Tag Archives: Jamaica New York

J. Ford

1846                    American Hotel, Military Hall Rooms, Jamaica, New York.

J. Ford was recorded in an announcement and an advertisement.  The announcement ran on  May 12, 1846 in the Long Island Farmer, and Queens County Advertiser (Jamaica, New York).   Portraits.—Gentlemen and Ladies, desirous of obtaining correct likenesses, are requested to call at Mr. Ford’s rooms, Military Hall.  We have seen a number of his specimens, and recommend our readers to examine for themselves.  See advertisement in another column.

The advertisement appeared on May 12, 1846 in the Long Island Farmer, and Queens County Advertiser  (Jamaica, New York).  Daguerreotype Portraits, Taken for $1.50 and upwards.  J. Ford will remain in the village of Jamaica, a short time for the purpose of taking Daguerreotype Portraits.  The public are invited to call and examine specimens.  Persons sitting for their portraits are warranted a correct likeness and splendid Pictures taken on the newest improved plan.  American Hotel, Military Hall Rooms.

Joseph Corduan

1841-1842       28 Cherry Street, New York, New York.                                                                        1841-1842       Mrs. Hunter’s Hotel, Jamaica, New York.

Joseph Corduan was recorded in an advertisement that ran on December 14, 1841 to January 4, 1842 in the Long Island Farmer, and Queens County Advertiser (Jamaica, New York).

Daguerreotype.  J. Corduan & Co. 28 Cherry st., New York, Will be at Mrs. Hunter’s Hotel, on the first fair Saturday, for the purpose of taking Daguerreotype likenesses.  Should any feel disposed to take a sitting, they will please leave their names at this office.

Joseph Corduan is recorded in Craig’s Daguerreian Registry from 1840-1846.  1841-1842 Craig list him at 23 Cherry Street.

N. W. Conklin & Son

1849-1850       Address Unknown, Jamaica, New York.

N. W. Conklin & Son were recorded in an advertisement that ran from December 4, 1849 to December 17, 1850 in the Long Island Farmer, and Queens County Advertiser (Jamaica, New York). Likenesses. The Subscribers would respectfully inform their friends and all who may favor them with a call, that they are now prepared to take Daguerreotype Likenesses on as reasonable terms as they can be obtained elsewhere, and such as give good satisfaction.

N. W. Conklin was recorded in Craig’s Daguerreian Registry in Jamaica, New York in 1850-1851.

James V. Bergen

In an advertisement which ran from May 24 to July 19, 1859  in the Long Island Farmer, and Queens County Advertiser (Jamaica, New York.)  Ambrotypes At A Low Price.  The subscriber, having fitted up Rooms expressly for Ambrotypes, is now prepared to furnish Likenesses of the very best quality, and at prices as low as any establishment in the Country, or in the World.  Knowing that his success must depend upon his work, he is determined to send out Pictures that will far surpass the average made in New York city.  His light is a Sky-Light and Side-Light Combined.  By this arrangement he hopes to retain the advantages of both, without the defects of either.

N. B.—No Picture finished until pronounced satisfactory. Especial care taken with children‘s portraits. Rooms in Fulton, two doors west of Washington St.  James V. Bergen.

Bergen does not appear in any other photographic directories that I have consulted.