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PIC ID: 4523

Edward L. Allen

American, 1830-1914

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Edward L. Allen arrived in the US from Nova Scotia in 1849 and was a daguerreotypist in Boston as early as 1851. By 1860 he was also a dealer of daguerreotype apparatus. In 1861 he partenered with Henry W. Horton as Allen & Horton. That partnership lasted just a year. In 1874 he partnered with Frank Rowell as Allen & Rowell, a partnership that lasted into 1892. He appeared on the 1900 census as a photographer, a widower boarding at 603 Tremont Street, but is not positively identified in the city directory in that or subsequent years. He died at his home in Roxbury, January 6, 1914.

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Edward L. Allen has 10 locations.

Birth (February, 1830)

Dartmouth, NS
Canada

Studio or Business (1851-1856)

203 Washington Street
Boston, MA
USA

Studio or Business (1857)

10 Tremont Row
Boston, MA
USA

Studio or Business (1858-1860)

289 Washington Street
Boston, MA
USA

Studio or Business (1861-1865)

13 Winter Street
Boston, MA
USA

Studio or Business (1866-1868)

6 Temple Place
Boston, MA
USA

Studio or Business (1869-1873)

24 Temple Place
Boston, MA
USA

Studio or Business (1874-1893)

25 Winter Street
Boston, MA
USA

Studio or Business (1893-1899)

122 Boylston Street
Boston, MA
USA

Death (January 6, 1914)

Boston, MA
USA