Tag Archives: Retailer

E. Pricemer

1841                3 Broad Street, New York, New York.

E. Pricemer was recorded in one advertisement that ran from March 23 to April 13, 1841.  Just Received From France, and for sale by E. Pricemer, 3 Broad street—Large and small Daguerreotype Plates, Hyposulfite of Soda, Cripoli, Daguerreotype Drawings of the Monuments of Paris and Rome.

E.Pricemer is not recorded in other photographic directories as a retailer of daguerreian supplies.

James Prentice

1859                66 Nassau Street, New York, New York.

James Prentice was listed in two advertisements in The New York Herald (New York, New York) and one entry from the 1859 New York City Directory.  The first advertisement ran on  May 23, 1859.  Spectacles, Stereoscopes and Views.—A New and splendid assortment can be had at 66 Nassau street.

The second advertisement appeared on May 31, 1859.  Spectacles, Stereoscopes and Views in great variety, at J. Prentice’s,  66 Nassau street.

The entry from the 1859 New York City Directory (residence section).  Jas. Prentice.  Math. Insts. 66 Nassau st. h.—33 Delancey.

James Prentice as a retailer is not listed in other photographic directories.

Benjamin Pike & Sons

1856-1857       518 Broadway, New York, New York.

Benjamin Pike & Sons were recorded in three advertisements in The New York Herald (New York, New York).  The first advertisement appeared on March 31, 1856.  Langenheim’s New Series of American stereoscopic views upon glass, and colored to nature by W. Loyd, Philadelphia—Genesee Valley, Niagara Falls in Winter, The Pottsville Coal Region, and other new views.  For sale by Benj. Pike & Sons, 518 Broadway.

The second advertisement appeared on April 7, 1856.  W. Loyd’s Improved Stereoscope, with F. Langenheim’s new series of American views— Niagara Falls, Genesee Valley, The Pottsville Coal Region, and other new views. A large assortment just received, by Benj. Pike & Sons, 518 Broadway.

The third advertisement ran on June 24 & 25, 1857.  Stereoscopes, Stereoscopes.—Paper Views, a new lot just received by Benj. Pike & Sons, 518 Broadway, opposite the St. Nicholas.

Benjamin Pike is recorded in Craig’s Daguerreian Registry with a different address 294 Broadway.