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

On this day (August 27) in the year 1843, the following advertisement appeared in "The New York Herald." (Vol IX. No. 234): ----------------------------------------------------------------- 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.) ----------------------------------------------------------------- 08-27-95

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