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S. T. Robinson

1857                Room of Mr. John Neal, adjoining R. P. Cunningham & Co.’s. Grocery Store,                                    Eaton, Ohio.                                                                                                                                  1857                Main Street, Opposite Stephens & Co.’s Store, Eaton, Ohio.

S. T. Robinson was recorded in two advertisements in the Preble County Democrat (Eaton, Ohio).  The first advertisement ran from May 21 to July 9, 1857.  Photography In Eaton.  The Subscriber respectfully announces to the citizens of Eaton and Preble County generally, that he has taken and entirely refitted the room of Mr. John Neal, adjoining R. P. Cunningham & Co.’s. Grocery, for taking Pictures.  He is prepared to take Daguerreotypes, Ambrotypes, Melainotypes, Sphereotypes, Stereotypes, Photographs or Mezzographs.

Having had several years experience in the Photographic Art, he flatters himself that he is  prepared to give satisfaction to all that may favor him with their patronage.

Prices—The Melainotype will be put up as low as 75 cents.                                                                Single Photographs, (whole size) $4; by the dozen, $10.                                                                          Color Photographs, $10 each.                                                                                                                               Lockets, Pins, Rings, of any size, filled.  S. T. Robinson.  Eaton, May 21.

The second advertisement ran from July 9 to August 20, 1857.  Photography In Eaton.  Persons wishing Daguerreotypes, Ambrotypes, Melainotypes, Spereotypes, Stereoscopes, or Photographs, will please call on the subscriber on Main street, opposite.  Pictures taken in all kinds of weather and on the most reasonable terms.

Copies enlarged and put up in the best of style.  Lockets, Pins, Rings, of the smallest size, filled.  S. T. Robinson.

S. T. Robinson is not listed in other photographic directories.  It is possible that this is the same person as J. T. Robinson (posted yesterday 11-6-20).

J. T. Robinson

1857                Address Unknown, [Eaton, Ohio].

J. T. Robinson was recorded in one announcement on October 29, 1857 in the Preble County Democrat (Eaton, Ohio).  Premium List.  A list of Premiums awarded at the 8th Annual Fair of the Preble County Agricultural Society, held on the Fair Grounds at Eaton, the 14th, 15th, and 16th days of October, 1857….

J. T. Robinson, best ambrotypes,        Diploma.                                                                                            J. T. Robinson, best photographs,       Diploma.

J. T. Robinson is not listed in other photographic directories.  It is possible that this is S. T. Robinson (posted tomorrow 11-7-20) who was active in Eaton in 1857, or T. J. Robinson who was active in Dayton, Ohio in 1857.

J . E. Hugget

1855                A few doors east of the M. E. Church, Eaton, Ohio.

J . E. Hugget was recorded in one advertisement and one announcement.  The advertisement ran from April 19 to July 26, 1855 in the Eaton Democrat (Eaton, Ohio).  Sky-Light Daguerreotype Pavilion.  The undersigned takes great pleasure in announcing to the Ladies and Gentlemen of Eaton and surrounding country that he is now in town, and is prepared to furnish all lovers of Nature’s delicate pencillings, with a correct likeness of themselves or friends, by calling at his room, and taking a seat under the mellow light, as it flows from heaven’s boundless arch, imparting to nature her true form.

He is prepared to take Likenesses, of all sizes, from the smallest Miniature to the half size form.  Pictures taken in cloudy, fully as well as in clear weather.  Ladies and Gentlemen are invited to call and examine Specimens and Stock.  Office open from 7 A. M., to 6 P. M.  J. E. Hugget, Daguerreotypist.

The announcement ran on May 24, 1855 in the Eaton Democrat (Eaton, Ohio).  The superiority of Huggett’s Daguerreotype Likenesses is Apparent to the most casual observer.  Their striking correctness, fine tone and beautiful finish, gives them precedence over all others.  His rooms are a few doors east of the M. E. Church, where all who want correct likenesses of themselves or friends will do well to call.

J . E. Hugget is not recorded in other photographic directories.