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L. Tarbell

1853                Corner of Main And Biddle Streets, Wheeling, Virginia.

1855                Address Unknown, Jackson, Ohio.

1855-1856       Address Unknown, Chillicothe, Ohio.[1]

L. Tarbell was recorded in Two advertisements, one announcement and mentioned in another advertisement in the Wheeling Daily Intelligencer (Wheeling, Virginia).  Another announcement appeared in The Jackson Standard (Jackson, Ohio).  The first advertisement ran from January 21 to July 13, 1853. Look at This!  All those who are desirous preserving the memory of themselves and [and] friend, can do so, most effectually, by calling without delay, at Tarbell & Co’s. Daguerreotype Rooms, at the corner of Main and Biddle streets, Centre Wheeling, and procure for each those life-like Pictures which cannot be obtained, with the same degree of beauty and excellence, elsewhere in the city.

Tarbell & Co., Daguerreotypists, Corner of Main and Biddle streets, Centre Wheeling. 

The first announcement appeared on June 18, 1853.  Daguerreotypes.—See the advertisement of Mr. L. Tarbell, who has improved his Daguerrean Rooms in Centre Wheeling, and is prepared to accommodate the people down that way with perfect fac similes of themselves and friends.

The second advertisement ran from July 18, 1853 to April 15, 1854.  Look at This!  All those who are desirous preserving the memory of themselves and [and] friend, can do so, most effectually, by calling without delay, at L. Tarbell’s Daguerreotype Rooms, at the corner of Main and Biddle streets, Centre Wheeling, and procure for each those life-like Pictures which cannot be obtained, with the same degree of beauty and excellence, elsewhere in the city.

L. Tarbell, Daguerreotypists, Corner of Main and Biddle streets, Centre Wheeling. 

The advertisement he was mentioned in appeared on March 24, 1854.  Messrs. Beamer & Turton, having taken the Rooms formerly occupied by Mr. L. Tarbell as a Daguerrean Gallery, corner of Main and Biddle streets, Centre Wheeling, beg leave to solicit a share of patronage from his friends and the public at large.

They make it a rule not to let any pictures go out but what are satisfactory, and well executed.

Gold and Silver plating executed neatly.

Orders left here for sign painting will be attended to J. Turton & Brother. 

The second announcement appeared on June 21, 1855 in The Jackson Standard (Jackson, Ohio). We visited the daguerrean Gallery of Professor Tarbell, where we were pleased to see some of the finest work in his line, that we have ever examined, among whom we recognized many familiar faces, of both old and young…

L. Tarbell is listed in other photographic directories as being listed in Chillicothe, Ohio in 1855-1856.


[1] Craig’s Daguerreian Registry & Ohio Photographers, 1839-1900.