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Champaign County
Early Photographers


Data has been gathered from newspaper gleanings and advertisements
by Donald Aikman

1850's

Samuel G. Alschuler, Urbana IL 1850's

Joseph Buchtel
(famous photographer Worked for 6 months, late 1851 to April 1852, Urbana)

Campbell & Col have opened an Ambrotype Gallery in the Cantner's block. (ca.1857)

Mr. Edward DeForrest has opened an Ambrotype room in West Urbana. ( feb 1858)

G H Flock, Landscape photogragher, St Joseph Illinois

Hisky 1858-1859, in partnership as Walter and Hisky. (Urbana ILL )

F. M. Pickerbill, the photographer, of Homer

Wadhams, David, 1854-1855, Urbana, Ill

Walter ., 1858-1859, in partnership as Walter and Hisky, Urbana, Ill


1860's

D. Rodocker of Champaign City, Illinois

C.B.MILLS, PHOTOGRAPHER AND AMBROTYPIST, HOMER, ILLS

C. A Summers Homer Illinois

THOS. NAUGHTON, PHOTOGRAPHER, CHAMPAIGN



1880's


M. E. Case, a prominent photographer of Urbana (ca.1885)

Gambles & Stafford, Champaign ILL

Gamble, Champaign, Ill in the 1880s he was in Urbana

C. H. Parker, the well-known photographer of this city (Champaign) ( ca. 1884)

SCOGGIN & PEABODY'S NEW PHOTOGRAPH PARLORS NO. 5 MAIN STREET URBANA, ILLS 

J. T. Doran, the photographer, has moved his gallery to LeRoy.

F. M. Pickerbill, the photographer, of Homer, has become a fixture. He started in business in 1850 and followed it until the breaking out of the war when he enlisted and served his country until the close. He was burned out last year but has purchased a new outfit.
F. Ritchie, a former popular photographer of this place, was here. Tolono

Frank M. Pickerell of Homer has sold out his photograph gallery to E. Kindmark.

SCOGGIN & PEABODY'S NEW PHOTOGRAPH PARLORS NO. 5 MAIN STREET URBANA, ILLS 

Stevens Champaign Illinois

St. Joseph
- Cy Peabody moved his photograph gallery to Mansfield, Monday.

Cy Peabody went to Mansfield to sell his photograph gallery at that place.

 Noel and Bradley, formerly of Gamble's photograph parlors have located for the present in Tolono.

James Adams of Sterling, Ill., has purchase the Chase photograph gallery and is ready for business.

Sadorus

 Nation & Chancellor's photograph gallery camped near the depot until Sunday. They packed their tent for Dakota.

Webster, 21 Main Street, (ca 1880-1890)


1890's


Van Ness, Urbana ILL ( ca.1890)

WICKERSHAM, Urbana, IL (ca 1880-1890)

(The Photographers from the 1880's was found with the help of Joan Lund)


1900's

ABERNATHY Studio, 53 N. Walnut Champaign, Ill ( ca.1900)

CORNWELL, Champaign, ILL (ca. 1900)


The DUDLEY, East Side, Champaign, Ill. (ca. 1900)

E. S. HALL Studio, Champaign, Ill (abt 1900)

MAGUIRE & STEPHENS, Urbana, Ill (ca. 1900)

The ROSE Studio, Champaign, ILL (ca. 1900)

WELLS Photographer, 21 Main St., Champaign, ILL (ca. 1900)


Unknown Dates


BATCHENS, Urbana, Ill

DUNCAN Studio, Champaign, Ill


EBERT & MILLER The Place Studio, Urbana, Ill

W . MORGAN, Church St. and Near Main Champaign, Ill





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