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D. M. Stoughton

1857-1858       Doctor Rawson’s Block, Findlay, Ohio.

D. M. Stoughton was recorded in four advertisements in The Hancock Jeffersonian (Findlay, Ohio).  The first advertisement dated April 10, 1857 ran on June 19 and 26, 1857, when he was by himself.

A New & Valuable Discovery. 

Enameled Photographs, 

Enameled Photographs,

Can Be Sent By Mail,

Can Be Sent By Mail,

To Any Part Of The World,

To Any Part Of The World,

Without Injury, or Extra Postage,

Without Injury, or Extra Postage,

And the only place where they can be obtained in perfection is at Stoughton’s, Stoughton’s Doctor Rawson’s Block, Stoughton’s old stand, where he can always be found, ready to wait upon his friends and customers,  having during the past season, repaired and refitted his rooms, he flatters himself that they now possess conveniences, both for himself and customers, superior to any in North-Western Ohio.  He never fails in executing Likenesses of children, by the aid of an improvement of his own, together with a powerful Sky-Light, he is enabled to take them at a sitting of only one second.—Enameled Photographs are superior to anything ever discovered, for locket pictures, &c.  Ambrotypes warranted not to crack.

N. B.—Instructions given in the art.  Findlay, April 10, 1857.

The second advertisement ran from July 17 to October 23, 1857 under the firm name of Stoughton & Hartsock.  Sphereotypes.  The undersigned would respectfully announce to the people of Hancock county that they have formed a co-partnership for the purpose of introducing the celebrated Patent Sphereotype!

This style of picture is unparalleled for beauty, and is acknowledged by all to be the greatest improvement of the age, in the Art Of Picture Taking!!

There is a softness and delicacy and beautiful, and which cannot be surpassed.  Call and examine their specimens.  They will also take Ambrotypes!  With all the latest improvements, together with pictures on paper, Cloth, Leather, &c.  Pictures taking on Leather In a recent discovery, and is very convenient for filing Lockets, or for sending any distance by mail in letters, which may be done without injury to the picture or extra postage.  By the aid of a Powerful Sky-Light, and excellent Chemicals, they are enabled to execute Pictures at a sitting of only one second; hence they seldom fail in getting the likenesses of Children.  Satisfaction warranted in all cases, both in regard to Price and Quality!!  And are determined not to be excelled.  They may be found at Stoughton’s old stand.  Stoughton & Hartsock.  Findlay, O., July 10, 1857.

The third and fourth advertisement appeared under the firm name of Stoughton & Reiterman.  The third advertisement ran on March 12 to October 15, 1858.  Stoughton’s. Ambrotype Gallery.  This establishment has been so long in operation, and its reputation is so well known by the people of Hancock and adjoining counties, that we presume it is not necessary to mention The Fact, that all the different styles of pictures are taken here, in a manner that Cannot Be Surpassed, and at low prices as they can be obtained at any other place.  There may be some, however, that are ignorant of these facts, and for their benefit they are mentioned.

Particular attention is called to our method of taking Likenesses on Leather, Card, Paper, &c. This is a convenient means of sending likenesses by leather, which can be done without extra postage.

Rooms in Doct. Rawson’s Block, opposite Ewing’s.  Stoughton & Reiterman.  D. M. Findlay, Ohio, March 5, 1858.

The fourth advertisement ran on October 15 & 22, 1858.  Stoughton’s. (Stoughton & Reiterman’s) Ambrotype Gallery.  This establishment has been so long in operation, and its reputation is so well known by the people of Hancock and adjoining counties, that we presume it is not necessary to mention The Fact, that all the different styles of pictures are taken here, in a manner that Cannot Be Surpassed, and at low prices as they can be obtained at any other place.  There may be some, however, that are ignorant of these facts, and for their benefit they are mentioned.

Particular attention is called to our method of taking Likenesses on Leather, Card, Paper, &c.

This is a convenient means of sending likenesses by leather, which can be done without extra postage.

Rooms in Doct. Rawson’s Block, opposite Ewing’s.  Stoughton & Reiterman.  Findlay, Ohio,

D. M. Stoughton, Stoughton & Hartsock and Stoughton & Reiterman are not recorded in other photographic directories.  W. Reiterman is recorded in other photographic directories as being active in Findlay, Ohio in 1860.

T. H. Shippy

1858                Room at the Dixon House, Findlay, Ohio.

T. H. Shippy was recorded in one advertisement that ran on March 12 to 28, 1858 in The Hancock Jeffersonian (Findlay, Ohio).  Ambrotypes In Cases For Only Fifty Cents.  The subscriber has opened a room at the Dixon House, where he is prepared to furnish Ambrotype Likenesses, in a style inferior to none in Ohio, at the low price of Fifty Cents, with large size pictures, either single or in groups.  Pins, Rings, Lockets, &c., at equally low prices.

Having secured the services of an Artist of fifteen years’ experience in Boston, New York, Philadelphia, Baltimore, and other cities of the east, he feels confident of being able to give entire satisfaction to all who may favor him with their patronage.

Old Pictures copied, or exchanged at a trifling cost.

Please call and examine specimens.

Entrance through the Hotel, or by private entrance on Sandusky street.  T. H. Shippy, Artist. Findlay, March 3, 1858.

T. H. Shippy is not recorded in other photographic directories.

James B. Entrikin

1859                Rooms in Dr. Goucher’s Brick Block, Findlay, Ohio.

James B. Entrikin was recorded in an announcement on December 30, 1859 in The Hancock Jeffersonian (Findlay, Ohio).  Ambrotype Saloon.—We neglected to notice, as we should have done, some time since, Mr. James B. Entrikin’s Ambrotype Saloon, in Dr. Goucher’s Brick Block, over Dr. Langworthy’s Book and Drug Store, where those who wish such a valuable memento as a picture of a living or departed friend, can be accommodated.

James B. Entrikin is not recorded in other photographic directories.

M. B. Czechowski

1857                Hardin Street, Findlay, Ohio.

M. B. Czechowski was recorded in an advertisement that ran from June 19 to July 17, 1857 in The Hancock Jeffersonian (Findlay, Ohio). A Polish Exile. The undersigned has established himself in Findlay, for the purpose of engaging in the business of Book Binding as well as that of Ambrotype Artist.  He respectfully solicits the patronage of those who have anything in his line to do.  His place of Business, will be found at the extreme east end of Hardin street.  M. B. Czechowski.  Findlay, O., April 24, 1857.

M. B. Czechowski is not recorded in other photographic directories.