Northern Visitors on streets in Jacksonville, Fla. W.C. Echard’s Photo Gallery. Information supplied by Randy Atkins: “This view was taken at 17-1/2 West Bay Street. Attached is an 1876 ad for W.C. Echard’s gallery. After the Civil War, Echard came to the South from Virginia and worked as an itinerant tent photographer. Over the years he built his business and established several photography parlors, primarily in Mississippi and Alabama.