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Gray & Martin

1850                Granite Building, Jamestown, New York.

Gray (John C.) & Martin (G. R.) were recorded in an advertisement that ran from February 15 to March 29, 1850 in the Jamestown Journal (Jamestown, New York).  Last Opportunity.  The undersigned have formed a partnership for mutual benefit in traveling, would respectfully announce to the citizens of Jamestown and vicinity that they will remain with them but a short time longer.  Meanwhile they will be pleased to wait upon all those who may wish to secure of themselves or friends, that beautiful gem for Memory’s casket, the Daguerreotype.

Having availed themselves of all the late improvements, and applied them with experienced manipulation, they flatter themselves they can produce photographic likenesses in beauty, correctness and durability inferior to none in the country.

They have on hand a large variety of rosewood and gilt frames, passpatout, paper mache book, and other fancy cases, and also a large assortment of gilt and gold lockets.

They may be found in the Granite Building opposite the Post Office, always ready to wait upon customers from 8, A. M. to 5 P. M.  J. C. Gray.   G. R. Martin.

John C. Gray is recorded in Jamestown but not in the partnership.  G. R. Martin does not appear in other photographic directories.