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

On this day (October 24) in the year 1846, the following notices appeared in "The Daily Picayune" (New Orleans, Vol. X., Number 233): - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - (accompanied by a crude wood engraving illustration of a sitter, daguerreotypist with camera) Removal. M A G U I R E ' S DA- GUERREOTYPE ROOMS are removed to the south-east corner of Canal and Camp. Entrance No. 6 Camp street. Portraits guarantied perfect and satisfactory or no charge made. APPARATUS with Instructions (guarantied the genuine Voigtlander Camera) for sale on reasonable terms; Plates, Cases, &c., &c., for sale at the lowest prices. 016tf (and an additional advertisement...) Maguire's Daguerreotype. J. M. would respectfully return thanks for the liberal patronage bestowed on him since he first had the honor of introducing the DAGUERREOTYPE into New Orleans five years ago, during which time he has taken more portraits than any other person in the world. His specimens were exhibited at the Fair in competition with others taken by the best operator from New York, and he was awarded the FIRST PREMIUM. No specimens exhibited at his establishment but those taken by himself. J.M. assures the public his Portraits will continue to be what they always have been, the best. His long expe- rience and constant practice are the best inducements to persons desirous of instruction in the beautiful art. Genuine Voigtlander Cameras 20 per cent, cheaper than any in this city; all other articles the same. Plates at $2 40 per dozen; Scorillis[*] No. 1. for $3 25. guarantied the best plates made in the United States; Cases $2 75 and $3 50; New York Cameras at $18. Orders from the country promptly attended to. Entrance--No. 6 Camp street. o9--tf [*Scovills -G.E.] ----------------------------------------------------------------- 10-24-96

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