mr. K. will remain in town but a few days.

N. B. Lessons given in landscape Painting and Drawing. Rooms, in Champion’s Block, opposite the old Court House, till May 1.

The first announcement ran on August 23, 1851 in The Freeman’s Journal (Cooperstown, New York).  Daguerreotypes.—Mr. D. J. Kellogg is taking daguerreotypes at his rooms in the building adjoining our office.  He has some specimens which we have never seen surpassed.

The second advertisement ran on August 23 & 30, 1851 in The Freeman’s Journal (Cooperstown, New York).  Encourage the Arts.  D. J. Kellogg, Daguerreotypist And Portrait Painter, Offers his services in the line of his Arts to the Ladies and Gentlemen of Cooperstown and the adjacent country.  Daguerreotype Miniatures taken after the latest improvements, and warranted not to fade or spot.  Miniatures taken in cloudy weather as well as clear.  The public are respectfully invited to call and examine his specimens.—Miniatures taken and put in fine cases for the small sum of 75 cents or one dollar.  Those wishing Daguerreotypes will do well to call soon, as Mr. K. will remain in town but a few days.

Rooms, two doors east of J. H. Story’s Dry Good Store.  August 20, 1851.

The second announcement appeared on August 30, 1851 in The Freeman’s Journal (Cooperstown, New York).  Daguerreotypes.—Mr. Kellogg’s pictures are beginning to be appreciated by our citizens, who have never had a better opportunity afforded them for procuring superior likenesses.—Mr. K. remains only a short time in the village.

The third advertisement ran from October 28, 1851 to January 20, 1852 in The Spirit of the Times (Batavia, New York).  D. J. Kellogg, Daguerreotypist And Portrait Painter,  Offers his services in the line of his arts to the Ladies and Gentlemen of Batavia, and the adjacent country.—Daguerreotype Miniatures taken after the latest improvements, and warranted not to fade or spot.  Miniatures taken in cloudy weather as well as in clear.

The public are respectfully invited to call and examine his specimens.  Those wishing Daguerreotypes will do well to call soon, as Mr. K., will remain in town but a few days.

N.  B.—Lessons given in Landscape Painting and Drawing.                                                              Rooms in second story of Taggart’s Block, opposite Genesee House.

D. J. Kellogg is not listed in other photographic directories. In tomorrow’s post is a listing for Daniel J. Kellogg which is possibly the same person.

J. B. Keller

1850-1851       S. A. Bailey’s Building, Cooperstown, New York.                                                      1851                   Rooms over D. F. Olendorf’s Variety Store, Cooperstown, New York.

J. B. Keller was recorded in two advertisement in The Freeman’s Journal (Cooperstown, New York). The first advertisement ran from August 3, 1850 to February 15, 1851. Cooperstown Daguerrian Gallery.  L. B. Keeler Respectfully announces to the public, that he has permanently located himself in the Daguerreotype business in the village of Cooperstown, where he is prepared to take likenesses in a style not to be surpassed.  Having made himself acquainted with all the late and valuable improvements in the art, and also furnished himself with Apparatus, Stock, &c., of the first quality, he feels confident that he can suit even those who are the most difficult.  Being a member of the American Photographic Association, he is constantly receiving every new and important improvement in the art, thereby enabling him to give entire satisfaction.  Likenesses set in Lockets, Pins, Bracelets, or Rings.  Miniatures of the sick or dead, views of Buildings, Machinery, &c. taken in any part of the country.  Perfect satisfaction guaranteed.  Should any defective change take place in any picture taken in this Gallery, a new one will be given free of charge.  The public will at once see the advantage of patronizing a permanently located artist.  Ladies and Gentlemen are invited to call and examine Specimens.  Rooms one door west of J. Cockett’s Store in S. A. Bailey’s building, up stairs.

Instructions given in the art on reasonable terms.      Cooperstown, August 1, 1850.

The second advertisement ran from February 8 to March 15, 1851.  Look Here!!  L. B. Keeler, Takes Daguerreotype Likenesses and puts them up with preservers in a good morocco case for One Dollar, guarantees entire satisfaction, warrants his pictures never to fade, and being permanently located. Pledges himself to make good any defective change that may take place with his pictures.

Persons consulting their own interest as well as his will give him their patronage.  Rooms over D. F. Olendorf’s Variety Store.              Cooperstown, February 7, 1851.

J. B. Keller is not recorded in other photographic directories.

A. Hichcox

1848-1849       Dr. Peak’s new building, Cooperstown, New York.

