The 
Daguerreian Society


On this day, January 8, in the year 1846, the following advertisements 
appeared in the "Pennsylvania Reporter, and Home Journal" (Harrisburg) 
Vol. 4, No. 145:
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            DAGUERRIAN GALLERY,
     Over Speel & Zollinger's Hat Store.
               SILVER MEDAL
    AWARDED BY THE FRANKLIN INSTITUTE TO
                VAN LOAN.
For the best Daguerreotype Pictures ever exhibited
in PHILADELPHIA.
             Admittance Free!
dec25tf.


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       PLUMBE DAGUERREIAN GALLERIES
      Of Patent Colored Photographs--
REMOVED to 136 CHESNUT Street, Philadel-
phia.
    251 BROADWAY, New York,
    75 COURT street, Boston,
    Corner of NORTH and BALTIMORE streets,
Baltimore and
          DOUW'S BUILDING, Albany;
Constituting the oldest and most extensive establish-
ment of the kind in the world, and containing upwards
of a THOUSAND PICTURES!
              ADMITTANCE FREE.
   These Portraits having been awarded the medal,
four first premiums, and two highest honors, at the
exhibitions at Boston, New York, and Philadelphia,
are thus officially sustained in the position of superi-
ority heretofore universally assigned them by the pub-
lic, as the most perfect, and the most beautiful Daguer-
reotypes ever produced.
   Likenesses taken every day without regard to the
weather.
   This Establishment having been awarded the Medal
Four First Premiums, and two "Highest Honors" at
the Exhibitions in Boston, New York and Philadel-
phia, respectively, for best Pictures and Apparatus, is
thus officially sustained in the position of superiority
heretofore universally assigned it by the public, as
"First in the World."
   Price of these superb Photographs reduced to that
of ordinary ones at other places, so that no one need
now sit for an inferior likeness on the score of econo-
my.                                         m28tf.


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Posted for your enjoyment.     Gary W. Ewer     
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01-08-99


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