Tag Archives: Glasgow Missouri

James B. Pleasant

1850                No. 6 Glasgow House, Glasgow, Missouri.

James B. Pleasant was recorded in one advertisement that appeared in the Glasgow Weekly Times (Glasgow, Missouri) on May 23, 1850.  Jas. B. Pleasant, Artist in Daguerreotype.  Of Louisville, Ky., tenders his professional services to the citizens of Glasgow.  He intends that his pictures shall speak for themselves.  No charge for a picture that does not give entire satisfaction.  Please give him a call.

Rooms No. 6 Glasgow House.

James B. Pleasant is not recorded in other photographic directories, it is unknown if he was a daguerreotypist in Louisville, Kentucky.

W. P. Pitts

1855                Rooms in the Boarding House, adjoining Female Seminary, Glasgow, Missouri.

W. P. Pitts was recorded in one advertisement that ran from January 18 to March 8, 1855 in the  Glasgow Weekly Times (Glasgow, Missouri).  Daguerrean Likeness.  W. P. Pitts Respectfully announces to the Ladies and gentlemen of Glasgow and vicinity, that he has taken a room in the Boarding House, adjoining the Female Seminary, where he is prepared to take Likenesses In all the Styles of the Art.

He solicits a call and examination of his specimens.  Terms reasonable, and work warranted.

W P. Pitts is not recorded in other photographic directories.

C. R. Moffett

1847                Address Unknown, St. Louis, Missouri.                                                                            1847                Rooms in Criglar’s Brick Building, opposite the Post Office, , Missouri.  1849                Rooms opposite the Stage Office, Glasgow, Missouri.

C. R. Moffett  was recorded in an announcement and two advertisements. The first announcement appeared on September 25, 1847 in the Boon Lick Times(Fayette, Missouri).  Miniatures.—See Advertisement of Mr. C. R. Moffett.  He desires a call whether employed or not.  His terms are very moderate—call and examine his work for yourselves.

The advertisement ran from September 25 to October 16, 1847 In the Boon Lick Times (Fayette, Missouri).  Colored Daguerreotype Miniatures.  Taken in the best style, in all kinds of weather.  The subscriber respectfully informs the citizens of Fayette, and vicinity that he will remain at his room a few days, and will be happy to wait on those who feel disposed to patronize him in this art, by obtaining, at very little expense, what under some circumstances we would value beyond price.  Embrace the present opportunity—“To secure the shadow e’er the substance fades, of children whom we love and parents we revere.”

They are now made indelible as time, giving the natural color.  Likenesses in all cases warranted perfect.  The public are invited to call and examine specimens, whether they intend sitting or not, which will be exhibited at all hours with much pleasure.  He has the most recent mode of taking Miniatures, which differs widely from those taken a year ago.  His instrument is one of the best that can be obtained, just from the East.  Being late from St. Louis, he warrants good work, or no charge, having a fancy back ground which adds much to the beauty of the Miniature.  Portraits copied and Miniatures set in Lockets, Breast pins, & c.  Rooms opposite the Post Office, in Criglar’s Brick.  C. R. Moffett.

The second advertisement ran from April 19 to May 10, 1849 in the Glasgow Weekly Times  (Glasgow, Missouri).  Cheap! Cheap!!  Daguerrean Miniatures Taken in the Best Style at from $1 50 to $2, in family groups or singly.  Also miniatures for lockets, Breast-pins, or rings.  Likenesses warranted perfect or no charge:  taken in all kinds of weather, in from 20 to 60 seconds, giving the natural color.  Ladies and gentlemen are respectfully invited to call.  Rooms opposite the stage office.  C. R. Moffett.

C. R. Moffett is recorded in Craig’s Daguerreian Registry, in Danville, Missouri in 1848.

Mr. Lynn

1859                Rooms Over Cropp & Cockerill’s Drug Store, Glasgow, Missouri.

Mr. Lynn was recorded in an announcement that appeared on April 14, 1859 in the Glasgow Weekly Times (Glasgow, Missouri).  Ambrotypes.—Those in want of Pictures of themselves or friends, should call on Mr. Lynn, over Cropp & Cockerill’s Drug Store.  He will remain in town a few weeks longer, and will be happy to serve all who may need anything in his line.  A new and beautiful stock of Cases just received.  Mr. L. is an excellent Artist, as his work proves, and those who want a No. 1 Picture should call early.

Mr. Lynn is not listed in other photographic directories.

John Liewer

1857                Rooms opposite the Post Office, over Sulzbacher’s Store, Glasgow, Missouri.

John Liewer was recorded in an advertisement on March 26, 1857 in the Glasgow Weekly Times  (Glasgow, Missouri).  Ambrotypes.  Mr. John Liewer & Co., are prepared to take any description of the above beautiful style of Pictures, and will be happy to see those who may need their services.  The Ambrotype is a Positive Picture on Glass.  It possesses a softness, rotundity, a commingling of light and shade, a distinctness and delicacy of tone, which the old Daguerreotype has never attained.  It can be viewed with all the ease and distinctness of an Engraving; but above all, is bound to last as long as the Glass itself.  Rooms opposite the Post Office, over Sulzbacher’s Store.

John Liewer is not recorded in other photographic directories.

