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Charles Mendham

1852-1853     177 Broadway, New York, New York.                                                                                    1853                407 Broadway, New York, New York.

Charles Mendham was recorded in three advertisements in The New York Herald (New York, New York)The first advertisement appeared on April 29, 1852.  To Daguerreotypers.—Wanted, A First class Operator.  Apply to Powelson & Mendham, Daguerreotype Artists, 177 Broadway, from 8 to 12 o’clock in the morning.

The second advertisement ran on March 1 & 2, 1853. Card.—B. F. Powelson Hereby Gives Notice, that he is no longer interested in the daguerrean gallery known under the firm of Powelson & Mendham.  He can now be found at Harrison’s rooms, No. 123 Broadway, where he will be happy to see his friends and well wishers.  A first rate picture guaranteed.

The third advertisement appeared on April 30, 1853.  For Sale.—A Copper Boiler, Which Holds thirty gallons, also a furnace belonging to it; a new candle mould, middling sixes size, for sale.  Apply to Charles Mendham, daguerrean room [77] or 407 Broadway.

Charles Mendham is listed in Craig’s Daguerreian Registry as being active in 1853-1854 at 407 Broadway. and the partnership of Mendham & Powelson as being active in New York city in the mid-1850’s.

Charles Harrison

1853                423 Broadway, New York, New York.

Charles Harrison was recorded in one announcement and one advertisement.  The announcement was recorded on February 28, 1853 in The New York Herald (New York, New York).  Mr. Charles Harrison Informs The Citizens of New York that he has opened the largest and best adapted skylight for taking daguerreotype in the United States, at 423 Broadway, three doors above Canal street.  See Circular.  Portraits taken from 6 A. M. to 6 P. M.

The advertisement ran on March 1 & 2, 1853 in The New York Herald (New York, New York).   Card.—B. F. Powelson Hereby Gives Notice, that he is no longer interested in the daguerrean gallery known under the firm of Powelson & Mendham.  He can now be found at Harrison’s rooms, No. 123 Broadway, where he will be happy to see his friends and well wishers.  A first rate picture guaranteed.

Charles Harrison was recorded in Craig’s Daguerreian Registry as being active in 1854.