A Hichcox (A. Hickcox) is recorded in two advertisements in The Freeman’s Journal  (Cooperstown, New York).  The first advertisement ran from December 30, 1848 to January 27, 1849.  Daguerrian Gallery.  “Secure the shadow ere the substance fade.”  A. Hickcox announces to the public, that he has just fitted up rooms and opened a Gallery in Dr. Peak’s new building, (up stairs,) for the purpose of taking Miniatures by the Daguerreian process, and invites all desirous of obtaining not only a faithful representation of their faces and forms, but a good picture, to give him a call.

He has a new and greatly improved process, by which he is enabled to give a boldness of outline, distinctness, and brilliancy to his pictures unsurpassed.  My instrument is of the very best German glass, and takes everything distinctly, which is very desirable, especially in taking the eyes.  He has also a good assortment of Lockets, Breast-pins, Rings, Watchkeys, &c., which he will sell cheap as they can be bought in the city.  Cooperstown, December 27, 1848.

The second advertisement ran on March 24 & 31, 1849.  Daguerrian Gallery.  A. Hichcox announces to the public that he will be absent from Town a short time, after which he will return and wait upon all who may want Daguerreotypes.

A. Hichcox or A. Hickcox are not recorded in other photographic directories.  Craig’s Daguerreian Registry does list an Ambrose Hickox active in 1859 in Corning, New York.  It’s unknown if they are the same person.

L. W. Giles

1848                Address Unknown, Cooperstown, New York.

L. W. Giles was recorded in an a advertisement that ran from July 1 to August 19, 1848 in The Freeman’s Journal (Cooperstown, New York). Ladies and Gentlemen. L. W. Giles returns his sincere thanks to the inhabitants of Cooperstown and vicinity, for the liberal patronage they have heretofore bestowed upon him, and informs them that he will soon return from New York, where he is directing his personal attention with the most eminent Artists to the best mode of executing Photographic Miniatures, and with these efforts, combined with procuring the latest improved apparatus, &c., and his former knowledge of the art, he hopes to give such satisfaction in disclosing the beauty of the Daguerreotype as will render him, on the score of merit, preeminent over all competition.

L. W. Giles is not recorded in other photographic directories.

Bullard

1853                Rooms over J. P. Plank’s Store, Herkimer, New York.

Bullard is recorded in the Herkimer County Democrat. (Frankfort, New York) in two advertisement that ran from March 16 to 30, 1853.  Just received at Bullard’s Daguerrean Gallery, an extra lot of those beautiful Papier Mache Cases, in which pictures that are unexceptionable, will be put at the extremely low price of Three dollars each.  Feb. 23.

The second advertisement.  The Immense Rush That Still Continues At Bullard’s Daguerrean Gallery proclaims that the people are the judges still.

They have seen and now believe that they can there secure for themselves, beautiful, life-like, never-fading Daguerreotype Miniatures, at very reasonable prices, varying from one dollar upwards, according to size and richness of case.

Other engagements have limited his time of remaining in this place to two weeks longer.  Rooms over J. P. Plank’s store.  Herkimer, March 9, 1853.

Bullard first name is unknown, the March 16, 1853 issue is the first paper I had access to, the volume no. is XI, and issue no. is 28.  Note the dates on the end of each advertisement February 23 and March 9.  It is possible that this is S. C. Bullard based on dates of ads and proximity of Cooperstown and Herkimer, but it is only speculation on my part.

S. C. Bullard

1852                Dr. Peak’s Building, Cooperstown, New York.

S. C. Bullard was recorded in the Freeman’s Journal (Cooperstown, New York) three time starting with an advertisement that ran from October 15 to December 31, 1852 and then two announcements.  Daguerreotypes.  Mr. S. C. Bullard Has Opened A Daguerrean Gallery in Dr. Peak’s building, second story, where he will at all times be in readiness to take miniatures of individuals and family groups, which for depth on tone and bust like appearance, clear and life-like expression of the eye and beautiful blending of light and shade, need only to be seen to be appreciated, as likenesses worthy to be possessed by every one.  With my process and improved instruments, a cloudy day is as favorable for adults as any other.  For children a clear day, between 10 and 3 is preferable.  Whether visitors wish pictures or not, he will at all times be happy to see them.

The first announcement ran on December 17, 1852.  Daguerreotypes.—Now is the time to procure a good Daguerreotype.  Mr. Burnett, in Story’s building, adjoining this office, and Mr. Bullard, in Dr. Peak’s building, nearly opposite, are both taking excellent pictures.  We don’t pretend to say which takes the best.—Those who examine them can judge for themselves.  Don’t you want one for a New Year present to some friend?

The second announcement ran on December 31, 1852.  Daguerreotypes.  Bullard Is Still Taking Those beautiful life-like pictures, never-fading Daguerreotypes, which he puts up in neat Morocco, velvet-lined cases for One Dollar.  Rooms in Dr. Peak’s Building.

S. C. Bullard does not appear in other photographic directories.  See Bullard (in tomorrows post) possibly same person.