Tag Archives: Manchester New Hampshire

A.T. Foss

1845                Union Building, entrance No. 6, Manchester, New Hampshire.

A.T. Foss was recorded in one advertisement on March 7, 1845 in the Manchester American  (Manchester, New Hampshire).  Daguerreotype Miniatures.  A. T. Foss is now prepared to take Daguerreotype Miniatures in the best style of the art.  Any person sitting for a miniature will not be expected to purchase it, unless it gives perfect satisfaction.

Gentlemen and ladies are invited to call and examine specimens.  Room in Union Building, adjoining the American Office.  Entrance No. 6.  Office hours from 8 A. M. to 4 P. M.

A.T. Foss is not recorder in other photographic directories. This was the only issue of the Manchester American available.

H. D. W. Moulton

1854                Ayer’s Block, Manchester, New Hampshire.                                                                  1857                349 Broadway, New York, New York.                                                                                    1858                585 & 587 Broadway, New York, New York.

H. D. W. Moulton was recorded in one newspaper advertisement, the 1854 Manchester City Directory, Business Directory, and an advertisement in the same directory (Manchester, New Hampshire). Daguerreian Artists. Moulton, H. D. W., Ayer’s Block.

Advertisement in the 1854 Manchester City Directory, Business Directory (Manchester, New Hampshire).  H. D. W. Moulton, Daguerreotypist, Crystalotypist, And Photographs, Or daguerreotypes on paper.

The newspaper advertisement ran from January 14 to March 4, 1858 in the New York Daily Tribune (New York, New York).  Frederick’s Photographic Temple Of Art, Nos. 585 and 587 Broadway, opposite Metropolitan Hotel.—Photographs, Hallotypes, Daguerreotypes and Ambrotypes, in every style.  Photographs by Mr. Moulton, formerly with Gurney.

H. D. W. Moulton is recorded in other photographic directories but no mention of a connection to Frederick, Gurney or being active in 1858.

M. S. Lamprey

N. D.                   Ayers Building, Manchester, New Hampshire.

N. D. Information from a 9th plate advertising card.  12½ Ct. Picture From M. S. Lamprey & Co.’s Cheap Picture Gallery, Ayer’s Building, Opposite Merrimack Square, Elm Street, Manchester, N. H.

Pictures executed, both day and evening, in every style of the art.  Also, inserted into Pins, Rings, and Lockets.  Particular attention paid to copying pictures, and satisfaction guaranteed.  Also, a large assortment of Cases at the lowest prices.

M. S. Lamprey was not listed in the business section of the Manchester City Directories, issued every other (even) year.  In 1852 Ebenezer Hadley was at that address, in 1854 H. D. W. Moulton was there and in 1856 Frank Gould was there.  Craig’s Daguerreian Registry list him as a Ambrotypist and Daguerrean.  Cuttings patent for the ambrotype dates from July 1854.  To date the Manchester newspapers have not been consulted.

Josiah Goddard

1855                16 Harrington Corner, Worcester, Massachusetts.

1856                27 Smyth’s Block, Manchester, New Hampshire.

Information from the 1855 Worcester City Directory, residence section.  A Josiah Goddard was also recorded in the 1856 Manchester City Directory, Business Directory as a daguerrean.

Josiah Goddard is not recorded in A Directory of Massachusetts Photographers 1839-1900, but is listed in Craig’s Daguerreian Registry.  John speculates that they are the same person, but no proof has been found to substantiate this claim.