George Brown, Jr.

1842                Rooms at Fouquet’s Hotel, Plattsburgh, New York.

George Brown, Jr. was recorded in two advertisement in the Plattsburgh Republican (Plattsburgh, New York.)  The first advertisement ran from February 12 to March 5, 1842.  Photographic Likenesses, By the Daguerreotype Process.  Mr. George Brown, Jr. Respectfully informs the Ladies and Gentlemen of the Village of Plattsburg and vicinity, that he has taken rooms at Fouquet’s Hotel, where he will be happy to wait upon all who wish to procure correct Likenesses.  By a recent discovery, his likenesses are made as distinct and beautiful as a Steel Engraving, and as the effect is produced by a Chemical action, formed by the rays of Light reflected from the face upon a Silver Plate covered with several Chemical compounds, the cannot be otherwise than correct.  The process is expeditious, so that Likenesses are furnished in a few minutes; and as Mr. Brown engages to give satisfaction, or make no charge, nothing can be lost to any one who may give him a call.

All are invited to call at his room between the hours of 10 A. M. and 4 P. M. and examine his specimens.  Mr. B. would also state to any person desirous of entering into the above business, that they can be instructed how to take likenesses, the darkest day during the year, and can be furnished with an apparatus which for the amount of capital and time invested, offers the best chance for a permanent and steady business with which the said capital can be invested.

The second advertisement ran in the same newspaper on February 19, 1842.  Daguerreotype Likenesses.—Mr. Brown will remain at Fouquet’s Hotel a few days longer, and all who wish for a correct copy of the “human face divine,” should call on him immediately.  His terms are very reasonable.

George Brown, Jr. does not appear in other photographic directories.

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