Nathaniel Jacocks

1854                Rooms over F. A. Savage’s Store, Glasgow, Missouri.

Nathaniel Jacocks was recorded in an advertisement that ran from July 6 to August 3, 1854 in the Glasgow Weekly Times (Glasgow, Missouri).  Daguerreotype Electro-Magnetic Miniatures, Taken In A Few Seconds.  Nathaniel Jacocks Begs leave to inform the citizens of this place that he will take miniatures after the Electro Magnetic Process, being the latest improvement in Daguerreotype, by which the time of sitting is made shorter, and the Pictures far more brilliant than by other methods.

Engravings, Portraits, Miniatures, &c., correctly copied, if desired.  The finest specimens and variety of Cases, Lockets, &c., ever brought to this city.  Call and examine for yourselves.

Families taken on the most reasonable terms.  Rooms over F. A. Savage’s Store.  Glasgow.

Nathaniel Jacocks is not listed in other photographic directories.

Hunter & Lea

1857                Rooms on First Street, opposite the Post Office, Glasgow, Missouri.

Hunter & Lea were recorded in an announcement dated  September 17, 1857 in the Glasgow Weekly Times (Glasgow, Missouri).  Ambrotypes, Melainotypes and Photographs.  Messrs. Hunter & Lea have taken rooms on first street, opposite the Post Office, where they are prepared to accommodate all who may need their services.—They will take pictures of any size, either on Glass, Isingglass, Paper or Sheet Iron, put them up in handsome cases, rings, lockets or breast-pins, and at a price from $1.50 up, according to size and case.  Families taken at a reduction on regular prices.  They have a large number of specimens, of their own work, which show them to be masters of their art, which is more than can be said of every one who travels around, rendering hideous the “human face divine.”  Give them a call—examine their work—and if you want a picture you will be at the right place to get it.

 

Hunter & Lea are not recorded in other photographic directories.

Mr. Frazier

1851                Over the Old Drug Store, Up-Stairs, Glasgow, Missouri.

Mr. Frazier was recorded in an advertisement and announcement.  The advertisement ran from April 10 to May 22, 1851  in the Glasgow Weekly Times (Glasgow, Missouri).  Daguerrean Likenesses.  Mr. Frazier, Daguerrean Artist, can be found up stairs, over the old drug store, opposite Dr. Vaughan’s office, prepared to take true and finished likenesses of all who may desire to employ him.  His stay will be short.  Call and see his specimens.

The announcement appeared on May 22, 1851 in the Glasgow Weekly Times (Glasgow, Missouri).  Daguerreotypes.—Mr. Frazier requests us to say that he will leave here next Tuesday morning, previous to which time he desires to fulfill all his engagements.  Those wanting likenesses should call without delay.

John Chamberlain

1858                First Street, 57 Union Block, Glasgow, Missouri.

John Chamberlain was recorded in an announcement on March 25, 1858 in the Glasgow Weekly Times (Glasgow, Missouri.)  Ambrotypes.—Mr. Jno. Chamberlain has fitted up a room in the rear of his jewelry shop, where he is prepared to take likenesses of every description, at a moments notice.  He formerly was engaged in the Daguerrean business, and has recently graduated under Prof. Burch, one of the best Ambrotypist that has ever visited our town.  Mr. C. has a fine instrument, a good assortment of stock, and will do you up a likeness of any required description or price, in less time than you have taken to read this notice.

On May 6 an advertisement appeared and ran until December 9, 1858 in the Glasgow Weekly Times (Glasgow, Missouri.)  John Chamberlain, Ambrotypist.  Rooms At His Jewelry Store.  Fine & Common Cases, Lockets, Pins & Rings, for Likenesses.  Work Done At A Moment’s Notice, And Warranted.

Both John Chamberlain and H. F. Burch are not recorded in other photographic directories.

H. F. Burch

1858                Rooms over White’s Drug Store, Glasgow, Missouri.

H. F. Burch was recorded in an announcement in the Glasgow Weekly Times (Glasgow, Missouri) on January 7, 1858. Ambrotypes.—An excellent Ambrotypist is in town. His specimens are good, and those wanting pictures should call without delay.

On January 14, 1858 he was listed in an advertisement in the same newspaper which ran until February 18, 1858.  Ambrotyping.  We would respectfully announce to the citizens of Glasgow and vicinity, that we have opened rooms over White’s Drug Store, for a short time only, for the purpose of Taking Pictures in the above named Art.

This new style of Pictures is fast taking the place of all other methods of producing photographic pictures, as they possess all the beauty of light and shade so much desired in a likeness of one’s self; at the same time they cannot be surpassed in beauty of finish and depth of tone.  The picture is taken up-on glass and is subject to no change in any climate, giving the true position of the subject; and the time of sitting is reduced to about one-third; therefore, the beauty of expression is preserved in all its truthfulness.    H. F. Burch.

On March 25, 1858 he is mentioned in an advertisement as a teacher of John Chamberlain in the Glasgow Weekly Times (Glasgow, Missouri.)  Ambrotypes.—Mr. Jno. Chamberlain has fitted up a room in the rear of his jewelry shop, where he is prepared to take likenesses of every description, at a moments notice.  He formerly was engaged in the Daguerrean business, and has recently graduated under Prof. Burch, one of the best Ambrotypist that has ever visited our town.  Mr. C. has a fine instrument, a good assortment of stock, and will do you up a likeness of any required description or price, in less time than you have taken to read this notice.

H. F. Burch is not listed in other photographic directories.