The Daguerreian Society


On this day (March 8) in the year 1854, the following advertisements 
appeared in the "Norwich Weekly Courier" (Connecticut; Vol. 33, No. 2):
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             D A G U E R R E O T Y P E S.
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         THE NEW and MAGNIFICENT ESTABLISHMENT
                       -- of --
                   J.  G.  C A S E,

WITH its specimens of  U N E Q U A L L E D   M I N I A-
T U R E S, costly and unique Furniture, has been the
theme of universal conversation and admiration since its open-
ing.  No person can form a just estimate of the beauty now
displayed, as well in the furnishing as in the Daguerreotyping,
without a visit to, and criticism of, this already justly celebra-
ted establishment.
   Special pains will be taken to secure

Perfect  Miniatures  of  Young  Children  and  Infants

  The light used at these Rooms is a most beautiful North and
Sky Light, and the only one of the kind in this city.  The sky-
light is especially designed for Daguerreotyping

         L A R G E   F A M I L Y   G R O U P S,

as also Miniatures for handsome Frames, Cases, Lockets, Pins,
Rings, &c., &c.,
   The Rooms having been completed under the supervision of
J.G. Case, and fitted up at a great expense, render it the most
complete establishment of the kind in the country.

        A D D I T I O N A L   A T T R A C T I O N ! !

  Having perfected his arrangements, he is now prepared to
take pictures on the highly approved

                C R A Y O N   S Y S T E M ,

which for beauty and utility is unsurpassed by anything ever
before introduced in the art.
  N.B.--The prices for the different qualities and sizes of pic-
tures will be found lower than at any Room in this City--and
satisfaction warranted.
  The public are respectfully invited to call and look at this
establishment.

  Buswell Block, corner Main and Shetucket sts.

  Norwich, dec 21                                 eoweawtf43

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           D A G U E R R E A N   R O O M S.
                    CHARLES SWIFT
still occupies the old stand, 247 Washington street, where he
has facilities for taking good Pictures at reasonable prices.--
Satisfaction given in all cases.

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Posted for your enjoyment.      Gary W. Ewer       
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03-08-96


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