Tag Archives: Pulaski New York

J. Cephas Pride

1849                One Door North of N. M. Wardwell’s store, Pulaski, New York.

J. Cephas Pride is recorded in one advertisement that ran on May 16 & 23, 1849 in the Richland Courier (Pulaski, New York).  Daguerreotype Likenesses.  The Subscriber would respectfully announce to the ladies and gentlemen of Pulaski and vicinity, that he has opened a Daguerrean Gallery, one door north of N. M. Wardwell’s store, where he will be happy to receive a call from his friends; and pledge himself that he will take their Miniatures better than any other artist has been able to do heretofore, in this place.  J. Cephas Pride.  Pulaski, May 9, 1849.

J. Cephas Pride is not recorded in other photographic directories.

G. B. Pride

1849-1850       Ford’s Building, north of the Salmon River House, Pulaski, New York.

G. B. Pride was recorded in one advertisement that ran from September 5, 1849 to February 6, 1850 in the Richland Courier (Pulaski, New York).  Daguerrean Gallery, In the second story of Ford’s building, north of the Salmon River House, Pulaski, N. Y.  G. B. Pride Would inform his friends and the public that he is now in readiness to wait upon them, and as he has been to much expense in procuring the best materials, and fitting up a suitable gallery, he feels confident of being able to give perfect satisfaction.  A perfect likeness warranted in all cases.  Pulaski.

G. B. Pride is not recorded in other photographic directories.

Peter McNaught

1846-1847       Rooms on Court Street, over A. J. Peck’s Store, Watertown, New York.          1847                   Rooms at the Pulaski House, Pulaski, New York.

Peter McNaught was recorded in one announcement and four advertisements.  The announcement appeared on  September 30, 1846 in the Northern State Journal (Watertown, New York).  Mr. McNaught has shown us several splendid Daguerreotype Likenesses.  They are remarkably distinct, and the coloring he gives them adds materially to their appearance.  He may be found at his room over A. J. Peck’s Store.

The first advertisement appeared on September 30, 1846 in the  Northern State Journal (Watertown, New York).  Daguerreotype Miniatures.—The subscriber has located himself in the room over A. J. Peck’s store, where he is ready to take Miniature Likenesses, in a style so much like the original that it will be difficult to determine which is really the original.  Call and examine them.              P. McNaught.  Watertown, Sept 22, 1846.

The second advertisement ran from October 21 to December 9, 1846 in the Northern State Journal (Watertown, New York).  Daguerreotypes.—The subscriber would respectfully invite the citizens of Watertown and vicinity to call and examine his specimens.  Rooms over A. J. Peck & Co.’s Store, on Court street.         P. McNaught.      Watertown, Oct. 12, 1846.

The third advertisement ran from June 2 to October 6, 1847 in the Northern State Journal.  (Watertown, New York.)  A Card.—The subscriber Takes This method of tendering his thanks to the citizens of this vicinity, for their very liberal patronage, for which reason he has permanently established his rooms a Daguerreotype Gallery in this village, and has secured the services of Mr. Westcott, who will be happy to receive calls, and will furnish Likenesses no inferior to former specimens.  Any confidence reposed in Mr. W.’s skill I trust will not be misplaced. Rooms over A. J. Peck’s store, Court st.    Peter McNaught.         Watertown, May 25, 1847.

The fourth advertisement appeared on  September 29, 1847 in the Richland Courier (Pulaski, New York).  Daguerreotype Likenesses.  The Subscriber having taken rooms at the Pulaski House, kept by J. A. Mathewson, in this village, is Prepared to wait on all who may desire a likeness of themselves or their friends.  The public are respectfully invited to call and examine specimens.  P. McNaught.

Peter McNaught is not recorded in other photographic directories.

S. Kennedy

1852                  Rooms opposite Ingersoll Block, Pulaski, New York.                                              1852-1853       Rooms in the old Clerks Office, opposite Ingersoll Block, Pulaski, New York  1852-1853       Rooms over Kinny & Cooper Clothing Store, Mexico, New York.

S Kennedy was recorded in two advertisements that were recorded in the Northern Democrat. (Pulaski, New York). The first advertisement ran from May 13 to June 22, 1852.  Skylight Daguerrean Rooms.  S. Kennedy, Respectfully informs the inhabitants of Pulaski and the adjoining country that he has fitted up Daguerrian Rooms in the village of Pulaski, and is now prepared to take pictures in a manner unsurpassed elsewhere.  His long experience in the art, a very superior instrument, perfect plates, and fine arrangement of side and sky lights, give him assurances of being abundantly able to make good this promise.  He has on hand beautiful pearl, tortoise shell, and morocco cases. Paintings and engravings copied.  His prices will be as low as pictures can be obtained elsewhere.

