Friday, June 14, 2019

J H Whitley



Photographer: J H Whitley
303 Railroad Avenue
Elmira, N.Y.

John H Whitley
(1835 - 1896)

Timeline sources: Newspaper items as noted, city directories and US census

1830 Oct 31
Tioga County, NY, John J Whitley is born (Elmira (NY) Daily Gazette and Free Press, calculates 1835)
1855
Barton, NY, NY State census as farmer
1860
Owego, NY, US census as Daguerrian artist
1861
Elmira, NY city directory NOT listed
1861
Elmira (NY) Daily Gazette and Free Press, Whitley begins photographer’s career
1866
Elmira, NY, city directory as photographer with Mrs E T Dunn located at 2 Lake st (cor Lake and water streets)
1869
Elmira, NY, as photographer at 158 Lake
1871
Elmira, NY, city directory, as photographer at 10 and 12 Baldwin

1872
Elmira, NY, city directory as photographer at Whitley and Denton at 10 and 12 Baldwin
1874 - 1878
Elmira, NY, city directory as photographer at 201 e Water
1880
Elmira, NY, US census as photographer at 201 e Water
1882
Elmira, NY, city directory as photographer at Whitley and Harrison at 316 Orchard
1884 - 1896
Elmira, NY, city directory as photographer at 303 Railroad
1896 Jan 02
Elmira, (NY) Daily Gazette and Free Press, John H Whitley dies of stomach cancer

This cabinet card would have been finished between 1884 and 1895.

(Elmira, NY) Star Gazette - 03 Jan 1896



1878 City Directory display ad

1866 city directory display ad


photographer: J H Whitley
303 Railroad Avenue, Elmira, NY
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photographer: J H Whitley
303 Railroad Avenue, Elmira, NY
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photographer: J H Whitley
303 Railroad Avenue, Elmira, NY
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photographer: Whitley
303 Railroad Avenue, Elmira, NY
Example borrowed from Cabinet Card Gallery


Two stereo views attributed to J H Whitley



photographer: J H Whitley
303 Rail Road avenue. Elmyra, NY
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photographer: J H Whitley
303 Rail Road avenue. Elmyra, NY
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photographer: J H Whitley
303 Rail Road avenue. Elmyra, NY
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photographer: J H Whitley
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photographer: J H Whitley
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photographer: J H Whitley
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photographer: J H Whitley
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photographer: J H Whitley
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photographer: J H Whitley and CO
Dunn's Block, Elmira, NY
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reverse of card at left
owner dated 1864
(possibly 1861)

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