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Dr. Lewis Feuchtwanger

1840                320 Broadway, New York, New York.

1841                Address Unknown, New York, New York.

1842-1843       1 Wall Street, New York, New York.

1844                60 Maiden Lane, New York, New York.

1845-1847       23 Liberty, New York, New York.

1848                18 Cortlandt, New York, New York.

1849                50 Broadway, New York, New York.

1850-1854       141 Maiden Lane, New York, New York.

1855-1856       98 Maiden Lane, New York, New York.

1856-1858       143 Maiden Lane, New York, New York.

1859-1860       Address Unknown, New York, New York.

Dr. Lewis Feuchtwanger was recorded in the New York City Directories from 1840-1860, One announcement and twelve advertisements in the New York Herald (New York, New York.)  New York City Directory.  (New York, New York.) 

1840/1841.  Apothecary and Operative Chemist, 320 Broadway.  H-21 White.

1841/1842.  Chemist, Address Unknown.  H-21 White.

1842/1843.  Chemist, 1 Wall.  H-21 Wall.

1843/1844.  Chemist, 1½  Wall.  H-21 Wall.

1844/1845.  Chemist, 60 Maiden Lane.  H-21 Wall.

1845/1846.  Chemist, 23 Liberty.  H-21 Wall.

1846/1847.  Manufacturing Chemist, 23 Liberty.  H-21 Wall.

1847/1848.  Chemist, 23 Liberty.  H-21 Wall.

1848/1849.  Chemist, 18 Cortlandt.  H-21 Wall.

1849/1850.  Chemist, 50 Broadway.  H-190 Bleecker. 

1850/1851.  Chemist, 141 Maiden Lane.  H-190 Bleecker.

1851/1852.  Chemist, 141 Maiden Lane.  H-190 Bleecker.

1852/1853.  Chemist, 141 Maiden Lane.  H-190 Bleecker.

1853/1854.  Chemist, 141 Maiden Lane.  H-190 Bleecker.

1854/1855.  Chemist, 141 Maiden Lane.  H-190 Bleecker.

1855/1856.  Physician, 98  Maiden Lane.  H-190 Bleecker.

1856/1857.  Physician, 98 Maiden Lane.  H-190 Bleecker.

1857/1858.  Chemist, 143 Maiden Lane.  H-88 W. 25th.

1858/1859.  Chemist, 143 Maiden Lane.  H-88 W. 25th.

1859/1860.  Drugs, Address Unknown.  H-88 W. 25th.

1860/1861.  & Son, (Joseph W.) Drugs, 42 Cedar, H-18 W. 35th.   

The announcement appeared on January 31, 1843. Dr, Feuchtwanger’s advertisement of Drugs, Chemicals, Dyes, Copavia Capsules, Extract of Logwood, Extract of Quercitron Bark, Daguerreotype and Electrotype Apparatus   Chemicals, Acids, Lunar Caustic, German Silver, Polishing Putty, &c.  see 4th page.

The first advertisement appeared on January 31, 1843.  Drugs, Dyes, Chemicals, Poisons, German Silver, &c., &c., &c.—Dr. Feuchtwanger inform his numerous friends and customers of the neighborhood and abroad, that he will furnish Acids of every description…Daguerreotype and Electrotype Apparatus, with its appertaining chemicals…For sale by Dr. Lewis Feuchtwanger, 1 Wall st.

The second advertisement appeared on August 22, 1852.  Fly Paper, Daguerreotype Chemicals, Metals, &c.—Bleached Shellac, Disinfecties Liquid Chloride Soda, Sulphate Ammonia, Oil Colors. Araion Flowers, Cyanide Potassium, Bromine, Iodine, Chloride Iodine, Fumigating Pastilles, Pate de Reynauld, Kreosete, Zaffre, Manganese, Potassium, Gallic Acid.  Sponge Cloth.  All the goods warranted pure and for sale by Dr. L. Feuchtwanger, 141 Maiden lane.

The third advertisement appeared on February 4, 1853.  To Daguerreotypists, Steel Workers, Dentists, fireworkers, glassmakers, &c.—Bromine, iodine, chloride gold, hyposulphide, soda, cyanide, potassium, Vienna lime, English rouge,… L. Feuchtwanger, 141 Maiden lane. 

The fourth advertisement appeared on May 28, 1853.  To Daguerreotypist, Pyrotechnist, Glass makers, dentist, electroplaters,–Bromine, Iodine, hyposulphide soda, best English rouge, nitrate strontian, and harytachlorate of potash, zaffre, oxides of uranium, cohalt…Dr. L. Fruchtwanger, 141 Maiden lane.

The fifth advertisement appeared on June 1, 1853.  To Daguerreotypist, Pyrotechnists, Glassmakers, dentist, electroplaters,–Bromine, iodine, hyposulphide, best English rouge, nitrate strontian, and baryta, …Dr. L. Feuchtwanger, 141 Maiden lane.

