| As the brothers Meade have distinguished themselves in the Daguerrean and Photographic arts, it makes a history of the achievements of C. R. Meade interesting. At the age of eight years he came to this country from England, and as soon as he became old enough to exhibit a taste for a profession, his mind settled upon the arts. Shortly after the discoveries of Daguerre, he commenced the business, in Albany, of taking pictures by the newly-discovered process, and, jointly with his brother, established galleries in Buffalo, Troy, Saratoga and other places, but finally, in 1850, settled in New York city, and at once took the position as one of the first in the profession in the country. The years 1848 and 1854 he spent in Europe, where he took the portraits of the most celebrated personages; his discoveries, meanwhile, in the Daguerrean art caused him to be elected a member of the Societe Libre des Beaux Arts, Paris, and obtained for him medals from almost every scientific institution in the world. His remains were brought to New York city, and interred in Greenwood cemetery on Thursday, March 25th.
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