The 
Daguerreian Society


On this day (December 17) in the year 1850, the following brief
advertisement appeared in the "Boston Daily Evening Transcript":
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A DAGUERREOTYPE is nature's true penciling--
    Shadow of a form by friendship held dear;
  Picture of the soul's dwelling--
    Token of love for Christmas and New Year.
Dec 17              1p             CHASE.

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A note from Gary:  I received a few responses regarding the Plumbe 
advertisement posted in the 12-8-96 DagNews. I've added the comments to 
that particular day's post and have made the file available (along with 
all previous DagNews messages) on The Daguerreian Society's web site at:
    http://www.daguerre.org/resource/dagnews/dagnews.html

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Posted for your enjoyment.      Gary W. Ewer       
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12-17-96


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