The Daguerreian Society

On this day (October 13) in the year 1845, the following two 
advertisements appeared in "The Boston Daily Bee" (Vol. 7, No. 144):

    P R E M I U M   D A G U E R R E O T Y P E S.
              75 COURT STREET, BOSTON.
251 Broadway, New York; 136 Chestnut street, Phila-
delphia; 122 Baltimore st., Baltimore; Broadway,
Saratoga Springs, and DuBuquie, Iowa.  Awarded
the first premium and highest honor by the American
and Franklin Institutes, and the Medal at the great
Boston Fair (1844) for the most beautiful colored Da-
guerreotypes ever exhibited.  Admittance free.
   Likenesses taken every day, without regard to wea-
   Pictures taken at this unrivalled establishment on
the largest size plates, or in groups of any desired
number in a style of the art superior to any thing of
the kind produced elsewhere.
   ---> Premium Apparatus, Plates, Cases, &c., supplied
at lower rates than at any other place in the United
States.                        tf                 026

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                   C H A S E ' S
        D A G U E R R E O T Y P E   R O O M S ,
2 5 7   W A S H I N G T O N   S T R E E T ,   B O S T O N
The most desirable location for this business in
the city; first floor over Haskell & Howland's
large Silk and Shawl Store, in the new and splendid
stone building, just erected, and entirely free from the
many objections and annoyances inseparable from
procuring likenesses at many other places.  The pro-
prietor's aim will be to make his rooms a genteel and
fashionable place of resort, where the public are guar-
antied as good pictures as this beautiful and valuable
art can produce, and his object being to EXCEL, no
pains or expense will be spared to secure the most
competent skill in every thing appertaining to the
business, and he would be glad of every opportunity
to compare his work, or put his skill in competition
with others.
  Mr. Snow, direct from Mr. Plumbe's, where his
long experience and unparalleled success prove he
CANNOT BE EXCELLED, will conduct the opera-
ting department.  Persons desirous of having like-
nesses are respectfully invited to call, and the most
fastidious shall be suited, or no charge.
   Instruction given, apparatus and stock furnished,
and warranted such as represented.
   Pictures taken in any weather.        tf       23

Posted for your enjoyment.      Gary W. Ewer       

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