The single reference to an H. E. Kelley, cabinet card era photographer, was found in an 1899 Oakland, CA, city directory. The listing shows the photographer in Irvington, apparently a small community (at that time) 27 miles southeast of Oakland.
No other information has been found.
Following are some examples from other photographers named Kelley.
Not the one you were looking for? Here's the photographer's INDEX by name. Listed here are all the Cabinet Card photographers of the 19th century found in LOST GALLERY. This is a work in progress. For a look at the original postings go to LOST GALLERY.
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