The Daguerreian Society

On this day (June 1) in the year 1847, the following advertisements 
appeared in the "Salem Gazette" (vol. 66, No. 65):
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              Daguerreotype Miniatures
            F O R   O N E   D O L L A R !
          Competition the Life of Business.

and put in good Morocco Cases, in Kinsman's New
Block, 146 Essex corner of Liberty street, over Wm.
Archer's Jewelry store.  Rooms always open for the
exhibition of the collection of
where Likenesses will be taken in the most approved
style, in a few minutes, and set in Frames, Cases,
Lockets, Pins, &c, &c.
  The public are respectfully invited to call and
examine specimens at the rooms.
  Prices from $1 to $12.         Tf       june 1

             S A M U E L   M A S U R Y ,
Has taken Rooms in Kinsman's New Building,
(a few doors below the Post Office, on Essex street,
Salem,) for the purpose of taking

    D a g u e r r e o t y p e   M i n i a t u r e s

in a NEW and ELEGANT STYLE, and of larger sizes
than are generally taken.
  MINIATURES taken at this Gallery, are warrant-
ed to give perfect satisfaction, and not to fade or change
appearance in any way, or for any number of years.  As
many persons suppose that Daguerreotype Miniatures
can be taken only in fair weather, I beg leave to say,
that, by a recent discovery, I am prepared to take
Miniatures in cloudy weather, and will warrant as good
Pictures taken in cloudy, as in pleasant weather.
  Hours of Operation, for 9 o'clock, A.M. until 4
P.M.  Ladies and Gentlemen are invited to call and
examine my specimens.
  MINIATURES set in Cases, Lockets and Frames.--
Prices from $2.50 to $10.00.
  mch 9--epis                              S. MASURY

             D A G U E R R E O T Y P E,
                   FOR ONE DOLLAR.
  Daguerreotype Likenesses taken and colored and
neatly put up in a handsome morocco case, for One
Dollar, at No. 289 Essex street, one door west of Me-
chanic Hall.                            April 13.

Posted for your enjoyment.      Gary W. Ewer       

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