Tag Archives: O’Conner & Atkins

Jones & Ferguson

Jones was recorded as part of the partnership of Jones & Ferguson on  September 28, 1859 in an announcement in the Delaware Gazette (Delhi, New York).  Delaware County Agricultural Society.  Premium List—1859…Class L—No. 3—Discretionary.

Best ambrotypes, Jones & Ferguson, Kortright…… $1.                                                                            2d best, M. L. Lemily, Kortright……………………….75.                                                                                 3d best, O’Conner & Atkins, [unknown]…………..50.

Jones is not listed in other photographic directories.


From the March 24, 1859 issue of the Delaware Gazette, published in Delhi, New York.   A list of the premiums awarded at the Delaware County Agricultural Society for—1859…Class L—No. 3—Discretionary.  O’Conner & Atkins received the third best award.  At this time nothing else is known about them, Jones & Ferguson and M. L. Lemily were both from Kortright, N. Y. but no location was given for O’Conner & Atkins.  It’s possible they were from Delhi, N. Y. but there is no proof of that at this time.

For the best ambrotypes,

  • Jones & Ferguson, Kortright,                  $1.00
  • 2d best, M. L. Lemily, Kortright,                  .75
  • 3d best, O’Conner & Atkins,                         .50