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Frederick Schramm

1847                Address Unknown, Burlington, Iowa.

Frederick Schramm was recorded in one advertisement that appeared on December 22, 1847 in the Iowa Territorial Gazette and Burlington Advertiser (Burlington, Iowa).  Daguerrian Apparatus for Sale.  Mr. Frederick Schramm, of this city has an excellent Daguerrian Apparatus, all complete, for sale on Liberal Terms.  dec 1 ’47.

Frederick Schramm is not recorded in other photographic directories.  Pioneer Photographers from the Mississippi to the Continental Divide A Biographical Dictionary, 1839-1865 does list a Schramm.  They speculate that it is John Siegmund Schramm. It is unknown if Schramm was a daguerreotypist or if he was just selling the apparatus.