1848 Rooms in the Odd Fellow’s Hall Building, Penn Yan, New York.
Professor W. D. McAllaster was recorded in an announcement on September 19, 1848 in the Penn Yan Democrat. (Penn-Yan, New York). Professor W. D. McAllaster Would announce to the Ladies and Gentlemen of Penn Yan and vicinity, that he proposes leaving town in about two weeks, on a professional tour, and would just state that those who wish good imperishable Daguerreotype Likenesses of themselves or friends, that shall equal in artistical beauty and style of shading any of the latest style of steel engravings, that they can get them by calling at his Daguerrean Gallery in the Old Fellow’s Hall building before he leaves.
Price on Medium size plates, $1.50 Price for 2 Medium size plates, $2.00
Others according to size and quality of cases. A liberal deduction to whole families. Most kinds of Produce taken in payment, such as poultry, butter, cheese, lard, fruit, &c. and cash will in no instance be refused. Call and examine.
W. D. McAllaster is recorded in Craig’s Daguerreian Register as being active in Penn Yan, New York in 1850-1851.