Thursday, September 7, 2017

John R Potter


Photographer:
J. R. Potter
323 Main Street
Buffalo, New York

John R Potter
(Feb 1840 - 1909)

J. R. Potter worked in Buffalo, NY, for his entire career but he moved a lot and changed associations often. He also worked for other photograph studios as well as his own.

1840
born in New York.
1863
photographer working with (or for) W M Knight
1865 - 1866
employed as photographer, studio unknown
1867
working as clerk
1868 - 1871
employed as photographer, studio unknown

1872
photographer as Potter and Spooner at 305 Main
1873
photographer at 19 E Seneca
1874
photographer, Potter and Knight
1875 - 1876
photographer, Hamblin and Potter
1877 - 1878
employed as photographer, studio unknown
1879
photographer with W M Knight
1880 - 1881
has own studio 256 Main
1882 - 1891
has own studio 323 Main
1893 - 1895
employed as photographer, studio unknown
1896 - 1898
has own studio 252 Main

1899 - 1900
has own studio, 153 Broadway, corner of Broadway and Michigan
1901
employed as photographer, studio unknown
1902 - 1908
has own studio at 444 Main
1909
Dies in Buffalo, NY

The cabinet card shown here must have been finished between 1882 and 1891.

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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