The sixth advertisement appeared on August 11, 1854.  Daguerreotype Chemicals Very Cheap, wholesale and retail—Bromine, German and French, in sealed cans; fluorie acid, resublimed iodine, English hypesulphide soda, redistilled quicksilver, rouge, gallie and acids, plumbage, cyanide and iodide potassium, chloride, gold, &c., &c.; platina, nickel, bismuth, &c., for sale by Dr. L. Feuchtwanger, 141 Maiden lane.

The seventh advertisement appeared on October 22, 1854.  To Daguerreotypist, Electrotypists, Druggist, and Liquor dealers—a large stock of chemicals just landing: Bromine, iodine, hypo sulphide soda, chloride gold, salts gold, cyanide potassium, nitrate oxide and cyanide silver, carmine and rouge, plumbago, distilled quicksilver, &c….

The eighth advertisement appeared on August 6, 1855.  Cognac Oils, Essences Gin, Jamaica and St. Croix rum, apple, peach and cherry brandy, whiskey and port; patent medicines, essential oils, photographic, daguerreotype and electrotype chemicals, and all medals, for sale by Dr. L. Feuchtwanger, 98 Maiden lane.

The ninth advertisement appeared on September 2, 1855.  Daguerreotype and Photographic Chemicals and liquor flavoring, bromine, iodine, cyanide potassium, nitrate silver, pure ether, pyrogallic, sulphuric and acetic acids, iodides and bromides, ammonium, cadmium, colodion, hyposulphide soda, best and cheapest cognac oil, Otard and Rochelle brandy, peach, cherry, apple and prune essences, gin, rum, and whiskey, for sale by Dr. L. Feuchtwanger, 98 Maiden lane.

The tenth advertisement appeared on March 18, 1856.  To Liquor Dealers, Wholesale Grocers, Electrotypists and Photographers, &c.—Samples of liquors prepared from the best imported cognac oil, Jamaica and St. Croix rum, Holland gin, Monongahela and Scotch whiskey, peach, apple, cherry and raspberry brandies, and all necessary materials; oils peppermint, lemon, orange, sassafras, almonds and wintergreen; materials for all arts—daguerreotype, ambrotype and photographs; chemicals, such as bromine, zodion, salts gold, filtering paper, &c…. by Dr. L. Feuchtwanger, 98 Maiden lane.

The eleventh advertisement appeared on June 6, 1856.  Chemicals for the Daguerreotype and Ambrotypes, essential oils, best cognac oil, fireworks glassmakers and electrotype materials, at wholesale prices for sale by Dr. Feuchtwanger, 143 Maiden lane.

The twelfth advertisement appeared on July 7, 1856.  To Sojourning Country Merchants, Grocers, druggists and artizans.—Best imported white and green Cogniac oil, in original packages; essences: rum, gin, whiskey, apple, peach, cherry and raspberry brandy; oils:  lemon bergamot, sassafras, wintergreen, pimento, Melissa, juniper and caraway.  Ambrotype, photographic and daguerreotype materials and metals; gumarabic, carmine, ultramarine, china clay, varnishes, and patent medicines; Persian insect powder, fly paper, &c., for sale by Dr. Feuchtwanger, 143 Maiden lane.

Lewis Feuchtwanger is recorded in Craig’s Daguerreian Registry in 1856/1857.

Fanicke & Kraft

1852                Vanderbilt and Charlton avenue, Brooklyn, New York.

Fanicke & Kraft (A. Fanicke & Kraft) were recorded in one advertisement that appeared on December 16, 1852 in The New York Herald (New York, New York).  Pacific Chemical Laboratory, Pacific street, between Vanderbilt and Charlton avenue, Brooklyn.—Office No.  11 Wall street, third floor, room No. 16.—A. Fanicke & Kraft, manufacturers of pure chemicals.  Reagents daguerreotype apparatus, acids, ethers, ammonia, metallic oxides, and other fine chemicals, &c….

Fanicke & Kraft are not recorded in other photographic directories.

Benjamin J. Crew

1856                Northwest corner of Fifth and Callowhill Streets, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.

Benjamin J. Crew was recorded in one advertisement that appeared on March 19, 1856 in The New York Herald (New York, New York).  To Photographers.—Gun Cotton, Collodion, plain and sensitive, free from acid and deleterious salts, manufactured for photographic purposes; photographic and daguerreotype chemicals.  Orders by mail solicited and promptly attended to.  Price list furnished upon application.  Benj. J. Crew, chemist, northwest corner of Fifth and Callowhill streets, Philadelphia.

Benjamin J. Crew is not recorded in other photographic directories.

George W. Coble

1853-1854       Grand Jury Room, Sunbury, Pennsylvania.

