Le Mire & Bouchez

1856                Rooms in the Brick House, Opelousas, Louisiana.

Le Mire & Bouchez were recorded in one announcement and one advertisement in The Opelousas Courier (Opelousas, Louisiana).  The announcement ran on April 19, 1856.  Daguerreotype Artists.—In looking over our advertisement column, our readers will see that Messrs. Le Mire and Bouchez, have taken lodging in our town, and are now ready to take likenesses, landscapes, &c., by different processes, viz: Daguerreotype, Photography and Ambrotype.  All the specimens that we have seen at their saloon proves to us that they are no common artist and deserves a share of the public patronage.

The advertisement ran from April 19 to May 17, 1856.  Le Mire & Bouchez, Artist in Photography, Daguerreotype and Ambrotype.  having just arrived in Opelousas, and have taken rooms in the brick house, lately occupied by Mrs. Pigeon, as a Millinery store, where they are prepared to take  likenesses, pictures, landscapes, & c., on glass, paper or metal, according to the taste of those wishing to encourage them.

They intend to remain in this town but a few days, the public are invited to come and examine their specimens, which will be, they hope a sufficient encouragement to satisfy the most difficult, with a portrait, a correct view of a building, &c.   Opelousas.

Le Mire & Bouchez as partners or individuals, are not recorded in other photographic directories.

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