B. H. Mace

1847                Batchelder’s Brick Block, up stairs, Church Street, directly opposite Kern’s                                    Store, Burlington, Vermont.

B. H. Mace was recorded in three advertisements in the Burlington Free Press (Burlington, Vermont). The first advertisement ran from July 2 to September 10, 1847. Daguerrean Gallery!  Batchelder’s Brick Block, up stairs, Church Street, directly opposite Kern’s Store.  B. H. Mace Has The Pleasure of Announcing to the citizens of Burlington, that he has made a permanent establishment in this place, where he is practicing the Daguerreotype art in the highest style of perfection.  For this purpose and for the reception of visitors, he has been to much labor and great expense in furnishing his rooms.  Having practiced the art for a great length of time, and availed himself of all the late improvements, he feels confident that he can give universal satisfaction to all who may favor him with their patronage.  Miniatures taken any weather, with or without colors, in a superior style, and neatly set in Lockets, Pins, Rings, Bracelets, Cases, Frames, or in from 4 to 12 Plate Family Cards, sunk in splendid Mahogany and Rosewood frames.  The Public are respectfully invited to call and examine specimens.  Perfect satisfaction given in all cases or no charge.  Instructions given in the art for $50, embracing all the chemical manipulations pertaining thereto, and every principle explained and illustrated by experiments from the first discoveries of M. Daguerre of France, down to the latest Heliographic Drawings of Germany, and success guaranteed.

To Artist he would give notice that he has on hand German and American Cameras of all sizes, a large and beautiful assortment of Gold plated Lockets, Plates, Cases, Frames, Chemicals, Polishing materials, &c., for sale at wholesale and retail, at the lowest cash prices. B. H. Mace, Burlington June 25, 1847.

The second advertisement ran from September 10 to 24, 1847.  B. H. Mace’s Daguerrean Gallery, over Batchelder’s Shoe Store, Church street, Burlington, Vermont.  Miniatures $1.50 only.

The third advertisement ran from October 1 to 15, 1847.  B. H. Mace’s Daguerrean Gallery!  Batchelder’s Brick Block up Stairs, Church street, directly opposite Kern’s Store.  By a new chemical combination, he is enabled to produce perfect Likenesses, at five seconds sitting, which will not effect the weakest eyes, nor give time for the expression of the countenance to change.

Ladies and gentlemen are invited to call and examine specimens.

B. H. Mace is not recorded in other photographic directories.

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