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P. M. Sawyer

1854                Address Unknown, Paris, Maine.

1855-1856       Address Unknown, Calais, Maine.[1]

1856                Address Unknown, Norway, Maine.1

P. M. Sawyer was recorded in one announcement that appeared on June 23, 1854 in the Oxford Democrat (Paris, Maine).  A nomadic Daguerreotype Saloon made its appearance here the other morning.  Messrs. S. W. & P. M. Sawyer accompany it, and are prepared to take your picture at any time, if you will call on them.

P. M. Sawyer is recorded in Craig’s Daguerreian Registry as being active in 1855-1856 in Calais, Maine.  In 1856 he was in the partnership of Sawyer and Robbins.  John goes on to say that he is probably the same P. M. Sawyer who was active in 1856 in Norway, Maine.


[1] Craig’s Daguerreian Registry.

Anthony B. Crockett

1857-1859       Rooms Next Door to the Post Office, Norway Village, Maine.

Anthony B. Crockett  was recorded in one announcement and one advertisement in the Oxford Democrat (Paris, Maine).  The announcement appeared on December 11, 1857.  Ambrotypes.  We would invite the attention of our readers to the advertisement of Mr. A. B. Crockett, of Norway.  Of his success in taking likenesses, we have little knowledge; but we have examined some views taken by him from the cupola of the Academy, in this village, which possessed more than ordinary excellence.

The advertisement ran from December 11, 1857 to December 30, 1859.  Ambrotypes!  The Best Place For the People in this Vicinity to get a Good. Picture,—Is At—Crockett’s Rooms, (Next door to the Post Office,) Norway Village, Maine.  Having good rooms, good light; good materials, and long experience, he will give you a good picture for a fair price, and warranted.

All other kinds of pictures taken. At prices corresponding to their merit.

Anthony B. Crockett is recorded in Craig’s Daguerreian Registry as being active in Norway, Maine in 1860.