Max Bachert was born in Germany in 1845. Bachert worked in NYC for Sarony for several years. By 1870 he had moved to San Francisco where he was an employee of Bradley & Rulofson Photographers. By 1900 he was back in NYC where he was active until 1920.
Source: Edan Hughes, "Artists in California, 1786-1940"
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