1848 Rooms in Allen’s Building, nearly opposite the Post Office, Ravenna, Ohio.
H. C. or H. O. Freeman was recorded in an advertisement and an announcement. The advertisement ran from July 5 to 26, 1848 in the Portage Sentinel (Ravenna, Ohio). Daguerreotype Miniatures. H. C. Freeman would announce to the Ladies and Gentlemen of this place, that he has opened rooms in Allen’s Building, nearly opposite the Post Office, where he will be happy to see such as may call to examine specimens or sit for miniatures. Important discoveries have been made in the art whereby the pictures are made indelible and susceptible of any amount of shading and coloring.
Likenesses taken in all kinds of weather and warranted to give satisfaction. Instructions given in the art and apparatus furnished.
The announcement appeared on July 19, 1848 in the Portage Sentinel (Ravenna, Ohio). Daguerreotype Miniatures. Mr. H. O. Freeman has taken rooms in Allen’s building, for the purpose of taking Daguerreotype likenesses. We have examined some very fine specimens taken by him since he came to our village, and think them the best we have ever seen. Those desirous of obtaining likenesses of themselves or friends, will do well to call upon Mr. Freeman, as we feel confident he will be able to give entire satisfaction.