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On this day (August 27) in the year 1843, the following advertisement
appeared in "The New York Herald." (Vol IX. No. 234):
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                PHILADELPHIA DAGUERREOTYPE
                      ESTABLISHMENT.
             EXCHANGE BUILDING, ROOMS 26 & 27.

THE Subscriber, having procured the Agency for the sale of
V O I G T A N D E R 'S   D A G U E R R E O T Y P E   A P P A,
R A T U S, constructed according to Professor Perzval's calculation
have on hand a large assortment of the Apparatus, and artists
as well as amateurs of their art, wishing to procure a good ap
-paratus, will find it to their advantage to procure instruments
of this construction.  They also have lately imported a large
quantity of German French plates, and all the chemicals
used in their art, which they warrant in every respect, as they
are made to their order.  Polishing substances, and morocco
cases, and all necessary materials are sold on the most reason-
able terms.  The following gentlemen have agreed to act as
their agents, viz:--
  E. White, Esq., 175 Broadway, N.Y.
  P. Haas, Esq., Washington, D.C.
  Dr. A. Caspari, Richmond, Va.
  P. Laurens, Esq., Savannah, Ga.
  William West, Esq. Cincinnati, Ohio.
  All communications (post paid) and orders, accompanied
with remittances, will be promptly attended to, and should be
directed to                          W. & F. LANGENHEIM
  je 1 em*r                             Exchange Building. Phila.

(Original misspellings of "Voightlander" and "Petzval" have been maintained.  -G.E.)
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Posted for your enjoyment.       Gary W. Ewer      
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08-27-95


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