1859 Address & Location Unknown, New York.
E. R. Graves was recorded on September 22, 1859 in The Medina Tribune (Medina, New York). Union Agricultural Society of Ridgeway And Shelby. Second Annual Fair held at Medina, N. Y., on Wednesday, Thursday and Friday, Sept 14, 15 & 16, 1859. List of Entries….Class VII.—Miscellaneous…
S. Downs, specimens Ambrotypes and daguerreotypes. S. Downs, daguerrean wagon. F. H. Finch, specimens of ambrotypes & daguerreotypes. E. R. Graves, specimens ambrotypes; colored photographs. Henry Pruden, specimens ambrotypes. Geo. P. Hopkins, specimens photographs; family sewing machine, “Scovill & Goodell
S. Downs was awarded $1 for the best daguerreotypes and Henry Pruden was awarded $1 for the best ambrotypes.
E. R. Graves is possibly Edward R. Graves who is listed in Craig’s Daguerreian Registry as being active in Lockport, New York which is approximately 25 miles away.