H. L. Chapin (The Dalles)
Operated a drug store that sold photographic supplies in 1866. Probably the first source of photographic materials east of the Cascades in Oregon.
News Items and Advertisements
1866: “Gates & Chapin, Wholesale and Retail Druggists, Stone Building, Washington Street, Dalles, Oregon. … Photographic Emporium. A full and complete assortment of all articles in the Photographic Line, at a Small Advance on San Francisco Prices. H. L. Chapin, Dalles. Justin Gates, Sacramento, Cal.” The Daily Mountaineer (The Dalles), April 29, 1866, pg. 2, col. 4.