Associates & Family of Alfred S. Campbell, Campbell Art Co., Campbell Studio

Back in 1892 the Campbell Art company employed over 300 people, when it was rebuilt the company grew.
Alfred S. Campbell Art Company distributed their postcards, stereoviews, calendars, cards, fineart prints, etc. all over the country and at least in England; employing numerous salesman, artists, photographers and later, authors of verse, etc.
The Campbell Studio also employed many.
Montauk Photographic Co. & Landon, Kent & Co. also employed many.
Not to mention the stockholders....
Or that he had a large family....

Someone must know a family member or someone who knew or worked for this man!!!
Please share your information and photos!!!


 Here’s a list of a few names associated with Alfred S. Campbell, Campbell Art Company, Campbell Studios, etc…

Employees or Business partners of Campbell:

Napoleon Sarony: Brought Alfred S. Campbell to US

Oliver Sarony – Napoleon’s brother.
Famous Photographer in England at the time. I assume they met!

Otto Sarony – Napoleon’s son, worked with Alfred S. Campbell at Sarony & Co. while it was still partners, Napoleon Sarony & Alfred S. Campbell. Approx 1870-1.

Mr. Richardson – Negative developer at Sarony & Co.

Yale, Dartmouth, West Point, Harvard Staff & Students 1869-1871 – Sarony & Co. were photographers.

Francis H. Price – They collaborated on Patent, then partnered in Price & Campbell
listed in Trow Corporation Directory NY . approx 1877

Rudolf Eickemeyer, Jr. – Photographer, Managed than partnered, Campbell Studios, NY.

George Henry Morand – Photographer, Managed / President Campbell Studios

Henri C Morand – Photographer, NY manager

JH Scarborough – Witness on Campbell’s Patent drawing. Perhaps they worked together later as well. Scarborough patented many ideas for Campbell Printing Press & Mfg. Co. though I am unsure of Alfred’s relation to that company.

William Thurston Gilbert – Yale graduate. Director, Alfred S. Campbell Art Company.

John Walton - A foreman of Alfred S. Campbell's (Art Co.) Picture Factory. Burned the factory down in 1892 to hide his theft of silver.

Wesley Allison (Philadelphia) – partner in Montauk Photographic Co.

Gustave C. Gennert (Ny, NJ, IL) – Partner in Montauk Photographic Co. possibly also married Alfred Campbell’s daughter Florence. (Mrs. Florence Campbell Gennert mentioned)

Arthur Rice – Director, Vice-President, then President Alfred S. Campbell Art Co. Well known sportsman, possibly also lawyer.

Perry Chamberlain - NY Representative for the Campbell Art Company, NJ.

Emil Jacob - Manager for Campbell Art Company Factory

Robert D. Benson – Director, President Campbell Art Co.

William S. Benson – Secretary, Director Campbell Art Co.

Dickson Q. Brown – Director then President Campbell Art Co.

Alanson A. Sumner - Director Campbell Art Co.

George T. Rogers - Director Campbell Art Co.

Walter Miller - worked for Campbell Art Co. 1908-16, as Supt & Treasurer.

Charles B. Morse - Publication manager of the Campbell Art Co.

Fritz Hoeflich - Connected with the Campbell Art Company


Obituary in times states he was friends with Thomas Nash, William Cullen Bryant, Kate Fields, Joseph Jefferson, Henry W. Longfellow

Charlotte Cushman - German Tenor Singer. One of first sitters at Sarony & Co. NY

These people may not have remembered him fondly but ...

J. M. Burnett, - Alfred S. Campbell judgement.

JR Franklin - Alfred S. Campbell judgement.

Joseph Tilney - Alfred S. Campbell judgement.

Henry Pellatt - Alfred S. Campbell judgement.

Theodore H. Smith – Campbell Art Co. took legal action against him.

T. Olive - Campbell Art Co. took legal action against him.

Frances S. Campbell –Sued Campbell Art Company.

Richard Bong - Sued Campbell Art Company.

Mcguire & Collier – Lawyers for Campbell - There were a few!!!



Alfred S. Campbell – Photographer, Entrepreneur, born 1840, England, came to US 1866, died 1912 in France but home in Elizabeth NJ)

Annie Campbell – wife (born 1843?)
Father was Irish Mother English.

Immediate Family:
Emma Campbell, (b England 1866 - )
Minnie (1868 – 1880 or 1881)
Florence Campbell – (1870 -
Possibly married Gustave Gennert (owned photography patents, Montauk Photographic Manufacturing Co. with Alfred Campbell)
Charlotte (Lottie) Campbell (1875 –
Isabella (Izzy) Campbell (1877 – 1915)- NY Times obituary claims died as Isabella Smith Campbell

Arthur P. Campbell (1872 – 1955?) - 
 Arthur's Family (from NY Times Obituary Dec. 8, 1955)–
Mrs. James W. Hand Jr. of Greenwich Village, NY
4 sons:
Alfred S. Campbell of Alrinton, VT;
William R. Campbell & Colin Campbell - city unknown
Fourth unknown

On 1880 Census their household also listed two dressmakers:
Mattie Higgins (1854 -
Annie Kline (1835 -

According to 1880 census, only Florence, Arthur and Lottie, were at school this year. The other family members were “at home”

When Alfred S. Campbell died his obituary claims he left a wife, son and only 3 daughters. I believe, Minnie passed?? and I am not sure which other daughter did not survive. Isabella died two years after Alfred.

Alfred S. Campbell made his home in Elizabeth, New Jersey. Last known (of Annie, widow) at 554 Madison Ave., Elizabeth, NJ.

In 1921 listing, Campbell Art Co. Art Printers were at 1144 Elizabeth Ave., Elizabeth, NJ, and son Arthur P. Campbell owned or worked for an ad agency at 546 Madison Ave., NY, and i believe company was called Arhtur Campbell Art Compnay then???