Daguerreian Society

On this day (January 29) the following items appeared in their 
respective publications:
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In the 1848 "Boston Daily Evening Transcript"

   DAGUERREOTYPE.  Messrs Southworth & Hawes have taken a daguerreotype 
of Signora Biscaccianti, which is one of the best specimens of the art 
and most faithful likenesses we remember to have seen.  These artists 
are unsurpassed in this or any other country in the degree of 
perfection, to which they have carried the daguerreotyping process.

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In the 1846 "Rutland Herald" (Rutland, Vermont) Vol. 52, No. 5:

CHARLES H. GAY, of New York,
Daguerrian Artist, would respectfully
inform the citizens of Rutland, that he has
opened his Room in the Masonic Hall, oppo-
site A. Dyer's, where he will remain for a
short time, and will be prepared to execute the
various sizes from the smallest to the lar-
gest ever taken either in this country or in
Europe, and in a style which cannot be
   Groups of from 2 to 15 taken on a sin-
gle plate.
   Rooms open from 8 A.M. to 1-2 past 4
P.M.  Operations without regard to weath-
er from 9 A.M. to 4 P.M.
   The citizens are invited to call and ex-
amine specimens of the art brought to its
highest state of perfection.
   Rutland, Dec 4. 1845            49

Posted for your enjoyment.     Gary W. Ewer     

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