Sunday, January 6, 2019

W H Baker of Saratoga Springs, NY


photographer: W H Baker
448 Broadway, Saratoga Springs, NY
Example from auction site

reverse of the card at the left

There are no examples of the work of W H Baker of Saratoga Springs, NY, in LOST GALLERY. The research here is to see if there was any connection to the W H Baker of Barnesvill, OH, or perhaps to Baker Art Gallery of Columbus, OH.
Apparently there is not.

William Henry Baker
(1842-1923)
1842 Dec
NY state records and US census, William Henry Baker is born to Henry and Mary Baker
1868 (earliest city directory available)
Saratoga Springs, NY, city directory as photographer with Warriner & Baker (Albert G Warriner) at 100 Broadway; res: house Catharine near Rock
1872
Saratoga Springs, NY, city directory as photographer with Baker and Record (Emerson A Record) at Commercial Bank Building, 114 Broadway; res Division next to Depot
1874
Saratoga Springs, NY, city directory as photographer with Baker and Record (Emerson A Record) at 114 Broadway; res: Division, n of Franklin
1876
Saratoga Springs, NY, city directory as photographer with Baker and Record, (Emerson A Record) at 360 Broadway; res American Hotel
1877 through 1881
Saratoga Springs, NY, city directory NOT available
1882
Saratoga Springs, NY, city directory as photographer with Baker and Record, (Emerson A Record) at 448 Broadway; res 66 Carolyn

1884, 1885, 1886
Saratoga Springs, NY, city directory as photographer at 448 Broadway; res 66 Caroline
1887
Saratoga Springs, NY, city directory as photographer at 448 Broadway; res 446 Broadway
1888
Saratoga Springs, NY, city directory as photographer at 446 Broadway; res same
1889
Saratoga Springs, NY, city directory pages missing, studio at 446 Broadway
1890
Saratoga Springs, NY, city directory as photographer no studio listed, Magovern listed at 446 Broadway; res: 67 White
1891 to 1898, 1900, 1901
Saratoga Springs, NY, city directory as photographer with Magovern & Baker (Thomas F Magovern) at 446 Broadway; res 140 Spring
1902 and 1903 city directory unavailable
1904 to 1910
Saratoga Springs, NY, city directory as photographer at 446 Broadway; res 140 Spring
1912
Saratoga Springs, NY, city directory as photographer but not in business pages, perhaps working for another photographer; res 140 Spring


1915
Saratoga Springs, NY, NY state census as photographer; res 140 Spring
1916
Saratoga Springs, NY, city directory as Retired; res 140 Spring
1920
Saratoga Springs, NY, US census, as no occupation listed; res 140 Spring st
1923 Jul 15
Saratoga Springs, NY, city directory, entry in 1923 city directory says that W H Baker died; the notation was also found in the New York death Index

The examples included on this page are mostly from 448 Broadway. These would have been finished between 1884 and 1887 when Baker was working alone at that address.


City Directory ad from 1872

photographer: W H Baker
448 Broadway, Saratoga Springs, NY
example from Spotlight on Stanford University


photographer: W H Baker
448 Broadway, Saratoga Springs, NY
example from KEN on Flickr
Owner dated 1884

photographer: W H Baker
448 Broadway, Saratoga Springs, NY
example from KEN on Flickr
Owner dated 1884

photographer: W H Baker
448 Broadway, Saratoga Springs, NY
example from KEN on Flickr
Owner dated 1884

photographer: W H Baker
448 Broadway, Saratoga Springs, NY
example from KEN on Flickr
Owner dated 1884


photographer: W H Baker
448 Broadway, Saratoga Springs, NY
example from KEN on Flickr
Owner dated 1884

photographer: W H Baker
448 Broadway, Saratoga Springs, NY
example from KEN on Flickr
Owner dated 1884

photographer: W H Baker
448 Broadway, Saratoga Springs, NY
example from KEN on Flickr
Owner dated 1884

photographer: W H Baker
448 Broadway, Saratoga Springs, NY
example from KEN on Flickr
Owner dated 1884


photographer: W H Baker
448 Broadway, Saratoga Springs, NY
example from KEN on Flickr
Owner dated 1884

photographer: W H Baker
448 Broadway, Saratoga Springs, NY
example from KEN on Flickr
Owner dated 1884

photographer: W H Baker
448 Broadway, Saratoga Springs, NY
example from KEN on Flickr
Owner dated 1884

photographer: W H Baker
448 Broadway, Saratoga Springs, NY
example from KEN on Flickr
Owner dated 1884

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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
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