His rooms are opposite the Ingersoll block, 2d door north of Angell & Seeley’s store.

The second advertisement ran from October 14, 1852 to February 3, 1853.  5,000 Cash Customers Wanted.  S. Kennedy.  Has resumed the Daguerrean Business is the village of Pulaski and Mexico, and would announce to the public, that he will hereafter keep his rooms open in Pulaski the two weeks coming with the first Monday of each Month and in Mexico the last two weeks of each month.  By this arrangement he will be enabled to give his personal attention to the taking of all pictures at either of his rooms.  He will furnish as good pictures as any other artist, having all the requisite facilities, and several years experience.

A full assortment of cases, lockets, pins, &c. will at all times be found at his rooms, on the most reasonable terms.  Every body should have pictures taken; his pictures will suit every body, and his prices will come within the means of everybody.  Come right along.  Office in Pulaski, in the old clerks office, opposite the Ingersoll Block—in Mexico over Kinny & Cooper clothing store.  Remember in Pulaski the two first and in Mexico the two last weeks of each month.  October 1, 1852.

S. Kennedy is not listed in other photographic directories.

F. A. Gleason

1851                Rooms over the Post Office, Pulaski, New York.

F. A. Gleason was recorded in an advertisement that ran from February 6 to 20, 1851 in the Northern Democrat (Pulaski, New York.). Daguerrean Likenesses. F. A. Gleason, has fitted up a room over the Post Office, for taking Daguerrean Likenesses, and he is so vain as to think the man in=s not to be found, who can take a better likeness than himself.  But why listen to one who is talking only for himself?  Call and see for yourselves, and if you do not like his specimens, tell him so.  Pulaski, Jan. 20, 1851.

F. A. Gleason is not recorded in other photographic directories.

W. L. Cook

1851                Address Unknown, Pulaski, New York.

W. L. Cook was recorded in two advertisement, the first ran from May 15 to 29, 1851 in the Northern Democrat (Pulaski, New York). Skylight Daguerreotypes in Pulaski, Cook’s Circular. Having perfected my arrangements I would give notice to the public generally that my rooms are now open to their inspection, and that I am prepared to give some further demonstration of the nature and perfection of the Daguerreotype.

The Art of itself is perfect if it can have its proper advantages, and I hope that by a possession of these, I shall be enabled to do away the two great defects of nearly all side light likenesses, the want of distinctness in the eyes and the form of the features, having eyes to my Likenesses whether the eyes of the subject are light or dark.  Those who have failed to obtain likenesses to their satisfaction from either of the above causes will do well to call and see what my Remedy will do for them.

It will be [be], borne in mind that these Rooms are designed to be permanent so that the inhabitants of the neighboring villages may find it to their advantage to give me a call.

An Offer.  For the sake of testing the comparative advantages of the side and sky-light I will give as good a likeness as I can take and pay the difference for the best likeness taken in this village of a person having dark eyes that shall be left at my rooms within three weeks after the date of this circular.  I also make the same offer for the best likeness of any person having light eyes, left within the same period.

Likenesses taken in cloudy weather as well as fair.  Instructions given in the art.  Rooms open from 8 A. M. to 9 P. M.    W. L. Cook, Artist.

The second advertisement ran from June 5 to July 3, 1851 in the Northern Democrat (Pulaski, New York).  Skylight Daguerreotypes in Pulaski, Cook’s Circular.  Having perfected my arrangements I would give notice to the public generally that my rooms are now open to their inspection, and that I am prepared to give some further demonstration of the nature and perfection of the Daguerreotype.

The Art of itself is perfect if it can have its proper advantages, and I hope that by a possession of these, I shall be enabled to do away the two great defects of nearly all side light likenesses, the want of distinctness in the eyes and the form of the features, having eyes to my Likenesses whether the eyes of the subject are light or dark.  Those who have failed to obtain likenesses to their satisfaction from either of the above causes will do well to call and see what my Remedy will do for them.

It will be [be], borne in mind that these Rooms are designed to be permanent so that the inhabitants of the neighboring villages may find it to their advantage to give me a call.

Prices.  For taking over, 81 cents, Silk lined cases $1.00 Others according to quality from $1.25 to $5.00.  Likenesses Copied, Cleaned, spots removed, and properly secured with safety to the Likeness and on reasonable terms.  Likenesses taken in cloudy weather as well as fair.  Instructions given in the art.  Rooms open from 8 A. M. to 9 P. M.     W. L. Cook, Artist.

W. L. Cook is not recorded in other photographic directories.