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

On this day (July 24) the following two items appeared in their respective newspapers: - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - In the "Waltham Sentinel" (Mass, 1857, Vol.2, No.70): It is estimated that there are $607,429 worth of daguerreotypes taken in Massachusetts a year. A great capital invested in faces. - - - - - - - - - - - - In the "Springfield Gazette" (Mass, 1844, Vol.13, No.30): D A G U E R R E A N G A L L E R Y --OF-- Inimitable Colored P H O T O G R A P H S, N O. 2 F O U N T A I N R O W ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ STOCK, COOLEY & CO. having recently arranged with an experienced New York operator, are prepared to execute the fin- ished colored Photographs ever produced.-- The durability and truthfulness of expression of these superb likenesses will be warranented in every instance. They will be taken without regard to weather, and put up in any style.-- Other operators and pupils who wish to ac- quire the recent improvements of the art, will be instructed more thoroughly than at any other place in the United States. Photo- graphic apparatus, plates, cases, frames, chem- icals, colors, and written instructions, furnish- ed to order. J. W. STOCK, Portrait and Miniature Painter, in connexion with the above estab- lishment, will execute any commands in his line. July 24 30 (original spelling maintained. -G.E.) ----------------------------------------------------------------- 07-24-96

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