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PIC ID: 8716

Vail Bros.

American, active 1880s-1900s

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J. Watson Vail (1849-1922) was a Poughkeepsie photographer by 1868. He employed his brother Alonzo H. Vail by 1872, but it was not until 1881 that they took the name Vail Bros. City directories from 1902 to 1904 indicate that Alonzo was still using the name "Vail Bros.", though the studio was not, itself, listed and Alonzo was given only a residential address. His brother had retired, and in 1905 Alonzo joined the insurance firm of Vail, Sutton & Vail.

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Vail Bros. has 1 location.

Studio or Business (1881-1899)

254 Main Street
Poughkeepsie, NY