1855                Address Unknown, Sunbury, Pennsylvania.

George W. Coble is recorded in five advertisements and two announcements in the Sunbury American (Sunbury, Pennsylvania).  The first advertisement ran from December 1, 1849 to January 5, 1850.  Coble’s Tooth Ache Drops. A most valuable cure for the Tooth Ache.  For sale by George W. Coble.  Third (red) House above Railroad, in Water street. 

The second advertisement ran from October 19 to December 14, 1850.  Envelopes.—The subscriber would respectfully announce to his friends and a generous public, that he is manufacturing Envelopes of the best quality and of all kinds.  For sale by Geo. W. Coble. 

The first announcement appeared on September 10, 1853.  Daguerreotypes.—We call the attention of our readers to the advertisement of George W. Coble in another column.

The third advertisement ran from September 10 to 24, 1853.  Daguerreotypes!!  Geo. W. Coble Respectfully announces to the citizens of Sunbury and vicinity, that he has opened a Daguerrean Room.  The most artistical attention will be given to position; also in equalizing the light and shade on the face, so as to give every life-like expression, and entirely obviate the flat cadaverous appearance so common to Daguerreotypes.  Persons having unsatisfactory pictures taken by incompetent operators, or those wishing to obtain good miniatures, of themselves and friends are invited to embrace this opportunity, as he will remain but a few weeks.

His room is at the old place, in the Grand Jury Room, (County Buildings.)  Operating hours from 8 A. M., until 5 P. M., without regard to weather. 

The second announcement appeared on April 22, 1854.  Daguerreotypes.—Geo. W. Coble is again in town, prepared to take likenesses.  Pay his gallery a visit.

The fourth advertisement ran from April 22 to September 23, 1854.  Daguerreotypes!  George W. Coble, Respectfully announces to the citizens of Sunbury and vicinity, that he has again opened a Daguerrean Room, and is prepared to take likenesses.  He warrants his pictures to be satisfactory to all wishing true representations of themselves and friends.  Special attention is paid to children.  Copies taken with accuracy.  Instructions given on reasonable terms.  His room is at the old place, in the Grand Jury Room, (county building,) operating hours from 8 A. M. until 5 P. M., without regard to the state of the weather.  Copies should be sent in on cloudy days. 

The fifth advertisement ran from March 31 to May 5, 1855.  A Lot of Chemicals for Sale by Geo. W. Coble, Daguerreotypist.  German Bromine, Chloride of Iodine, do. Do. dry, Hypo Sulphate of Soda, Caynide of Potassyum, distilled Mercury, liquid quick and Gilding.  He has also a Daguerreotyping apparatus, a full set, which he will sell at a reasonable price.  He has also a variety of specimens from town and country, which he will sell at half price, also cases and mats, all of which he will sell as cheap  as they can be bought in the city. 

George W. Coble is recorded in Directory Of Pennsylvania Photographers 1839-1900 as being active in Sunbury, Pennsylvania without an address or activity dates.

Charles T. Carney

1856                138 Washington Street, Boston, Massachusetts.

Charles T. Carney was recorded in one advertisement that appeared on November 4, 1856 in the  Boston Morning Journal (Boston, Massachusetts). November 4, 1856.  To Photographers and Daguerreotypists.  The subscriber offers to trade a full supply of Pure Chemicals and Preparations used in the Photographic Art—the Bromides, Iodides, Fluorides, Silver Nitrate, Collodion, Gold Chloride, &c., &c., and trusts, by always supplying Chemicals of warranted purity, to merit a share of your patronage.  Charles T. Carney, Wholesale Druggist and Chemist.  138 Washington street.

Charles T. Carney is not recorded in other photographic directories.

Abraham B. Sands

1844                273 Broadway, New York, New York.

Abraham B. Sands was recorded in two advertisements in the New York Daily Tribune (New York, New York).  The first advertisement appeared on July 15, 1844.  Daguerreotype Chemicals.—Johnson’s Prepared Bromine and Chloride of Gold, Hypo Sulph Soda, Chloride of Iodine, Bromine, Tripoli.  Chloride of Gold, and every Chemical required in the Daguerreotype art, of warranted purity and at reasonable prices.  For sale by A. B. Sands & Co. Druggist, 273 Broadway in the Granite Building, corner. Chamber st.

The second advertisement appeared on November 4, 1845.  Abraham B. Sands & Co.  Granite Building, 273 Broadway, Corner of Chambers-street.  Wholesale And Retail Chemicals and Apothecaries, and importer of Drugs, Chemicals, Perfumery, Fancy Articles, &c. … Chloride of Gold, Chloride of Iodine, Bromine, prepared Bromine for Daguerreotypes, Hypo Sulph Soda, Tripoli, &c., &c….

Abraham B. Sands is not recorded in other photographic directories.