1841-1859 2 North Liberty Street, Baltimore, Maryland.
William A. Wisong was recorded in six advertisements. The first advertisement was recorded on November 20, 1841 in the Edenton Sentinel and Albemarle Intelligencer (Edenton, North Carolina). Artists, Painters, And Daguerreotypist’s Depot. William A. Wisong, No. 2 N. Liberty st. Baltimore. Wholesale & Retail Dealers in Window Glass, Paints, Oil, Varnishes, [ ? ], Turpentine, Brushes, & c. Artist Materials, and a full and complete assortment of Daguerreotype Stock, of Cases, Plates, Chemicals, &c., &c. at the very lowest price.
The second advertisement ran from November 25 to December 3, 1849 in the New York Herald (New York, New York). Fine Arts.—To All Professional Daguerreotypers and Amateurs of the Photographic Art throughout the United States.—The subscribers, owners of Talbot’s United States Patent for taking pictures on paper, by aide of the Camera Obscura, considering that it is more consonant with the spirit of the age and the free institutions of this country, to give access to a valuable invention to every one who desires it, have concluded to dispose of this Patent Right, together with their valuable improvements, in individual licenses, at the trifling sum of thirty dollars for each of the first two hundred licenses, and fifty dollars for each subsequent one. For this sum every purchaser receives license to exercise the art throughout the United States, with the exception of the States of Louisiana, Alabama, Georgia, Florida and Texas, for which States the exclusive right has been sold previous to this arrangement; a copy of the original patent and a printed pamphlet containing a full, clear, and minute description of the process, as improved by the scribers. For further particulars, apply to the subscribers or their agents, post paid, who will send by return of mail a full prospectus of all the conditions. W. & F. Langenheim, Exchange, Philadelphia. Agent—E. White, 24 Broadway, New York City.
A. Q. Browns, 228 Washington Street, Boston.
Hale & Co., Boston.
Eastern Patent Agency, Boston.
W. A. Wisong, Baltimore
W. A. Pratt, Richmond, Va.
John C. Simons, King st., Charleston, S. C.
Peter Smith, Cincinnati, O.
Messrs. Long, St. Louis, Mo.
D. McDonnell, Buffalo, N. Y.
The third advertisement was recorded on May 1, 1850 in the Albemarle Bulletin (Edenton, North Carolina). Artists, Painters, And Daguerreotypist’s Depot. William A. Wisong, No. 2 N. Liberty st. Baltimore. Wholesale & Retail Dealers in Window Glass, Paints, Oil, Varnishes, [ ? ], Turpentine, Brushes, & c. Artist Materials, and a full and complete assortment of Daguerreotype Stock, of Cases, Plates, Chemicals, &c., &c. at the very lowest price.
The fourth advertisement was recorded on June 1,1852 in the Baltimore Pathfinder, Traveler’s Guide, and Business Register (Baltimore, Maryland). Artists, Painters And Daguerreotypists’ Depot. —0—Wm. A. Wisong, No. 2 N. Liberty st., Baltimore, Wholesale And Retail Dealers In Window Glass, Paints, Oil, &c., &c., Artists’ Materials, Daguerreotype Stock.
The fifth advertisement was recorded on June 1, 1852 in the Baltimore Pathfinder, Traveler’s Guide, and Business Register (Baltimore, Maryland).
Marks, R. H. 159 Baltimore.
Marsters, J. D. 147 Lexington st.
Perkins & Bro., 211 Baltimore st.
Perkins’s Rooms, Franklin Hall Building, 1 North street.
Pollock, 155 Baltimore
Whitehurst, J. H. 297 Baltimore.
King, F. W. & R. 33 South.
Wisong, Wm. A. 2 N. Liberty.
The sixth advertisement ran from June 30 to December 29, 1859 in the Civilian & Telegraph (Cumberland, Maryland). Artists’, Painters’, and Photographers’ Depot. The subscriber has constantly on hand a full assortment of materials for the use of Artist, Painters, & Photographers. Also on hand a large beautiful assortment of Stereoscopic Instruments and Views Embracing every variety of Foreign and American Landscapes, Statuary, Parlor and Rural Groups, & c. The beauty and interest of the Stereoscopic Views upon the parlor table furnish a never ending source of entertainment both to visitors and the home circle.
Country Merchants supplied on the most reasonable terms. W. A. Wisong, No 2 N. Liberty St., Baltimore, Md.
William A. Wisong is recorded in other photographic directories as being active in Baltimore from 1847-1859. A quick note I have not researched the Maryland Newspapers in any comprehensive way, yet. Maryland is rich in photographic history, and is on my to do list.
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