|Dates||1825 - 1876|
|Born||Maine, United States|
|Died||New York, New York, United States|
Born in Maine and having learned the
By the late 1850s, Vance owned galleries throughout Northern California; Carleton Watkins ran Vance's gallery in San Jose. Vance later owned galleries in Nevada and as far away as Hong Kong. He left California in 1865 and died in New York.