“Correct Likenesses”

Alonzo Nickerson, Daguerreotype Establishment!, ca. 1848 (809.2000)

Daguerreotype Establishment!
The subscriber would respectfully inform the inhabitants of… and vicinity, that he has arrived at the above place, and has taken rooms at… where he is prepared to execute
Daguerrean Likenesses,
To the satisfaction of all who may avail themselves of his services. Delay not, then as opportunity shall present to secure one or more of the Miniatures of Life, which, under the trying circumstances of final separation of friends, no price can purchase.
Will be set in Rings, Pins, Cases, Frames and Lockets; and no person will be expected to take a likeness unless perfectly satisfactory to themselves. Pictures will be executed in the Black Crayon, Magic Back-ground, Illuminated Back-ground, &c. &c., with all the modern improvements,
All persons wishing for
Correct Likenesses
of themselves or family, are respectfully invited to call and examine specimens. As the Subscriber’s Chemicals are prepared by himself, and from the best materials; he feels confident that for correctness and durability his likenesses are unsurpassed.

Pictures taken in fair weather, and warranted not to fade.
Pictures of sick or deceased taken at their residence.
Particular attention paid to copying from other Daguerreotypes.
Instruction given in the art on reasonable terms.

N.B. Perfect satisfaction given or no charge.
Democrat Press, Meredith Bridge.

Unidentified Photographer, [Two Unidentified Women with Book], ca. 1842-43 (2007.74.1)

Unidentified Photographer, [Unidentified Girl with Statuette], ca. 1850 (2009.22.1)

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