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  The research archive of Gary W. Ewer regarding the history of the daguerreotype

On this day, July 9, in the year 1853,the following notice appeared in the Norfolk Chronicle (England): -------------------------------------------------- CORRECT LIKENESSES TAKEN BY THE Daguerreotype & Photographic Process, AT Mrs. SMITH'S PORTRAIT GALLERY, Cherry Street, near the New Church, Laken- ham, Norwich Price, from Five Shillings and upwards, THOSE at Seven Shillings and Sixpence, Half a Guinea, Fifteen Shillings, & One Guinea, a e all with handsome Morocco Cases, complete at those prices. N.B.--Where whole Families are taken, reductions will be made. Miniatures for Broaches at very low prices. Gold Broaches are also kept on Sale. Mrs. Smith invites her Friends to visit at the Gal lery, to view her Specimens of the beautiful delenia tions of the human face divine. (Original structure and spelling maintained - G.E.) -------------------------------two more items of note---- If you have access to the World Wide Web with a graphical web browser, you won't want to miss the Web page for the National Museum of American Art's exhibition, "Secrets of Dark Chamber." Point your browser to: http://www.nmaa.si.edu/secrets/secretshtml/secrets.html ******************************* Also, I have been asked by someone not wired (to the Net that is) to post the following inquiry: Are there any subscribers to DagNews that are producing daguerreotypes? If they are not on my mailing list, have them contact me for my occasional newsletter regarding modern daguerreotypy. Thanks! Charlie Schreiner P.O. Box 711 Saugatuck, MI 49453 (USA) ----------------------------------------------------------------- 07-09-95

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