1851 293 Broadway, New York, New York.
William B. Parsons was recorded in one advertisement in The New York Herald (New York, New York) on December 22, 1851.
Card.—Daguerreotypes.—The Subscriber wishes to inform his friends and the public that he is not located at 383 Broadway, as was anticipated, but will be happy to see them at the old stand, 293, where they can obtain pictures equal, if not superior, to any produced from the hands of that celebrated operator, James P. Perry.
Respectfully, Wm. B. Parsons, 293 Broadway, (Cook’s Gallery)
William B. Parsons is not listed in other photographic directories.
1852 Address Unknown, Charleston, South Carolina.
Cook & Glen were recorded in an announcement on November 23 1852 in The Camden Journal (Camden, South Carolina). The Fair and Poultry Exhibition…We have taken a few notes in the more delicate and fine arts to-day….Osborn, Cook & Glen, of this city an extensive Gallery of Daguerreotype Miniatures…Charleston Courier, 19th Inst.
Both George Smith Cook and D. L. Glen are listed in photographic directories in Charleston, South Carolina. They have not been recorded as partners, in fact looking at Craig’s Daguerreian Registry he records George Smith Cook in 1852 at 235 King Street, D. L. Glen at 221 King Street and James M. Osborn at 233 King Street.